The US Federal Trade Commission revises and raises the thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976

The US Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has revised and, once again, raised the thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”). The HSR Act may require that parties to proposed stock or asset acquisitions exceeding certain thresholds file premerger notification reports to the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice and then observe statutorily prescribed waiting periods (usually 30 days) prior to closing the

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  • Shearman & Sterling (Washington)
  • Office of the New York State Attorney General (New York)
  • Winston & Strawn (Washington)

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Wayne Dale Collins, Beau W. Buffier, Heather Lamberg Kafele, The US Federal Trade Commission revises and raises the thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, 26 January 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2016, Art. N° 78002

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