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: U.K. to propose powers to block London listings on national security grounds

Companies could be blocked from listing on the London Stock Exchange on national security grounds, under new powers being proposed by the U.K. government......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 26th, 2021

Canada Blocks China-Led Deal for Construction Firm

Canada’s Liberal government said it would block a nearly billion-dollar deal led by China’s of CCCC International to buy Toronto-based Aecon Group on national-security grounds......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Canada blocks Chinese bid for construction company, citing national security

Canada’s Liberal government said Wednesday that it would block a nearly billion-dollar Chinese-led deal for a construction company on national-security grounds.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2018

Trump moves to block China Mobile"s U.S. entry on national security grounds

(Reuters) - The U.S. government moved on Monday to block China Mobile Ltd from offering services to the U.S. telecommunications market, recommending its application be rejected because the government-owned firm posed national security risks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 2nd, 2018

Trump moves to block China Mobile from U.S.

The U.S. government has moved to block China Mobile from offering services to the American telecommunications market, recommending its application be rejected on grounds of national security. Grace Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 3rd, 2018

UK to ramp up powers to block takeovers by foreign companies

The British government plans to expand its powers to block takeovers by foreign companies that pose national security concerns......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 24th, 2018

UK cracks down on foreign investment to protect national security

Foreign takeovers of UK companies will be subject to additional scrutiny under a government proposal that makes it easier to block deals on national security grounds......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 24th, 2018

: Biden rails against Trump efforts to block Pentagon transition as ‘nothing short of irresponsibility’

President-elect Joe Biden said political appointees in the Defense Department and other agencies have engaged in "obstruction" as his transition team seeks information about ongoing planning on national security measures......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 28th, 2020

LSE gets U.S. nod for Refinitiv deal

The London Stock Exchange Group said on Monday it had gained approval from the U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment for its $27 billion takeover of analytics firm Refinitiv, judging there were no national security concerns with the deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 16th, 2020

Trump Today: Trump threatens to block Bolton testimony in impeachment trial

President Donald Trump suggested Friday he’d block possible testimony by his former national security adviser in the Senate’s impeachment trial......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2020

U.K. launches security probe into U.S. buyout group Advent’s £4 billion Cobham takeover

The U.K. government has ordered an investigation into the £4 billion acquisition of defense manufacturer Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent International on national security grounds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2019

Britain orders security investigation into Cobham-Advent deal

The $5 billion acquisition of British defence company Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent International could be blocked on national security grounds after the government ordered an investigation into the agreed deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 18th, 2019

DoJ May Block Google-Backed Fiber-Optic Project Over "National Security" Fears

Offering a glimpse of complications that are arising from Washington's campaign to stamp out 'nation.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 29th, 2019

​Demand grows for lawyers in secretive world of Cfius

Leading global law firms are engaged in a bidding war for attorneys versed in the ways of U.S. foreign investment reviews as Washington steps up its scrutiny of deals on national security grounds......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2019

Supercomputing is latest front in U.S.-China high-tech battle

China’s burgeoning supercomputer industry became the latest target of U.S. trade restrictions as officials banned exports to four Chinese technology companies and one research institute on the grounds that they threaten American national security......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 21st, 2019

U.S. expands tech battle with China, barring more technology sales

U.S. officials are banning exports to four Chinese technology companies and one research institute on the grounds that they are undermining American national security, the latest move in a broadening........»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 21st, 2019

Face ID firm Lumentum follows Google with Huawei ban

Apple Face ID parts supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc followed Google on Monday in clamping down on the business it does with Huawei Technologies, after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a ban on the Chinese firm on national security grounds......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 20th, 2019

Automakers expect White House to delay decision on auto tariffs: sources

Automakers expect U.S. President Donald Trump to delay a decision due next week on whether to impose steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts on national security grounds for up to six months as talks continue with the European Union and Japan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 8th, 2019

FCC says it plans to block China Mobile from operating in U.S.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said the Chinese state-owned telecom company’s years-long bid to enter the U.S. market “raises substantial and serious national security and law enforcement risks” that cannot be mitigated......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 18th, 2019

FCC says it plans to block China Mobile from operating in U.S.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said the Chinese state-owned telecom company’s years-long bid to enter the U.S. market “raises substantial and serious national security and law enforcement risks” that cannot be mitigated......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 18th, 2019

Fresh US tariffs haven"t hit Asian markets yet: Japan steel industry head

Last month, the US administration set duties of 25 percent on steel on grounds of national security.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 24th, 2018