FTC Announces 2011 HSR Act Reporting Thresholds

Every year, the dollar thresholds under the HSR Act are adjusted for changes in the gross national product. Earlier today, the FTC announced that the new thresholds for 2011, which will become effective in late February or early March.

Most importantly, the size-of-transaction threshold will increase from the current $63.4 million to $66.0 million, so that once effective, acquisitions of voting stock or assets valued at more than $66.0 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.

UPDATE: The new thresholds were published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2011 and will go into effect on February 24, 2011.


Kelly Karapetyan
+1.212.848.8636
kelly.karapetyan@shearman.com

Resources:
The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
The HSR Act form and instructions
Proposed changes to the HSR Act form
FTC HSR web page

Downloads:
2011 HSR Act filing thresholds

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