The US FTC announces its annual update on the HRS for premerger notification filings and interlocking directorates

FTC ANNOUNCES 2020 THRESHOLDS FOR MERGER CONTROL FILINGS UNDER HSR ACT AND INTERLOCKING DIRECTORATES UNDER THE CLAYTON ACT* The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has announced its annual revisions to the dollar jurisdictional thresholds in the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR Act”); the revised thresholds will become effective 30 days after the date of their publication in the Federal Register. These changes increase the dollar thresholds necessary to trigger the HSR Act’s premerger notification reporting requirements. The FTC also increased the thresholds for interlocking directorates under Section 8 of the Clayton Act, effective as of January 21, 2020. Revised HSR Thresholds Under the HSR Act, parties involved in proposed

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  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft (Charlotte)
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft (New York)

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Ngoc Pham Hulbig, Joel M. Mitnick, The US FTC announces its annual update on the HRS for premerger notification filings and interlocking directorates, 28 January 2020, e-Competitions January 2020, Art. N° 93091

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