Antitrust Alert: New HSR Thresholds for 2011

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The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for pre-acquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect February 24. All transactions closing on or after the effective date will be governed by the new thresholds.

Under the new thresholds, the parties to an acquisition or merger will in most cases need to file pre-acquisition notifications with the FTC and the Department of Justice and observe the Act’s waiting periods before closing if the transaction will result in either of the following...

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Securities Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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