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Antitrust and competition: surveying global M&A enforcement trends

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2015

In 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) further embraced their aggressive approach

U.S. Federal Trade Commission increases merger notification and interlocking directorates thresholds

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has issued the 2015 adjustments to the Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") Act thresholds, which are used to determine when a

2015 Hart-Scott-Rodino requirements

  • Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 22 2015

HSR filing thresholds will be adjusted upward effective February 20, 2015. What you need to do: Parties involved in a merger or acquisition should

New HSR thresholds for 2015

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced the annual revisions to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act) thresholds, which

FTC announces increased Hart-Scott-Rodino thresholds

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

On January 15, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced revised jurisdictional thresholds for determining whether a proposed transaction

Antitrust and the public interest: implications for cross-border M&A in 2015

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • -
  • January 12 2015

Although large M&A transactions have, for some time, required careful management to co-ordinate merger control review by competition agencies in

Delaware Chancery Court provides guidance on fulfillment of fiduciary duties when evaluating antitrust risk

  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2014

Directors of public companies are increasingly facing pressure from hedge fund and institutional stockholders to engage in accretive combinations

Aerospace & defense series: leading antitrust considerations for M&A transactions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2014

Aerospace and defense contractors engage in a wide range of mergers, acquisitions and Joint Venture transactions. Like all companies, aerospace and

Halliburton’s acquisition of Baker Hughes likely to receive close antitrust scrutiny from Department of Justice

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

On November 17, 2014, Halliburton Company ("Halliburton") announced plans to acquire Baker Hughes, Inc. ("Baker Hughes") for $34.6 billion

A harsh reminder about the danger of pre-closing activities in M&A transactions

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

On November 7, 2014, the Department of Justice (DOJ) required particleboard competitors Flakeboard America Limited (Flakeboard) and SierraPine to pay