• Hart-Scott-Rodino: Major Rule Change For Unincorporated Entities; Partnership Formations Now Potentially Reportable
  • February 25, 2005 | Authors: Paul B. Hewitt; Charles E. Biggio; Anthony W. Swisher
  • Law Firms: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP - Washington Office ; Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP - New York Office ; Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP - Washington Office
  • The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) yesterday announced major amendments to the regulations governing the Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger notification program. These amendments change the Hart-Scott treatment of interests in partnerships and LLCs, and expand exemptions for certain voting securities acquisitions.