*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. – FTC Press Release, Announced Actions for 23 February 2005 – FTC News Release, Announced Actions for 25 January 2005 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently introduced some changes to the US merger notification rules. The Hart Scott Rodino Act of 1976 (HSR Act), enacted pursuant to the Clayton Act of 1914 (15.U.S.C §12-27, 29 U.S.C §52-53), gives the two US competition authorities (Federal Trade Commission and Antitrust Division of the DOJ) jurisdiction to control US mergers (Section 7 A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C §18). The FTC has clarified the HSR Act with relatively detailed and complex rules that provide for the notification of certain
CASE COMMENT: INTERNATIONAL POLICY - MERGERS
International policy: The Federal Trade Commission amends the Hart Scott Rodino Act
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