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Legal Alert - FTC Announces Increased Thresholds for HSR Premerger Notifications and Interlocking Directorates

01/23/2017

by Brian D. Manning and A. Blake Cooper

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on January 19, 2017 the revised transaction thresholds that trigger the requirement to file a premerger notification and report form under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act).  The FTC revises the thresholds annually based on changes in the gross national product.  The new thresholds will likely be published within a few days and will become effective 30 days thereafter.

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