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U.S. Federal Trade Commission Announces Annual Adjustments to the HSR Thresholds and Interlocking Directorate Thresholds

January 25, 2024

On January 22, 2024, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced its annual revisions to the jurisdictional thresholds of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended. Barring an exemption, parties to a transaction meeting these thresholds must make preclosing notifications ("HSR filings") to the U.S. antitrust authorities and abide by a mandatory waiting period. The FTC also announced its annual revision to the HSR filing fees and filing fee thresholds.

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