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Bryan A. Cruz

Bryan A. Cruz is an associate in the Litigation Department.

Bryan earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he participated in the Crimmigration Clinic and as an extern at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund through the Voting Rights Litigation and Advocacy Clinic. Bryan interned his 1L summer at Disability Rights Texas.

Prior to law school, Bryan taught bilingual elementary school in San Antonio, Texas for two years as part of Teach For America. Bryan then taught middle school for two years.

Implications for CFIUS Reporting and Review

The Executive Branch, through the National Science and Technology Council and the National Security Council, committed in 2020 to identify that are potentially significant to U.S. national security. The 2024 update was released on February 12, 2024. Updated every two years, the CET list is the product of extensive interagency deliberations, and “ …builds upon earlier lists and may inform government-wide and agency-specific efforts supporting U.S. technological competitiveness and national security.”

The DOJ continued its transformation of long-standing antitrust policy on February 3rd, withdrawing a slate of long-standing antitrust policy statements addressing healthcare markets and providers. The three guidance documents, though non-binding, provided certainty in healthcare deal making for the past three decades.The first statement, issued September 1993, impacts antitrust safety zones for hospital mergers, hospital

In 1976, Congress enacted the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR). Under the HSR merger review process, parties to transactions above certain thresholds must provide advance notice to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) and may not complete the transaction until expiration of the statutory waiting period.

The FTC and DOJ retain jurisdiction