US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (Washington)

Kristin Shaffer

US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (Washington)
Attorney

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.

Articles

354 Bulletin

Jim O’Connell, James R. Dean, Ross A. Demain, Kristin Shaffer The US FTC and DoJ announce the suspension of the discretionary practice of granting early termination of the waiting period to filings made under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act

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The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced on February 4, 2021, that it is temporarily suspending the discretionary practice of granting “early termination” of the Hart-Scott-Rodino (“HSR”) Act waiting period, with support from the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”). The (...)

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 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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