The US DoJ and FTC seek comments on proposed amendments to HSR rules

What Happened: The FTC and DOJ proposed new Hart–Scott–Rodino (HSR) rules that, if issued in final form, will significantly change HSR practice for Private Equity (PE) companies. The Proposed Rules are subject to comment for 60 days after they are published in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and will not go into effect until after that comment period, when they could be issued as proposed, modified, or simply not issued. Under the current rules, HSR focuses on the Ultimate Parent Entity (UPE). For LLCs and partnerships, that means that each fund in a family is normally its own UPE. Other funds managed by the PE sponsor are deemed “associates” of the UPE, but are

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  • McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
  • McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)

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Jon B. Dubrow, Gregory E. Heltzer, The US DoJ and FTC seek comments on proposed amendments to HSR rules, 21 September 2020, e-Competitions September 2020, Art. N° 96893

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