• FTC Revised Antitrust Thresholds: HSR Pre-Merger Reporting Threshold Increased to $70.9 Million
  • January 14, 2013 | Authors: Elai Katz; Laurence T. Sorkin
  • Law Firm: Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP - New York Office
  • The thresholds for the premerger reporting of proposed acquisitions to United States antitrust authorities under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”), will be increased effective February 11, 2013. Pursuant to amendments to the HSR Act adopted in 2000, the thresholds are adjusted annually, based on the change in gross national product. The minimum size-of-transaction threshold will be $70.9 million.