The US FTC reviews thresholds pre-merger notification under the Hard-Scott-Rodino Act

Pursuant to the amendments passed by the US Congress in 2000, the FTC announced revised thresholds for HSR pre-merger notifications on January 19, 2017. These increased thresholds will become effective 30 days following publication in the Federal Register. These new thresholds apply to any transaction completed and any HSR pre-merger notifications filed on or after the effective date, expected in late February. IN DEPTH The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced increased thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) and 2017 thresholds for determining whether parties trigger the prohibition against interlocking directors under Section 8 of the

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Jon B. Dubrow, The US FTC reviews thresholds pre-merger notification under the Hard-Scott-Rodino Act, 19 January 2017, e-Competitions January 2017, Art. N° 93126

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