The US FTC announces substantial increases to civil penalties in case of failure to notify mergers

Maximum Civil Penalties for HSR Violations to Increase to $40,000 per Day* For parties considering a merger or other transaction, the civil penalties for failing to comply with the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (“HSR Act”) are about to increase significantly. On June 29, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission announced that the maximum civil penalty

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  • Sheppard Mullin (Los Angeles)
  • Sheppard Mullin (Washington)
  • Sheppard Mullin (Washington)

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Leo Caseria, Robert L. Magielnicki, Malika Levarlet, The US FTC announces substantial increases to civil penalties in case of failure to notify mergers, 29 June 2016, e-Competitions June 2016, Art. N° 81675

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