Topic: Mergers

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 »

M&A Advisory: Comprehensive, 400-Page Mergers Publication from Jackson Walker

Buying or selling a closely held business, writes Jackson Walker’s Byron Egan, “typically revolves around an agreement between the buyer and the selling entity, and sometimes its owners, setting forth the terms of the deal.” From that starting point, Egan has written an in-depth, if not comprehensive, analysis of asset acquisitions, how to structure them,… Read more »

China Business Law: Recent Updates & Commentary

For your reference, a roundup of recent China-related business updates and legal commentary, including analysis of the Ministry of Commerce’s security review system for foreign M&A of domestic companies and other foreign direct investment into China developments: On Foreign Direct Investment into China… China Implements a Security Review System for Certain Mergers and Acquisitions of… 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 »