Lise S. Test


On May 11, 2023, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) issued a Frequently Asked Question (“FAQ”), which calls into question the use of “springing rights,” a broadly used instrument to expedite financings while complying with mandatory filing requirements. The FAQ addresses the timing for when a filing must be made for a transaction triggering a mandatory filing. Since implementation of the mandatory filing requirements, transaction parties have used springing or deferred…