New HSR and interlocking directorate thresholds announced for 2018

On 26 January 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released the annual jurisdictional adjustments for premerger notification filings made pursuant to Section 7A of the Clayton Act, known as the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act), as well as for Section 8 of the Clayton Act. The new filing thresholds for HSR notification will become effective 28 February 2018 (30 days after today's publication in the Federal Register), while the revisions to Section 8 became effective immediately upon today's publication in the Federal Register.

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