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Download as PDF 1688 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 8 / Tuesday, January 13, 2009 / Notices ORIGINAL THRESHOLD ADJUSTED THRESHOLD $200 million $260.7 million $500 million $651.7 million $1 billion $1,303.4 million EFFECTIVE DATE: February 12, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: B. Michael Verne, Bureau of Competition, Premerger Notification Office (202) 3263100. Authority: 16 U.S.C. § 7A. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ACTION: Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds for Section 8 of the Clayton Act Federal Trade Commission. Notice. SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds for interlocking directorates required by the 1990 amendment of Section 8 of the Clayton Act. Section 8 prohibits, with certain exceptions, one person from serving as a director or officer of two competing corporations if two thresholds are met. Competitor corporations are covered by Section 8 if each one has capital, surplus, and undivided profits aggregating more than $10,000,000, with the exception that no corporation is covered if the competitive sales of either corporation are less than $1,000,000. Section 8(a)(5) requires the Federal Trade Commission to revise those thresholds annually, based on the change in gross national product. The new thresholds, which take effect immediately, are $26,161,000 for Section 8(a)(1), and $2,616,100 for Section 8(a)(2)(A). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James F. Mongoven, Bureau of Competition, Office of Policy and Coordination, (202) 326-2879. Section 301–10.122 of the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) (41 CFR 301– 10.122) stipulates that Federal employees, with few exceptions, must use coach-class accommodations. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 8 (Tuesday, January 13, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 1688]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-418]


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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION


Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds for Section 8 of the Clayton 
Act

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds 
for interlocking directorates required by the 1990 amendment of Section 
8 of the Clayton Act. Section 8 prohibits, with certain exceptions, one 
person from serving as a director or officer of two competing 
corporations if two thresholds are met. Competitor corporations are 
covered by Section 8 if each one has capital, surplus, and undivided 
profits aggregating more than $10,000,000, with the exception that no 
corporation is covered if the competitive sales of either corporation 
are less than $1,000,000. Section 8(a)(5) requires the Federal Trade 
Commission to revise those thresholds annually, based on the change in 
gross national product. The new thresholds, which take effect 
immediately, are $26,161,000 for Section 8(a)(1), and $2,616,100 for 
Section 8(a)(2)(A).

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 13, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James F. Mongoven, Bureau of 
Competition, Office of Policy and Coordination, (202) 326-2879.

    Authority:  15 U.S.C. Sec.  19(a)(5).
    By direction of the Commission.

Donald S. Clark,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E9-418 Filed 1-12-09; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6750-01-S