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Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $76.3 million
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced increased thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR


Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $68.2 million
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 27 2012

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) and 2012 thresholds for determining whether parties trigger the prohibition against interlocking directors under Section 8 of the Clayton Act


Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $70.9 million
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced higher reporting thresholds for pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 11, 2013


Private equity firms achieve only partial dismissal of “buying club” antitrust lawsuit
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently limited the scope of a proposed shareholder class action against a number of


Notification threshold under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act increased to $75.9 million January 23, 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 23 2014

The Federal Trade Commission recently announced higher reporting thresholds for pre-merger notifications filed on or after February 24, 2014


$20 million settlement in In re: High-Tech Employee Antitrust Litigation, a non-poaching agreement case
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 1 2013

Three of the seven companies defending allegations that they violated U.S. antitrust law by agreeing not to recruit each other's employees agreed to


Revised notification thresholds and increased penalties under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 28 2009

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) and increased penalties for violations of the HSR Act and other laws enforced by the FTC


CEO fined for H-S-R Act violation on acquisition of stock-based compensation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 31 2012

In December 2011, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that a public company chief executive officer (CEO) will pay a $500,000 civil penalty to settle charges that he violated Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (H-S-R Act) premerger reporting and waiting period requirements


Kansas Supreme Court decision declares resale price maintenance per se illegal under state antitrust statute
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 14 2012

The Kansas Supreme Court recently determined resale price maintenance is per se illegal under state law, becoming the latest state to reject the rule of reason standard mandated by the Supreme Court of the United States. The decision serves as a reminder that although a supplier’s pricing policies may be permissible under federal law, they may nevertheless be subject to per se condemnation under certain state statutes


Antitrust compliance programs: time to recalibrate your risk-benefit analysis?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Global
  • July 18 2012

Recent developments in the global legal landscape point to the inevitable conclusion that having an effective antitrust compliance program in place is now more important than ever