The Federal Trade Commission has announced revised thresholds applicable to Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") notification requirements, which will be effective thirty days from their publication in the Federal Register. The revised thresholds are:

Size-of-Transaction Test: The threshold used in the size-of-transaction test will increase from $75.9 million to $76.3 million.

Size-of-Persons Test: The sales and assets thresholds used in the size-of-persons test will increase from $15.2 million to $15.3 million and from $151.7 million to$152.5 million, respectively. The threshold below which the size-of-persons test applies will increase from $303.4 million to $305.1 million.

Greater Notification Thresholds: These thresholds, which apply to acquisitions of voting securities made within five years after expiration or termination of the waiting period of a previous HSR filing for an acquisition of voting securities from the same issuer, were revised as follows:

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Filing Fees: Filing fee thresholds based upon the value of assets or voting securities being acquired will be revised as follows:

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