• Revised HSR Thresholds to Take Effect February 24, 2011
  • February 18, 2011 | Authors: Rita D. Sinkfield Belin; Matthew P. Hendrickson; Brian C. Mohr; Joseph P. Nisa; Neal R. Stoll
  • Law Firms: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP - New York Office ; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP - Washington Office ; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP - New York Office
  • Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act), as amended, parties involved in proposed mergers; acquisitions of stock, assets, or unincorporated membership interests; or other business combinations that meet certain thresholds, must report the contemplated transactions to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Department of Justice and must observe a waiting period before the transactions can be consummated.