The US FTC increases thresholds and penalties pertaining to the Hart-Scott-Rodino pre-merger notification regime and thresholds for Section 8 of the Clayton Act

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has increased thresholds and penalties pertaining to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) pre-merger notification regime. The Commission also increased the thresholds for Section 8 of the Clayton Act. Penalties for HSR Violations The maximum penalty for violations of the HSR Act—e.g., failures to notify reportable transactions or to

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  • WilmerHale (Washington)
  • Kirkland & Ellis (Washington)

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James W. Lowe, Jeffrey Ayer, The US FTC increases thresholds and penalties pertaining to the Hart-Scott-Rodino pre-merger notification regime and thresholds for Section 8 of the Clayton Act , 13 January 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2009, Art. N° 37040

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