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Mandatory Commerce Department Outbound Investment Survey Deadline Approaching

Certain U.S. companies and their foreign affiliates should be aware that responses to a mandatory Commerce Department outbound investment survey are due as soon as May 29, 2015.  The survey is the BE-10 Benchmark Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad, a broad statistical survey conducted every five years by the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic

Commerce Department Reinstates Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Certain Foreign Direct Investments in U.S. Companies and Real Estate

On November 24, 2014, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reinstated mandatory Form BE-13 (Survey of New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States), which collects new foreign direct investment (FDI) data on the acquisition, establishment, or expansion of U.S. businesses by foreign investors. FDI is defined as a foreign person’s ownership