Lessons from the Trenches

July 15, 2014

The following article written by Gibson Dunn partner Jose W. Fernandez appears in the July/August 2014 issue of International Financial Law Review.  As a former representative to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US, Mr. Fernandez explains the realities of filing with the body and suggests that applicants should treat the process like a confession, not a deposition. 

Mr. Fernandez joined the firm’s New York office in 2013 after serving for nearly four years at the State Department, where he was appointed Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs in 2009.  During his time in office, Mr. Fernandez was the State Department’s principal representative in CFIUS.     

Lessons from the Trenches (click on title)





© 2014, IFLR, July/August 2014.  Reprinted with permission from International Financial Law Review.

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