FTC Approves Annual Raise Of Merger Threshold

Law360, New York (January 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday it would once again raise the threshold for the mergers it must review.

Notification of a merger is currently required if a deal is valued at over $56.7 million and if one party has assets of over $113.4 million and the other party has assets of over $11.3 million.

Once the changes take effect, however, notification of a merger will only be required if a deal is valued at more than $59.8 million and if one party has assets of...
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