Key takeaways The newly enacted Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act significantly changes filing fees for HSR filings. The changes are expected to take effect in 2023; the exact date is still to be announced. Applicable HSR filing fees for many transactions valued under US$1 billion will decrease. Maximum filing fees for the largest transactions will jump from US$280,000 to US$2.25 million, a 700% increase. Additional HSR disclosure requirements mandated relating to foreign subsidies. On December 23, 2022, the U.S. Congress passed an omnibus spending bill that incorporated the Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act
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