The US FTC lowers the thresholds for acquisitions meaning that transactions more than $92 million require preclosing filing and approval

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on February 1 that it will lower the Hart­-Scott-­Rodino Act (HSR Act) jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds. Any transaction closing on or after March 4, 2021 will be subject to the revised thresholds. The new rules include a decrease in the “size of transaction” test from transactions valued at more than $94 million to transactions valued at more than $92 million—which means that,

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Harry T. Robins, David R. Brenneman, Bernard W. Archbold, The US FTC lowers the thresholds for acquisitions meaning that transactions more than $92 million require preclosing filing and approval, 2 February 2021, e-Competitions February 2021, Art. N° 99188

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