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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


Media General to pay $3.1 billion for Meredith Corporation
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2015

In a key development that impacts the U.S. television broadcasting marketplace, Media General (MG) agreed Tuesday to acquire Meredith Corporation in


Recent enforcement actions highlight importance of Hart-Scott-Rodino compliance when acquiring voting securities
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2015

Three recent enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), in cooperation with the Antitrust Division of the United States Department


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


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


T-Mobile USA, MetroPCS stress need for scale in FCC merger application
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

In a transfer of control application filed with the FCC last Friday, T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS cited the need for scale as the main impetus for their proposed merger, as they emphasized the difficulties the companies will face in continuing to compete independently if they do not combine


House Democrats warn of competitive impacts of Verizon-Spectrumco deal
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

Writing to the FCC and the Justice Department on Monday, 32 House Democrats warned of the potential competitive harms of Verizon’s $3.6 billion acquisition of wireless spectrum assets held by the SpectrumCo venture as they advised the agencies to “protect the public interest in cross-platform competition driving lower prices and higher quality services, and to ensure that all Americans have access to the most advanced technologies”


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