8405009 Informal Interpretation

Date:
Rule:
801.1(3)
Staff:
Staff Attorney
Response/Comments:

No written comments

Question

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May 31, 1984

VIA MESSENGER

Re: Definition of Parent Entity
      for purposes of the Hart-Scott
      Rodino Antitrust Improvements
      Act of 1976


 

Premerger Notification Office
Bureau of Competition
Room 301
Federal Trade Commission
Washington, D.C. 20580

Attention: Wayne E. Kaplan

Staff Attorney

Dear Sirs:

The purpose of this letter is to confirm my understanding that two limited partnerships with the same managing general partner are each considered to be a parent entity for filing purposes pursuant to the premerger notification reporting requirements promulgated under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976 (the Act). Therefore, a separate determination must be made with respect to each limited partnership regarding the filing of a premerger notification report where each of the limited partnerships is acquiring assets or voting securities from a corporate entity. This, of course, is assuming that the limited partnerships were not formed nor structured in a manner to intentionally avoid the filing requirement of the Act.

Unless I am otherwise notified in writing by the Premerger Notification Office within seven days after the date of this letter, I will assume that I may make, within thirty days of this letter, filings pursuant to the premerger notification reporting requirements promulgated under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976 in accordance with the understanding expressed above.

Very truly yours,

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