The US FTC announces its adjustments to the HSR Act threshold and determines which mergers and acquisitions must be reported to the federal government before consummation

This week, the Federal Trade Commission announced its 2020 adjustments to the Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") Act thresholds. These thresholds determine which mergers and acquisitions must be reported to the federal government before consummation. The new thresholds take effect on February 27, and will remain in effect through early 2021. Earlier this month, the FTC increased the maximum civil penalty amounts for HSR Act violations to $43,280 per day. The agency also announced revisions to the jurisdictional thresholds for the prohibition on interlocking directorates under Section 8 of the Clayton Act. The revised HSR Act and Section 8 thresholds are described

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Pamela L. Taylor, Peter J. Love, Michael H. Knight, The US FTC announces its adjustments to the HSR Act threshold and determines which mergers and acquisitions must be reported to the federal government before consummation, 28 January 2020, e-Competitions March 2020, Art. N° 93565

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