Topic: Antitrust

Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Thresholds Revised for 2012

On January 24, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission announced its annual revisions to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act merger notification thresholds. From antitrust lawyers on JD Supra, here’s a look at the new limits: FTC Announces Increased Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds (King & Spalding) “As a result of the indexing: The $66 million minimum transaction value filing threshold has increased… Read more »

Accountable Care Organizations: Mandatory Antitrust Review Not Required

“When the idea of ACOs was floating around prior to enactment of the Affordable Care Act last March, some groups and commentators argued that antitrust enforcement was likely to deter their formation… But the primary concern was that ACOs would constitute clinically integrated provider-controlled contracting networks and that there was too little and uncertain antitrust… Read more »

Doing Business in China: M&A Security Review, Competitive Influence, Counterfeits, Info Protection, and More

For your reference, a roundup of recent China-related business updates and legal commentary, including analysis of two important sets of rules issued earlier this month by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. From lawyers and law firms on JD Supra: Provisions on the Implementation of the Security Review System for Mergers and Acquisitions of Domestic Enterprises… Read more »

Doing Business in China: A Legal Reading List

China Business Updates: here’s a roundup of recent commentary and analysis on doing business in the world’s second largest economy, as written by leading lawyers and law firms on JD Supra» Intellectual Property Trademark Protection Strategies In China (McDermott Will & Emery): “Companies doing business in China frequently ask: ‘How do we develop an effective… Read more »

Hart-Scott-Rodino Rules: DOJ And FTC Final Changes To Merger Reporting Form

The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission released their final changes to the Hart-Scott-Rodino reporting form on July 7, 2011. For your reference, here’s what leading law firms are saying about how those changes will affect merger reporting for your company:  Antitrust Agencies Announce Final Changes to HSR Filing Form (Reed Smith): “These changes include… Read more »