Brian C. Mohr

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (Washington DC)
Lawyer (Counsel)

Mr. Mohr is counsel to the antitrust department of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, resident in the Washington, D.C. office. For more than 25 years, Mr. Mohr has concentrated on antitrust, trade regulation and litigation. He is nationally known for his work on mergers and acquisitions, focusing on Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger notification and coordinating responses to the U.S. government agency information requests and subpoenas. He has overseen more than 1,350 successful Hart-Scott-Rodino filings, approximately 125 of which resulted in “Second Request” investigations by the Federal Trade Commission or the Department of Justice. He has focused on electronic discovery issues, particularly in the context of government document demands. No Hart-Scott-Rodino filing or Second Request response overseen by Mr. Mohr has ever been rejected for failure to comply with the statute and underlying regulations, and no transaction on which he has worked has ever been blocked by government litigation. His antitrust and trade regulation experience includes client counseling and advice, research and drafting of pertinent memoranda, briefs, articles, merger analyses, premerger notifications and opinion letters. His litigation experience encompasses preliminary injunction hearings, administrative trials, taking and defending depositions, motion practice and negotiating consent decrees and other settlement agreements.

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Articles

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Brian C. Mohr, Matthew P. Hendrickson, Rita Sinkfield Belin The US FTC announces a consent settlement based on an application of the investment-only exemption to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act’s premerger notification requirements (Third Point)

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On August 24, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a consent settlement based on an application of the investment-only exemption to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act’s premerger notification requirements. The settlement relates to the 2011 acquisitions of shares of Yahoo!, Inc. by Third (...)

Brian C. Mohr, Joseph P. Nisa, Matthew P. Hendrickson, Neal R. Stoll, Rita Sinkfield Belin, Steven Albertson The US FTC issues proposed rulemaking relating to withdrawal of Hart-Scott-Rodino filings

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that, if adopted, will codify the FTC’s longstanding informal procedures for voluntarily withdrawing and refiling an HSR Act Premerger Notification and Report Form (HSR filing) and, more significantly, will (...)

Brian C. Mohr, Joseph P. Nisa, Matthew P. Hendrickson, Neal R. Stoll, Rita Sinkfield Belin The US FTC issues a statement to clarify the use of escrows in reportable acquisitions

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On April 29, 2011, the Premerger Notification Office (PNO) of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a statement “to provide greater clarity about the use of escrows in connection with transactions” that require notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as (...)

Brian C. Mohr, Joseph P. Nisa, Neal R. Stoll, Rita Sinkfield Belin The US FTC imposes civil penalty for pre-merger filing violations related stock acquisitions (ValueAct)

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The Federal Trade Commission earlier this week obtained a $1.1 million civil penalty against ValueAct Capital Partners, L.P. (“ValueAct”) for ValueAct’s failure to file the required Hart-Scott-Rodino (“HSR”) premerger notifications before acquiring additional shares of voting securities of (...)

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