Special Breakfast Program on CFIUS Featuring Treasury Department’s Mark Jaskowiak

The Washington Foreign Law Society and co-sponsors were pleased to present a special breakfast program with Mark Jaskowiak, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Investment Security at the Treasury Department. Mark discussed and answered questions about the process followed by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) in its reviews of transactions involving foreign investment in the United States. Treasury chairs the interagency Committee responsible for reviewing certain foreign investments for potential national security concerns.

Mark M. Jaskowiak is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Investment Security, International Affairs, at the Treasury Department. His previous positions at Treasury include Director of the Office of Investment Security (CFIUS Staff Chair), Director of the Office of Multilateral Development Banks, and Deputy Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs (International). Prior to joining Treasury, Mark worked in the U.S. House of Representatives, at the International Finance Corporation, and at Chase Manhattan Bank.

Moderating the event was John B. Bellinger III, former Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State and National Security Council; Partner, Arnold & Porter.

This event was made possible by the Washington Foreign Law Society, the American Society of International Law, the DC Bar International Law Section, and the following committees of the ABA Section of International Law: Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee, International Investment and Development Committee, International Trade Committee, International M&A and Joint Venture Committee, and National Security Committee.

Posted May 30, 2012 in: Reminders