The US FTC orders the unwinding of a merger between two companies supplying prosthetics as they were not HSR-reportable (Otto Bock / Freedom)

The HSR Act requires that parties to certain transactions submit a premerger notification filing to the Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and then observe a waiting period before closing. Any transaction valued in excess of the HSR threshold – currently $90 million – may require an HSR filing and expiration of the HSR waiting period as conditions to closing. An HSR filing may not be required where the transaction does not meet the minimum jurisdictional thresholds or an exemption to filing is available. Parties, however, should not equate “no

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  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Washington)
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Washington)

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Diana Gillis, Amy Ray, The US FTC orders the unwinding of a merger between two companies supplying prosthetics as they were not HSR-reportable (Otto Bock / Freedom), 1 November 2019, e-Competitions November 2019, Art. N° 95170

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