Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976
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Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 premerger notification source book.

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Published by Federal Trade Commission, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Consolidation and merger of corporations -- United States.,
  • Antitrust law -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesHart Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, premerger notification source book., Premerger notification source book.
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Trade Commission.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17834231M

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  Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of Premerger Tests. Under the HSR Act, the following premerger tests must be met to require a premerger filing. The commerce test: Any party to a proposed transaction must be engaged in commerce of be involved in any activity that affects : Will Kenton. TOPN: Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of Laws acquire popular names as they make their way through Congress. Sometimes these names say something about the substance of the law (as with the ' Winter Olympic Commemorative Coin Act'). The Act also requires a filing fee. The fees are evenly divided between and credited to the appropriations of the FTC and the Antitrust Division. The amount of the fee is based on the size of the transaction, with three fee tiers that are adjusted annually to account for increases in the Gross National Product. The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of provides that parties to large transactions must notify the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice and the US Federal Trade Commission of such transactions in order that they may review them and decide whether a full-scale investigation is warranted.

government. In , Senators Philip Hart and Hugh Scott joined with Congressman Peter Rodino to find what they regarded as a better way. With that, the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of (or “HSR”) was born. The HSR Act has a number of . When Congress passed the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of , it created minimum dollar thresholds to limit the burden of premerger reporting. In , it amended the HSR statute to require the annual adjustment of these thresholds based on the change in gross. The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of , as amended (the "Act") was adopted to provide the Federal government with the opportunity to review the potential effects on competition of certain mergers, acquisitions or other consolidations that meet the Act's size and other tests (briefly described below) before such transactions are completed. The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of (“HSR Act” or “the Act”), together with Section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act and Section 15 of the Clayton Act, enables the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (“Antitrust Division” or “Division”) to obtain.

Get this from a library! The Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust improvements act of premerger notification source book.. [United States. Federal Trade Commission.;]. The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of (HSR Act) requires that certain proposed acquisitions of voting securities, noncorporate interests, or assets be reported to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) prior to consummation. "Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of ": p. [1] Shipping list no.: P. Description: 1 v. (loose-leaf): forms, tables ; 28 cm. Other Titles: Hart Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of , premerger notification source book Antitrust Improvements Act of Premerger notification source book. The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act) of is a U.S. federal statute. The Act is a set of amendments to the antitrust laws in the U.S. The Act provides that any company intending to acquire or merge with another company should make an application about its intention to the Federal trade Commission and to the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division of the .