Skip to Highlights

Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' (CFIUS) implementation of the Exon-Florio legislation and related amendments, focusing on: (1) the characteristics of foreign investments in the United States and the extent to which they are reported to CFIUS; (2) the factors CFIUS considers in determining whether a foreign investment results in foreign control of a U.S. company; and (3) whether foreign control of U.S. companies threatens U.S. national security.

Full Report