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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8710003 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
John M. Sipple
Rule:
802.8; 7A(c)(8)

Response/Comments

Informed that [sic] writer that acquisitions below the control threshold in these bank acquisitions are not exempt from HSR under 7A(c)(8) or 802.8 of the HSR rules since such acquisitions are not...

8708001 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
August 10, 1987
Rule:
801.40

Response/Comments

August 10, 1987 Response:It is reasonable to rely on 16 C.F.R. 802.40 when the parties have a good faith belief that they will qualify under 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code as a not for profit...

8704003 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Wayne Kaplan
Rule:
801.1(b); 801.1(c)

Response/Comments

On 6/3/87 I notified (redacted) that I did not know enough to dispute his conclusions but that this does not bind either agency in any future transaction. He will send in a letter to confirm that...

8706009 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Andrew Scanlon
Rule:
801.2

Response/Comments

See notes of (redacted) in reply to this letter on last page-Called (redacted) on 6/19. Told him we would accept filing from C for subsequent sale of A’s assets even though at time of filing it does...

8706012 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Joe Price
Rule:
801.1

Response/Comments

Told him that beneficial interest in the assets must pass for the acquisition to close in escrow. Title and consideration arent being passed. We dont like the idea of claiming it is not closed for...

0203003 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Michael Verne
Rule:
801.1(b)

Response/Comments

Each partnership is its own UPE. The alternative test for control in 801.1(b)(2) does not apply to partnerships. (See FR at 20062, 5/29/87). Re: Last paragraph if A controlled the partnerships, an...

8705002 Informal Interpretation

Staff:
Andrew Scanlon
Rule:
801.90; 801.11

Response/Comments

5/10/87-I advised (redacted) that relative to the partnership and the irrevocable this letter is accurate finding that it is not for the purpose of evading HSR -as in 801.90 but that the last two...

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