New 2012 HSR Reporting Thresholds

Every year, the dollar thresholds under the HSR Act are adjusted for changes in the gross national product. The new thresholds were published in the Federal Register on January 27, 2012 and will go into effect on February 27, 2012.

Most importantly, the size-of-transaction threshold will increase from the current $66.0 million to $68.2 million, so that once effective, acquisitions of voting stock or assets valued at more than $68.2 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.


Kelly Karapetyan
+1.212.848.8636
kelly.karapetyan@shearman.com

Resources:
The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
The HSR Act form and instructions
FTC HSR web page

Downloads:
FTC Anounces 2012 HSR Act Reporting Thresholds

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