FTC Announces Revised Thresholds for Clayton Act Antitrust Reviews for 2013

The Federal Trade Commission announced it has revised the thresholds that determine whether companies are required to notify federal antitrust authorities about a transaction under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act.  These filing thresholds are required to be adjusted annually to keep pace with the change in the level of the gross national product, unlike […]

FTC, DOJ Announce Changes to Streamline the Premerger Notification Form

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice have made changes to reduce the filing burden and streamline the form parties must file when seeking antitrust clearance of proposed mergers and acquisitions under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act and the Premerger Notification Rules. The revisions are part of ongoing efforts […]