Premerger Antitrust Requirements: The 2010 Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Notification Sourcebook

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Reference Guide

Premerger HSR filing notifications are complex and subject to rule changes promulgated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). This resource, updated annually, provides the fundamentals needed to understand the HSR filing and merger review process. It is designed to help executives and professionals stay abreast of developments that may impact their business or next deal.

The first section of the guide includes Kelley Drye’s summary of important and recent examples of transactions challenged by antitrust authorities. The practical guide to merger and acquisition antitrust clearance offers guidance on prospective planning, premerger filing requirements, transaction timing, document creation, information sharing and post-consummation filing.

Additional resources include HSR documentation from the FTC, the HSR premerger notification form and instructions, examples of documents to provide to counsel and premerger notification regulations.