The US FTC announces the Hart-Scott-Rodino 2021 adjustments and decreases the premerger notification threshold to US $92.0 million

Key takeaways Rare decrease in filing thresholds for 2021 due to recession; first time since 2010. Annual adjustments to dollar-based HSR reporting thresholds to go into effect on or about March 4. Similar downward adjustment to thresholds for director interlocks under Section 8 of the Clayton Act already in effect. Slight upward adjustment in maximum civil penalties for HSR violations. HSR Act or Rule Provision 2021 Indexed Value US$50 million size-of-transaction test US$92.0 million US$200 million size-of-transaction test US$368.0 million US$100 million size-of-person test US$184.0 million US$10 million size-of-person test US$18.4 million US$50 million notification threshold US$92.0 million US$100 million notification threshold US$184.0 million US$500 million notification threshold

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James A. Fishkin, Berverly J. Ang, The US FTC announces the Hart-Scott-Rodino 2021 adjustments and decreases the premerger notification threshold to US $92.0 million, 2 February 2021, e-Competitions February 2021, Art. N° 100101

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