FTC Revises Hart-Scott-Rodino Filing Thresholds

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The Federal Trade Commission has raised the thresholds governing premerger notification filings that must be made under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (HSR, or the Act). Effective February 24, transactions valued above $66 million will require HSR notification when they meet the other requirements of the HSR Act. This is an increase from the previous threshold of $63.4 million. The filing thresholds for larger transactions have been adjusted as well. The old $126.9 million threshold has been increased to $131.9 million, and the old $634.4 million threshold has been increased to $659.5 million.

Under the new thresholds, the filing fee for notifiable transactions valued above $66 million but less than $131.9 million remains at $45,000. Transactions valued above $131.9 million but below $659.5 million will require a filing fee of $125,000. Transactions valued above $659.5 million will require a filing fee of $280,000.

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Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Business Organization Updates, Mergers & Acquisitions 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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