When foreign investment and national security collide by Dan Epstein November 27, 2012 As part of the arms race between the United States and Russia that fueled the Cold War, Congress established the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) under the Defense Production Act of 1950. CFIUS’s […]
Should the federal government have unchecked authority to interfere in matters of business and trade?
Should the federal government have unchecked authority to interfere in matters of business and trade at the expense of due process rights? This question has been brought to light in Ralls Corp. v. Obama et al, a lawsuit challenging a shut-down of a Chinese-owned wind farm project in Oregon. Cause […]