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PNO News Archive
Updated HSR Enforcement Action index. (July 2013)
Barry Diller to Pay $480,000 to Settle FTC Allegations Related to Premerger Filing Requirements (July 7, 2013)
FTC Finalizes Amendments to the Premerger Notification Rules Related to the Withdrawal of HSR Filings (June 28, 2013)
Revised thresholds are now in effect. (Feb. 11, 2013) The new HSR thresholds for 2013
have been published in the Federal Register with an effective date of February 11, 2013.
2013 Revised HSR Thresholds Announced
Commission issues proposed amendments to the Premerger Rules related to the withdrawal of HSR filings. (Feb. 2013) New guidelines posted on the
Style Sheet and the Item 5 Tip Sheet. New
chronological index of informal interpretation letters is now available.
Item 4(c) Tip Sheet is now available. Updated
Post-Consummation Filings (HSR Violations) page. (January 30, 2012)
The 2011 HSR Annual Report is now available. Updated HSR form, version 1.0.1, now available.
Changes include expanded text fields to allow more flexible data entry, restored Item 5 functionality, clarification of unclear text labels, and improved formatting. Download the new form version here.
Updated Section 802.4 Tip Sheet
New guidance on listing Attachments on the HSR Form (09-12-11). See updated HSR Form Tip Sheet ver. 1.0.3. Added examples of completed Attachments and Item 4 pages.
2012 Revised HSR Thresholds now in effect.
2012 Revised HSR Thresholds Announced (Effective Monday, February 27, 2012)
Item 5 Tip Sheet updated
Interactive Associate Decision Tree to assist in identifying Associates
Item 4(d) Tip Sheet now available Updated
Item 6 and Item 7 Tip Sheets
The first informal interpretations related to the HSR form changes are now available.
Updated NAICS Tip Sheet NOTICE: We understand that some users are having technical issues with the new HSR form. The form is a dynamic Adobe PDF, able to be read and edited by any Adobe Reader. If you are having trouble with the form, please: (1) make sure you have the latest version of Adobe reader installed, and (2) when you open the form on-line, save it to your hard drive or network, then close your browser and open the form on your local drive. If you have any further technical questions, please send them to
HSRhelp@hsr.gov and we will work with you to resolve any issues. Updated
Style Sheet and Checklist for HSR filings.
Updated Item 5 Tip Sheet for new HSR form (effective 08-18-11)
New HSR Form and Instructions now available
Reminder: Parties submitting an explanatory letter in a post-consummation filing should include the letter with the filings submitted to both agencies.
PNO Statement on Escrows
Final Rule Published – Effective Date of August 18, 2011
Final Rule - HSR Form Changes
Proposed Changes to the HSR Form
Premerger Notification Office updates (including early office closings) now available on Twitter. Click the Twitter icon to follow the FTC.
2010 Annual Report Now Available
Statement of Basis and Purpose Updated and Expanded
Filing Fee page updated
Additional Advice on the Ordinary Course Exemption
2010 Thresholds Now in Effect
New Post-Consummation Page Now Posted
HSR Workshop Presentations and Corrected Transcript now available
New HSR Tipsheets posted under HSR Resources
Civil Penalties Increased to $16,000 Per Day
Letter regarding put/call arrangements
"Reflections on HSR's 25th Birthday" - Statement of Peter Rodino