The US FTC revises the thresholds for the HSR pre-merger notification

NOTIFICATION THRESHOLD UNDER THE HART-SCOTT-RODINO ACT INCREASED TO $94 MILION* The US Federal Trade Commission today announced increased thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 and for determining whether parties trigger the prohibition against interlocking directors under Section 8 of the Clayton Act. Notification Threshold Adjustments The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) pre-merger notifications on January 28, 2020. These increased thresholds will become effective on February 27, 2020. These new thresholds apply to any transaction that closes on or after the effective date. The

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  • McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
  • McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)

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Noah Feldman Greene, Gregory E. Heltzer, The US FTC revises the thresholds for the HSR pre-merger notification , 28 January 2020, e-Competitions January 2020, Art. N° 93224

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