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Hart-Scott-Rodino enforcement: executive equity awards can trigger HSR filing obligations

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2012

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (“HSR Act”) requires parties intending to acquire voting securities, assets or certain non-corporate interests to notify the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (“DOJ”), and to observe certain waiting periods, if the HSR filing thresholds are met

Seventh Circuit dismisses Clayton Act Section 8 derivative case

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 20 2012

In a recent decision, the Seventh Circuit sharply limited the ability of shareholders to bring derivative suits for possible violations of section 8 of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 19 (2006), which prohibits interlocking directors and officers between competitors

Hart-Scott-Rodino reporting requirements amended

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

On July 7, 2011, The Federal Trade Commission, with the concurrence of the Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice (together, the “Agencies”), issued final rules amending the Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Rules (the “Rules”), the Premerger Notification and Report Form (the “HSR Form”) and associated instructions

FTC announces new Hart-Scott-Rodino and Clayton Act Section 8 thresholds

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2011

The Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") has revised the jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the "HSR Act") and the Premerger Notification Rules (the "Rules"

Ninth Circuit courts reject antitrust “bundling” claims in two recent cases

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 16 2009

In two recent cases, federal courts in the Ninth Circuit rejected plaintiffs’ claims that alleged "bundling" practices violated the antitrust laws

FTC announces new Hart-Scott-Rodino and Clayton Act Section 8 thresholds

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) has revised the jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”) and the Premerger Notification Rules (the “Rules”

FTC announces lower Hart-Scott-Rodino thresholds

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2010

The Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC") has revised the jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the "HSR Act") and the Pre-merger Notification Rules (the "Rules"