Bloomberg Law
Nov. 18, 2020, 12:31 PM

Freshfields Continues Expansion with CFIUS Hire in Washington

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has recruited a leading foreign investment transactions official from the office of the Director of National Intelligence as the firm continues to build out its deal-making capabilities stateside.

Colin Costello, acting director of the National Intelligence Council’s Investment Security Group, has joined Freshfields as a CFIUS client advisor in its Washington office. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S., which reviews certain transactions involving foreign investors for national security concerns, is poised to continue to play a pivotal role in shaping the deals space.

Costello has spent roughly seven years working at the intersection of foreign ...

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