Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds For Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 4299-4300 [2016-01451]

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The new thresholds, which take effect 30 days after publication in the Federal Register, are as follows: Original threshold (million $) Subsection of 7A 7A(a)(2)(A) ............................................................................................................................................................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1 200 Adjusted threshold (million $) 312.6 4300 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / Notices Original threshold (million $) Subsection of 7A 7A(a)(2)(B)(i) ............................................................................................................................................................ 7A(a)(2)(B)(i) ............................................................................................................................................................ 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(i) ........................................................................................................................................................ 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(i) ........................................................................................................................................................ 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(II) ....................................................................................................................................................... 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(II) ....................................................................................................................................................... 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(III) ...................................................................................................................................................... 7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(III) ...................................................................................................................................................... Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of Filing Fees1 (3)(b)(1) .................................................................. Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of Filing Fees (3)(b)(2) .................................................................... Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of Filing Fees (3)(b)(2) .................................................................... Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of Filing Fees (3)(b)(3) .................................................................... Any reference to these thresholds and related thresholds and limitation values in the HSR rules (16 CFR 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: Original threshold Adjusted threshold (million $) $10 million ............................ $50 million ............................ $100 million .......................... $110 million .......................... $200 million .......................... $500 million .......................... $1 billion ............................... 15.6 78.2 156.3 171.9 312.6 781.5 1,563.0 those thresholds annually, based on the change in gross national product. The new thresholds, which take effect immediately, are $31,841,000 for Section 8(a)(1), and $3,184,100 for Section 8(a)(2)(A). DATES: Effective Date: January 26, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James F. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 16 (Tuesday, January 26, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4299-4300]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-01451]


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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.

DATES: Effective Date: February 25, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Jones, Federal Trade 
Commission, Bureau of Competition, Premerger Notification Office, 400 
7th Street SW., Room #5301, Washington, DC 20024, Phone (202) 326-3100.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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). Note that while the filing fee thresholds are 
revised annually, the actual filing fees are not similarly indexed and, 
as a result, have not been adjusted for inflation in over a decade. The 
new thresholds, which take effect 30 days after publication in the 
Federal Register, are as follows:

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                                             Original        Adjusted
            Subsection of 7A                 threshold       threshold
                                            (million $)     (million $)
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7A(a)(2)(A).............................             200           312.6

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7A(a)(2)(B)(i)..........................              50            78.2
7A(a)(2)(B)(i)..........................             200           312.6
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(i)......................              10            15.6
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(i)......................             100           156.3
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(II).....................              10            15.6
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(II).....................             100           156.3
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(III)....................             100           156.3
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(III)....................              10            15.6
Section 7A note: Assessment and                      100           156.3
 Collection of Filing Fee\s\\1\
 (3)(b)(1)..............................
Section 7A note: Assessment and                      100           156.3
 Collection of Filing Fees (3)(b)(2)....
Section 7A note: Assessment and                      500           781.5
 Collection of Filing Fees (3)(b)(2)....
Section 7A note: Assessment and                      500           781.5
 Collection of Filing Fees (3)(b)(3)....
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    Any reference to these thresholds and related thresholds and 
limitation values in the HSR rules (16 CFR 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:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                             Adjusted
                   Original threshold                        threshold
                                                            (million $)
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$10 million.............................................            15.6
$50 million.............................................            78.2
$100 million............................................           156.3
$110 million............................................           171.9
$200 million............................................           312.6
$500 million............................................           781.5
$1 billion..............................................         1,563.0
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    By direction of the Commission.
Donald S. Clark,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-01451 Filed 1-25-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6750-01-P