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FDI and National Security: Risks FROM a Big Tech Breakup, and CFIUS’s Mitigation Role

BY | June 23, 2022

Breaking up American “Big Tech” companies has in recent years been a topic of much discussion by policymakers and legislators across the political spectrum. Arguments for and against breakup offer…

Breaking up American “Big Tech” companies has in recent years been a topic of much discussion by policymakers and legislators across the political spectrum. Arguments for and against breakup offer various justifications and considerations, but less-discussed potential national security risks lurk within the larger debate — including that breaking up Big Tech could leave American intellectual property, data, technology, and know-how up for grabs by strategic competitors. The interagency U.S

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