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Hart-Scott-Rodino top ten tricks, traps and trends . . . in no particular order
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2015

The HSR Act's thresholds, rules and exemptions are complex. Compliance and failures to file by hedge and private equity funds are currently subject to


Federal Court Blocks Staples-Office Depot Merger, Finding Sale of Office Supplies to Large Business Customers to Be a Distinct Relevant Market
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

On May 10, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Federal Trade Commission successfully established a


Seventh Circuit dismisses Clayton Act Section 8 derivative case
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • 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


FTC Announces New Hart-Scott-Rodino and Clayton Act Section 8 Thresholds
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2017

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


Court declines to dismiss antitrust claim alleging private equity firms allocated market for leveraged buyouts
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2008

In a significant decision for private equity firms, hedge funds, and other participants in corporate acquisitions, a U.S. District Court on December 15 denied a motion to dismiss a class action complaint alleging a conspiracy among certain private equity firms to allocate the LBO market on a wide scale


FTC Announces New Hart-Scott-Rodino and Clayton Act Section 8 Thresholds
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

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


M&A at a Glance - 2015 Year-End Roundup
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

Continuing the upward trend started in 2013, 2015 was a record-breaking year for M&A activity. Almost every measure tracked in our Year-End Roundup


M&A at a glance (October 2015)
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2015

The M&A market continued to contract in September 2015, with some indicators compounding August 2015 declines by over 40. In the U.S., overall deal


Nexstar Strikes $4.6 Billion Deal for Media General, as Meredith Withdraws Offer
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

This week, Nexstar Broadcast Group successfully enticed Media General (MG) away from merger partner Meredith Corp., as members of the MG board


Executive Order Calls on Agencies to Address Industry Concentration: The Implications for Common Ownership Interests
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

On April 15, 2016, President Obama issued an Executive Order entitled "Steps to Increase Competition and Better Inform Consumers and Workers to