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US: FTC adjusts threshold at which companies must report mergers

 |  January 11, 2013

The Federal Trade Commission has announced revisions to policies concerning the point at which a company is required to notify antitrust regulators about a transaction under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act. For 2013, the HSR Act now requires companies to report transactions at $70.9 million, up from $68.2 million last year. The thresholds placed to determine the point of filing a transaction are required to be adjusted on an annual basis according to GDP. That requirement stands apart from pre-merger filing fees, whose rates have not changed in more than a decade, according to the report.

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