Corporate Transactions and Merger Control: Overview | Practical Law

Corporate Transactions and Merger Control: Overview | Practical Law

A Practice Note discussing the issues counsel should consider when advising merging parties to a corporate transaction with effects in the US. This Note discusses compliance with merger control procedures under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) and other antitrust laws, how to conduct a preliminary substantive assessment of a transaction's competitive effects even if not HSR-reportable and even after the transaction closes (post-consummation review), and provides an overview of the HSR review process, including how to comply with a Request for Additional Information and Documentary Material, known as a Second Request.

Corporate Transactions and Merger Control: Overview

Practical Law Practice Note Overview 9-507-2799 (Approx. 31 pages)

Corporate Transactions and Merger Control: Overview

by Mary Anne Mason and Hogan Lovells US LLP, with Practical Law Antitrust
MaintainedUSA (National/Federal)
A Practice Note discussing the issues counsel should consider when advising merging parties to a corporate transaction with effects in the US. This Note discusses compliance with merger control procedures under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) and other antitrust laws, how to conduct a preliminary substantive assessment of a transaction's competitive effects even if not HSR-reportable and even after the transaction closes (post-consummation review), and provides an overview of the HSR review process, including how to comply with a Request for Additional Information and Documentary Material, known as a Second Request.