The US FTC and DoJ announce major changes to disclosure requirements for Hart-Scott-Rodino notification rules and form

This article has been selected for the business category, mergers section of the 2012 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Companies should begin regularly collecting required data—in particular revenues by North American Industry Classification System code and information about “associates”—in advance of need to file Hart-Scott-Rodino notification. On July 7, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced final changes to the rules and notification form parties to certain transactions must submit under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended. The HSR Act requires parties to notify the FTC and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) of proposed transactions that meet the act’s jurisdictional thresholds

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  • McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
  • McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
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Joseph F. Winterscheid, Carla A. R. Hine, Jon B. Dubrow, The US FTC and DoJ announce major changes to disclosure requirements for Hart-Scott-Rodino notification rules and form, 7 July 2011, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2011, Art. N° 45141

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