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Annex 3-A
Filing Fees of Selected Jurisdictions

JURISDICTION

FILING FEE

FILING FEE (US$)

Australia

AUD 15,000

$9,676

Austria

ATS 1,000 for Phase 1,

ATS 20,000 - 400,000 for Phase 2

$77,

$1,549 - $30,982

Brazil

BRL 15,000 - 18,000

$8,339 - $10,000

Canada

CDN 25,000

$16,821

Croatia

Up to HRK 1 million

$140,462

Czech Republic

CSK 50,000

$1,438

Germany

DEM 10,000 - 100,000

$5,449 - $54,495

Hungary

HUF 500,000

$2,108

Ireland

IEP 4,000

$5,413

Mexico

USD 8,842

$8,842

New Zealand

Application for clearance: NZ$2,250

Application for authorization: NZ$22,500

$1,190

$11,900

Romania

ROL 6.5 million plus 1% of

parties' turnover

$424

Slovak Republic

SKK 15,000 - 50,000

$363 - $1,209

South Africa

ZAR 5,000 - 500,000

$817 - $81,744

Switzerland

No fee if Phase 1 clearance, Fee due if Phase 2 proceedings open

United Kingdom

GBP 5,000 - 15,000

$8,090 - $24,269
United States

USD 45,000

* Conversion rates are year-end average 1999.

Source: Submission by Barry Hawk, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, "Reforming Merger Control to Reduce Transaction Costs," ICPAC Hearings (Nov. 3, 1998).