A Month Of Important Guidance On HSR Filings

Law360, New York (July 12, 2013, 1:43 PM EDT) -- The U.S. antitrust agencies have issued decisions and guidelines in the past month that are important for companies completing transactions that require U.S. merger control filings pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act. Most transactions involving assets, sales or shares in or into the U.S. valued at more than $70.9 million are subject to HSR, which in most cases requires the parties to observe a 30-day waiting period before a transaction can be consummated.

”Pull and Refile” Rule Allows for Second Waiting Period

On June 28, 2013, the...
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