Firm Memoranda

FTC Revised Antitrust Thresholds: HSR Pre-Merger Reporting Threshold Increased to $78.2 Million

Date: 01/26/16

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced its annual revision to the thresholds for the premerger reporting of proposed acquisitions to the United States antitrust authorities under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”). The HSR thresholds are adjusted annually, based on the change in gross national product. The minimum size-of-transaction threshold will be $78.2 million, effective February 25, 2016.

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