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FTC announces new filing thresholds for Hart-Scott-Rodino pre-merger notifications

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

The Federal Trade Commission has announced the new notification thresholds for pre-merger notification reports that must be filed under the

Significant changes announced to the Hart Scott Rodino Premerger Notification Program

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2011

On July 7, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission, with the concurrence of the U.S. Department of Justice, jointly announced significant changes to the Hart Scott Rodino (HSR) Premerger Notification Program

FTC announces important changes to Hart-Scott-Rodino program

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2010

The Federal Trade Commission has recently issued a series of proposed amendments to the rules governing the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Premerger Notification Program

DOJ challenging non-reportable acquisition nine months after deal closed

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2010

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently sued to dissolve a closed merger that did not require a filing under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act

DOJ settles gun-jumping case arising from 2007 merger

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2010

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice (DOJ) are ever vigilant to ensure that parties involved in a merger or acquisition do not "jump the gun," or combine their businesses until after the expiration of the Waiting Period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the Act

Bill to overturn Leegin decision goes to House floor

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2010

In Leegin Creative Leather Prods. v. PSKS Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court held that vertical price-fixing agreements were subject to the rule of reason, overruling a century-old decision that found that such agreements were per se illegal

FTC reduces new Hart-Scott-Rodino filing thresholds

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2010

For the first time in history, the Federal Trade Commission has reduced 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

DOJ begins investigating possible Sherman Act violations by IBM

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2009

According to published news reports, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched its first large investigation into possible violations of Section 2 of the Sherman Act since the Obama administration entered office

EU moving toward private damages actions

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • October 9 2009

A draft EU legislative act was revealed last week that would allow victims of antitrust violations to bring private lawsuits in the courts of European nations

Court refuses to certify class action alleging hospitals fixed nurse wages

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2009

This week, a federal court in Illinois denied class certification in Reed v. Advocate Health Care, a large antitrust case brought by nurses against their hospital employers