Pay up: CFIUS imposes filing fees effective 1 May

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Interim Rule establishing filing fees for joint voluntary notices submitted to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States goes into effect 1 May 2020.

Treasury has created the following tiered system of fee amounts:


Value of the Transaction (range)

Fee (USD)



$500,000 – <$5,000,000


$5,000,000- <$50,000,000


$50,000,000 – <$250,000,000


$250,000,000 – <$750,000,000





Comments on the interim rule are due 1 June 2020.

We will issue further guidance shortly. In the meantime, please contact Brian Curran, Anne Salladin or Zach Alvarez with any questions.


Authored by Brian Curran and Andrea Fraser-Reid


Brian Curran
Washington, D.C.
Keywords CFIUS
Languages English
Topics Trade Policy
Countries United States


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