Covington & Burling (Washington)

Kristin Shaffer

Covington & Burling (Washington)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

Kristin Shaffer’s practice focuses on merger control issues, particularly premerger notification, review, and analysis under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act. She also advises clients on a wide variety of antitrust topics, including integration planning, horizontal and vertical restraints, distribution agreements, joint ventures, trade associations, and the Robinson-Patman Act Ms. Shaffer served as an attorney in the Premerger Notification Office of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), where she concentrated on HSR compliance and initial antitrust review. Additionally, Ms. Shaffer was as an attorney in the FTC’s Anticompetitive Practices Division, where she investigated a wide range of anticompetitive conduct.

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Articles

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James R. Dean, Ross A. Demain, James J. O’Connell, Kristin Shaffer The US FTC publishes revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino as well as for the for Section 8 of the Clayton Act

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Today, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) published revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino (“HSR”) Act, which will take effect on March 4, 2021. Earlier, the FTC also announced new thresholds for Section 8 of the Clayton Act, which governs interlocking directorates. Each of these thresholds (...)

James R. Dean, Ross A. Demain, James J. O’Connell, Kristin Shaffer The US DoJ and FTC propose to renew their HSR rules to create new exemption for minority acquisitions and increase filing obligations for certain entities

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Agencies Also Seek Public Comments that Could Lead to Additional Changes to the HSR Rules The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) (the “Agencies”) announced proposed changes to the premerger notification rules (“Rules”) promulgated under (...)

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