The US FTC and the US DoJ announce the temporary suspension of all early terminations of merger reviews for transactions notified under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act

Today the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced the temporary suspension of all early terminations of merger reviews for transactions notified under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the ”HSR Act”). The agencies cited the transition to the new administration, a heightened number of merger filings received since the start of the fiscal year, and the ongoing

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  • Baker Botts (Washington)
  • Baker Botts (Washington)

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Michael P. Bodosky, Paul Cuomo, The US FTC and the US DoJ announce the temporary suspension of all early terminations of merger reviews for transactions notified under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, 4 February 2021, e-Competitions February 2021 - II, Art. N° 99182

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