The US FTC announces its revised lower thresholds for premerger filings under the HSR Act

Lower Filing Thresholds for HSR Act Premerger Notifications and Interlocking Directorates Announced* Lower Thresholds For HSR Filings On February 1st, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission announced revised, lower thresholds for premerger filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. The filing thresholds are revised annually, based on the change in Gross National Product (GNP) and had not been lowered since 2010. The new thresholds will become effective on March 4, 2021. Acquisitions that close on or after the effective date will be subject to the new thresholds.

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  • Sheppard Mullin (Los Angeles)
  • Sheppard Mullin (Washington)
  • Sheppard Mullin (Washington)
  • Sheppard Mullin (Washington)

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Leo Caseria, Malika Levarlet, Robert L. Magielnicki, Bevin M.B. Newman, The US FTC announces its revised lower thresholds for premerger filings under the HSR Act, 1 February 2021, e-Competitions February 2021 - II, Art. N° 99371

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