January 15, 2015
Most importantly, the size-of-transaction threshold will increase from the current $75.9 million to $76.3 million, so that once effective, acquisitions of voting stock or assets valued at more than $76.3 million may be reportable.
For more information on the revised thresholds, click here.
For the text of the FTC's Federal Register notice, click here.
December 1, 2014
November 6, 2014
This note provides a much expanded sample of antitrust-related provisons in M&A agreements over the one we posted in April 2013. As before, the sample provisions have been taken (sometimes with a little modification) from actual M&A agreements.
This sample will give you with a good idea of the wide variety of provisions parties have used in dealing with
Of course, every deal stands on its own. The language that has been used in one deal may not be appropriate for another deal, and inclusion of a provision in this sample does not constitute an endorsement of the language. Still, I find the collection helpful in drafting and negotiating the antitrust provisions in M&A agreements.
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