Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds for Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 3541 [2022-01214]

Download as PDF 3541 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 15 / Monday, January 24, 2022 / Notices 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 $41,034,000 for Section 8(a)(1), and $4,103,400 for Section 8(a)(2)(A). DATES: January 24, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Grengs, (202–326–2612), Bureau of Competition, Office of Policy and Coordination. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 19(a)(5). April J. Tabor, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2022–01215 Filed 1–21–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds for Section 7A of the Clayton Act Federal Trade Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: 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: February 23, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nora Whitehead (202–326–3100), Bureau of Competition, Premerger Notification Office, 400 7th Street SW, Room 5301, Washington, DC 20024. 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, Public Law 94–435, 90 Stat. 1390 (‘‘the Act’’), requires all persons SUMMARY: 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: Original threshold (million) Subsection of 7A 7A(a)(2)(A) ................................................................................................................................................. 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 Fees 1 (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) ..................................................... 1 Public $403.9. 101. 403.9. 20.2. 202. 20.2. 202. 202. 20.2. 202. 202. 1.0098 billion. 1.0098 billion. Law 106–553, Sec. 630(b) amended Sec. 18a note. 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 15 (Monday, January 24, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Page 3541]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-01214]


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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: February 23, 2022.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nora Whitehead (202-326-3100), Bureau 
of Competition, Premerger Notification Office, 400 7th Street SW, Room 
5301, Washington, DC 20024.

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, Public Law 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
                Subsection of 7A                    threshold              Adjusted threshold (million)
                                                    (million)
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7A(a)(2)(A)....................................            $200  $403.9.
7A(a)(2)(B)(i).................................              50  101.
7A(a)(2)(B)(i).................................             200  403.9.
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(i).............................              10  20.2.
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(i).............................             100  202.
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(II)............................              10  20.2.
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(II)............................             100  202.
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(III)...........................             100  202.
7A(a)(2)(B)(ii)(III)...........................              10  20.2.
Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of               100  202.
 Filing Fees \1\ (3)(b)(1).
Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of               100  202.
 Filing Fees (3)(b)(2).
Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of               500  1.0098 billion.
 Filing Fees (3)(b)(2).
Section 7A note: Assessment and Collection of               500  1.0098 billion.
 Filing Fees (3)(b)(3).
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\1\ Public Law 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 CFR parts 801-803) and the 
Antitrust Improvements Act Notification and Report Form (``the HSR 
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........................  $20.2 million.
$50 million........................  $101 million.
$100 million.......................  $202 million.
$110 million.......................  $222.2 million.
$200 million.......................  $403.9 million.
$500 million.......................  $1.0098 billion.
$1 billion.........................  $2.0196 billion.
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    By direction of the Commission.
April J. Tabor,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2022-01214 Filed 1-21-22; 8:45 am]
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