Partner Eric McClafferty and trade analyst, Wyatt Mince, co-authored the World Pumps Magazine article Regulatory Issues When Acquiring U.S. Pump Companies.” When a non-U.S. pump company is buying a U.S. pump company, the proposed acquisition may need to be reviewed by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). In this article, Eric and Wyatt explain some new rules surrounding foreign acquisition of U.S. companies producing critical technologies,” including pumps, valves and other industrial manufacturers, as well as the CFIUS review process and best practices for due diligence.