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Anne W. Salladin

SPECIAL COUNSEL, WASHINGTON, DC



Anne Salladin joined Stroock after nearly 20 years of service in the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for International Affairs of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which chairs the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”). She is one of the only attorneys from Treasury with experience advising the chair of CFIUS to enter private practice.

As Senior Counsel at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Ms. Salladin had responsibility for providing legal advice on CFIUS matters and participated in the review and investigation of well over 500 transactions filed with CFIUS, including all of the major Chinese acquisitions of U.S. businesses in recent years. These transactions involved companies or investors from nearly every leading world economy. She also participated in revising and implementing the CFIUS regulations.

In addition to her CFIUS work on behalf of the government, Ms. Salladin negotiated major government-to-government arrangements tied to the Mexican and Asian financial crises, and worked extensively on matters relating to sovereign wealth funds. She also has significant experience in sovereign debt restructuring.

In recognition of her significant contributions during her Treasury career, in particular her work on national security issues, Ms. Salladin is a recipient of the Secretary's Meritorious Service Award. The award citation notes that she was "indispensable in helping [CFIUS] to protect U.S. security in dozens of complex transactions" and is "widely acknowledged as an expert on sovereign debt, [and] a key player in the U.S. efforts to secure global economic stability through the design of sovereign debt restructuring regimes."

Before joining the Treasury Department, Ms. Salladin spent several years with a major international law firm in New York City, where she practiced corporate and securities law and was involved in international transactions. Ms. Salladin began her career as an officer with the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York, where she had responsibility for relationships with Japanese financial institutions.

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary's Meritorious Service Award
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury, General Counsel's Award for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing
Memberships
  • Board Member, Friends of the Law Library of Congress, 2008-2013
  • Board Member, Friends of the National Zoo, 2008-2013
  • Board Member, Washington Foreign Law Society, 1998-2010
Activities
Speeches and Events
  • Speaker, Inside the U.S. Black Box: CFIUS National Security Reviews of Foreign Acquisitions, Practising Law Institute, Webinar, June 18, 2014
  • Panelist, "Deal Planning and Management in Cross-Border Mergers," GCR Live 2nd Annual Foreign Investment Review, New York, NY, June 13, 2014
  • Participant, Ambassador's Investment Forum on Infrastructure, U.S. Embassy, Beijing, China, May 19, 2014
  • Speaker, CFIUS Regulations and FINSA Compliance: Surviving Heightened Federal Scrutiny, Strafford Webinar, May 7, 2014
  • Speaker, "CFIUS and U.S. National Security: What You Need to Know About Investment in the United States," American Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong, April 24, 2014
  • Panelist, "Where We Are Today And Where Are We Going?" Institute Fund Summit 2014 Asia, Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute, Hong Kong, April 23-24, 2014
  • Speaker, National Defense University Symposium, Washington, DC, December 17, 2013
  • Participant, "Chinese Investment in U.S. High Tech: An Asia Society and Rhodium Group Report," Asia Society Washington Center, December 13, 2013
  • Panelist, "Private National Security Law Practice: CFIUS," Georgetown National Security Law Society, Georgetown University Law Center, November 12, 2013
  • Speaker, Chinese Investment and US National Security Reviews, Practicing Law Institute, Webcast, July 2013
  • Participant, Roundtable on Sovereign Debt Contracts, Treasury Department, 2013
  • Speaker, CFIUS Fundamentals, American Bar Association, 2009
  • Speaker, Sovereign Wealth Funds – Governance and Regulation, Asian Society of International Law, National University of Singapore, 2009
  • Speaker, Laws Applicable to Sovereign Wealth Funds, Georgetown Journal of International Law Symposium on Sovereign Wealth Funds, Georgetown University Law Center, 2009
  • Keynote Speaker, Global Legal Information Network Annual Conference, Law Library of Congress, 2006
  • Participant, Conference on Sovereign Debt – The View From the Legal Academy, Georgetown University Law Center, 2004
Publications
  • Co-author, "Bankruptcy Issues The Defense Industry Should Think About," Bankruptcy, Aerospace & Defense and Government Contracts Law360, April 3, 2014
  • Co-author, "Issues Relevant to the Defense Industry in the Bankruptcy Context," Stroock Special Bulletin, March 26, 2014
  • Co-author, "CFIUS Annual Report Highlights Chinese Investment and Signals Tougher Reviews," Stroock Special Bulletin, January 9, 2014
Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia; New York
Education
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1988; Editor-in-Chief, Virginia Journal of International Law, 1987-88
B.A., cum laude, Williams College, 1979; Phi Beta Kappa
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