March 23, 2021

Each year, the Federal Trade Commission and Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice update the thresholds for mandatory filing of transactions under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR Act). In general, transactions valued at greater than $92 million may require a filing. The Antitrust Practice Group of Jenner & Block has prepared a “placemat,” available here, which can serve as a reference guide for determining if a proposed transaction may need to be filed under the HSR Act. This guide covers the basic tests as well as some of the most common exemptions, and reflects the 2021 thresholds which went into effect on March 4. Please feel free to reach out to Antitrust and Competition Law Practice Co-Chairs Lee K. Van Voorhis and Richard L. Stone with any questions you may have, either about a specific transaction or in general about the HSR 

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