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Timothy Sensenig

White & Case (Washington)

Timothy (Tim) Sensenig is an associate in the International Trade Group, and is a member of the Firm’s FDI (foreign direct investment) and US National Security and CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States) practices. He focuses his practice on national security reviews before CFIUS, FOCI (foreign ownership, control, or influence) mitigation matters, and global FDI regulatory screenings. Tim advises sovereign wealth funds, private equity firms, and multinational corporate organizations on potential US national security risks posed by foreign investment in the United States and assists these clients in ascertaining CFIUS approval for their transactions. He also advises clients on global FDI compliance matters, including coordinating global multijurisdictional due diligence to identify FDI filing requirements. Tim also has experience before the Committee for the Assessment of Foreign Participation in the United States Telecommunications Services Sector (also known as Team Telecom). Tim regularly conducts pre-transaction US FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) due diligence and advises clients on potential risk exposure under the FCPA. Tim actively engages in pro bono matters for the Firm. He has counselled LGBTQ-owned businesses and international environmental organizations. Tim is also a member of Spectrum, the Firm’s LGBTQ affinity network. In law school, Tim served on the editorial board for the Virginia Law Review. Prior to law school, he completed a J. William Fulbright Scholarship to Hamburg, Germany, where he taught English.

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Farhad Jalinous, Karalyn Mildorf, Keith Schomig, Timothy Sensenig, Ryan Brady The US Government Issues first-ever presidential directive defining national security factors for CFIUS to consider in evaluating transactions


On September 15, President Biden signed an Executive Order (the "EO") identifying national security risks that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS" or the "Committee") must consider when reviewing covered transactions. The EO focuses on five areas: supply chain (...)

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