Informal Interpretations

Informal interpretations provide guidance from previous staff interpretations on the applicability of the HSR rules to specific fact situations. You should not rely on them as a substitute for reading the Act and the Rules themselves. These materials do not, and are not intended to, constitute legal advice.

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1201002 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Michael Verne
Rule:
801.2

Response/Comments

You are correct - there is no general exemption for the merger of two agricultural cooperatives. 1) Are the members entitled to vote for the election of directors? If so, this would be treated as an...

1201002 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Michael Verne
Rule:
801.2

Response/Comments

– You are correct - there is no general exemption for the merger of two agricultural cooperatives. 1) Are the members entitled to vote for the election of directors? If so, this would be treated as...

1112007 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Michael Verne
Rule:
801.10

Response/Comments

(Redacted) -I think that he can do a FMV based on the current trading price. He knows how many shares he is going to get, just not what the price per share will be on the day of vesting. If he...

1112007 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Michael Verne
Rule:
801.10

Response/Comments

– (Redacted) -I think that he can do a FMV based on the current trading price. He knows how many shares he is going to get, just not what the price per share will be on the day of vesting. If he...

1112002 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Michael Verne
Rule:
15 USC 18a(c)(4) - 7A(c)(4)

Response/Comments

- I don't think 7A(c)(4) is going to work because this is a consolidation, and A and B are deemed to be acquiring each other for HSR purposes. So no transfer to or from the state agency. 802.30(...

1112001 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Michael Verne
Rule:
15 USC 18a(c)(4), 801.15

Response/Comments

- (Redacted) -aggregation would be required because as you noted 801.15(a) does not include 7A(c)(4), however, you said that Fund B held more than 50% of Corp B at one point. If Fund B filed for and...

1112001 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Michael Verne
Rule:
15 USC 18a(c)(4), 801.15

Response/Comments

- (Redacted) -aggregation would be required because as you noted 801.15(a) does not include 7A(c)(4), however, you said that Fund B held more than 50% of Corp B at one point. If Fund B filed for and...

1112002 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Michael Verne
Rule:
15 USC 18a(c)(4) - 7A(c)(4)

Response/Comments

- I don't think 7A(c)(4) is going to work because this is a consolidation, and A and B are deemed to be acquiring each other for HSR purposes. So no transfer to or from the state agency. 802.30(...

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