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IT companies are frequently involved in mergers.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced significant revisions to the information required in premerger notification filings made under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR), which will apply to all filings made on or after August 18, 2011.
On July 7, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released changes to its Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Premerger Notification Rules that eliminate certain information items previously required from all filers, but also expand the data to be provided by certain complex business entities such as investment funds and partnerships.
On July 7, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice announced final changes to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) reporting form.
On July 7, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission announced a final rule amending the Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Rules (the "Rules") and the Premerger Notification and Report Form (the "Form") and associated Instructions to streamline the Form and obtain new information that the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (the "Agencies") believe will help them in evaluating a proposed transaction's competitive impact.
Today, July 7, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced important amendments to the Premerger Notification Rules (the Rules), which implement the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the HSR Act).
Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR Act), parties to transactions of a certain size must provide advance notice to the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) before the transaction can close.
Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed changes to the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (“HSR”) and to the Premerger Notification and Report Form (“Form”) required to be filed by companies with the FTC or Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (“Agencies”) for their review of certain proposed transactions with a value in excess of $63.4 million (the current size of the transaction threshold).
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed amendments to the rules governing what information parties to mergers or acquisitions must report to the FTC and Department of Justice under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act.