Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds For Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 3468 [2010-1039]

Download as PDF 3468 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 13 / Thursday, January 21, 2010 / Notices Date Revoked: December 16, 2009. Reason: Surrendered license voluntarily. Reason: Surrendered license voluntarily. License Number: 002005F. Name: Commercial International Forwarding, Inc. Address: 309 Charleston Place, Hurst, TX 76054. Date Revoked: January 1, 2010. Reason: Surrendered license voluntarily. License Number: 021442N. Name: FERM Holdings, Inc. Address: 3640 NW 115th Ave., Miami, FL 33178. Date Revoked: December 15, 2009. Sandra L. Kusumoto, Director, Bureau of Certification and Licensing. [FR Doc. 2010–1078 Filed 1–20–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds For Section 7A of the Clayton Act Federal Trade Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 required by the 2000 amendment of SUBSECTION OF 7A Section 7A of the Clayton Act. Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, Pub. L. 94-435, 90 Stat. 1390 (‘‘the Act’’), requires all persons contemplating certain mergers or acquisitions, which meet or exceed the jurisdictional thresholds in the Act, to file notification with the Commission and the Assistant Attorney General and to wait a designated period of time before consummating such transactions. Section 7A(a)(2) requires the Federal Trade Commission to revise those thresholds annually, based on the change in gross national product, in accordance with Section 8(a)(5). The new thresholds, which take effect 30 days after publication in the Federal Register, are as follows: ORIGINAL THRESHOLD ADJUSTED THRESHOLD 7A(a)(2)(A) $200 million $253.7 million 7A(a)(2)(B)(i) $50 million $63.4 million 7A(a)(2)(B)(i) $200 million $253.7 million 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(I) $10 million $12.7 million 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(I) $100 million $126.9 million 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(II) $10 million $12.7 million 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(II) $100 million $126.9 million 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(III) $100 million $126.9 million 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(III) $10 million $12.7 million Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of Filing Fees1 (3)(b)(1) $100 million $126.9 million Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of Filing Fees (3)(b)(2) $100 million $126.9 million Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of Filing Fees (3)(b)(2) $500 million $634.4 million Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of Filing Fees (3)(b)(3) $500 million $634.4 million jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 1 Pub.L 106-553, Sec. 630(b) amended Sec. 18a note. Any reference to these thresholds and related thresholds and limitation values in the HSR rules (16 C.F.R. Parts 801803) and the Antitrust Improvements Act Notification and Report Form and its Instructions will also be adjusted, where indicated by the term ‘‘(as adjusted)’’, as follows: ORIGINAL THRESHOLD ADJUSTED THRESHOLD $100 million $126.9 million $110 million $139.6 million $200 million $253.7 million FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: B. Michael Verne, Bureau of Competition, Premerger Notification Office (202) 3263100. Authority: 16 U.S.C. § 7A. By direction of the Commission. $500 million ORIGINAL THRESHOLD ADJUSTED THRESHOLD $634.4 million Donald S. Clark, Secretary. $1 billion $1,268.7 million [FR Doc. 2010–1039 Filed 1–20–10: 12:08 pm] BILLING CODE 6750–01–S $10 million $50 million VerDate Nov<24>2008 $12.7 million $63.4 million 16:17 Jan 20, 2010 Jkt 220001 DATES: Effective Date: February 22, 2010. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\21JAN1.SGM 21JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 13 (Thursday, January 21, 2010)]
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[FR Doc No: 2010-1039]


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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION


Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds For Section 7A of the Clayton 
Act

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds 
for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 required 
by the 2000 amendment of Section 7A of the Clayton Act. Section 7A of 
the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by the Hart-Scott-Rodino 
Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, Pub. L. 94-435, 90 Stat. 1390 
(``the Act''), requires all persons contemplating certain mergers or 
acquisitions, which meet or exceed the jurisdictional thresholds in the 
Act, to file notification with the Commission and the Assistant 
Attorney General and to wait a designated period of time before 
consummating such transactions. Section 7A(a)(2) requires the Federal 
Trade Commission to revise those thresholds annually, based on the 
change in gross national product, in accordance with Section 8(a)(5). 
The new thresholds, which take effect 30 days after publication in the 
Federal Register, are as follows:

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    SUBSECTION OF 7A        ORIGINAL THRESHOLD      ADJUSTED THRESHOLD
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7A(a)(2)(A)              $200 million             $253.7 million
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7A(a)(2)(B)(i)           $50 million              $63.4 million
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7A(a)(2)(B)(i)           $200 million             $253.7 million
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7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(I)       $10 million              $12.7 million
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7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(I)       $100 million             $126.9 million
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7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(II)      $10 million              $12.7 million
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7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(II)      $100 million             $126.9 million
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7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(III)     $100 million             $126.9 million
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7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(III)     $10 million              $12.7 million
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Section 7A note:         $100 million             $126.9 million
 Assessment and
 Collection of Filing
 Fees\1\ (3)(b)(1)
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Section 7A note:         $100 million             $126.9 million
 Assessment and
 Collection of Filing
 Fees (3)(b)(2)
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Section 7A note:         $500 million             $634.4 million
 Assessment and
 Collection of Filing
 Fees (3)(b)(2)
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Section 7A note:         $500 million             $634.4 million
 Assessment and
 Collection of Filing
 Fees (3)(b)(3)
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\1\ Pub.L 106-553, Sec. 630(b) amended Sec. 18a note.

    Any reference to these thresholds and related thresholds and 
limitation values in the HSR rules (16 C.F.R. Parts 801-803) and the 
Antitrust Improvements Act Notification and Report Form and its 
Instructions will also be adjusted, where indicated by the term ``(as 
adjusted)'', as follows:

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        ORIGINAL  THRESHOLD                   ADJUSTED THRESHOLD
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$10 million                          $12.7 million
$50 million                          $63.4 million
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$100 million                         $126.9 million
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$110 million                         $139.6 million
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$200 million                         $253.7 million
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$500 million                         $634.4 million
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$1 billion                           $1,268.7 million
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DATES: Effective Date: February 22, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: B. Michael Verne, Bureau of 
Competition, Premerger Notification Office (202) 326-3100.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sec.  7A.
    By direction of the Commission.

Donald S. Clark,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2010-1039 Filed 1-20-10: 12:08 pm]
BILLING CODE 6750-01-S