Corporate & Financial Weekly Digest

Corporate & Financial Weekly Digest

Tag Archives: Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976

US Department of Justice Challenges Acquisition Seven Months After Closing

Posted in Antitrust
On September 26, the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) challenged Parker Hannifin Corporation’s acquisition of CLARCOR Inc. The challenge was launched seven months after the parties completed the antitrust review required by the Hart Scott Rodino Act (HSR) and closed on the transaction. The DOJ seeks to unwind a portion of… Continue Reading

FTC Releases Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Filing Thresholds for 2017

Posted in Antitrust
On January 19, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the new filing thresholds that will apply to mergers and acquisitions under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the Act). These new thresholds will go in effect 30 days after publication in the Federal Register and will likely be effective by mid-to-late… Continue Reading