Mayer Brown

International Top 30 position: 6
International 50 position (Asia-Pacific): 8

Categories:Energy,Environment

President Obama orders divestiture of Chinese investment in US wind farms; investor mounts unprecedented legal challenge

During the past 25 years, the US government, through the interagency Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS” or the “Committee”), has reviewed hundreds of potential foreign acquisitions of US businesses. On September 12, 2012, a foreign acquirer took the unprecedented step of challenging in federal court the application of CFIUS’s authority.

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201 Bishopsgate
London
EC2M 3UG
UK

Firmwide revenue 2011 ($m): 2,313
Total lawyers: 1,523
No. of lawyers: 234
Offices: 8
Jurisdiction: US
No. of offices: 8
No. of qualified lawyers: 309