The US FTC publishes revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino as well as for the Section 8 of the Clayton Act

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 is lower for 2021, than for 2020. This is only the second time the HSR Act thresholds, which—like the Section 8 thresholds—are indexed to gross national product, have fallen since

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  • Covington & Burling (Washington)
  • Covington & Burling (Washington)
  • Covington & Burling (Washington)
  • US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (Washington)

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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, 2 February 2021, e-Competitions February 2021, Art. N° 99183

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