The work of the Bureau helps protect and strengthen free and open competitive markets and ensure that businesses compete fairly. Aggressive competition among sellers gives consumers access to quality goods and services.
The FTC regularly publishes notices of Early Terminations (ET) of the Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger notification waiting period for proposed mergers and acquisitions.
The Premerger Notification Office (PNO) has resources to help determine how and when to file a Hart-Scott-Rodino form for a proposed acquisition.
If you have a question or comment about an antitrust issue, submit it to the Bureau of Competition by one of the methods below.