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Merger Enforcement

Guidelines and Statutes

August 19, 2010

Horizontal Merger Guidelines

Herfindahl-Hirschman Index

April 2, 1992, Revised: April 2, 1997

Archived: Horizontal Merger Guidelines

March 2006

Commentary on the Horizontal Merger Guidelines

June 10, 2002

20th Anniversary Celebration of the 1982 Merger Guidelines: The Contribution of the Merger Guidelines to the Evolution of Antitrust Doctrine

February 2004

Merger Enforcement Workshop

June 14, 1984

Non-Horizontal Merger Guidelines

April 2000

Joint Venture Guidelines

June 2011

Policy Guide to Merger Remedies

October 2004

Archived: Policy Guide to Merger Remedies

Antitrust Statutory Provisions

Model Second Request

February 2014

Request for Additional Information and Documentary Material issued to Weebyewe Corporation

Merger Reviews

Revised December 14, 2006

Merger Review Process Initiative

December 15, 2006

Press Release: Antitrust Division Announces Amendments to its 2001 Merger Review Process Initiative

December 14, 2006

Background Information on the 2006 Amendments to the Merger Review Process Initiative

December 14, 2006

Model Process and Timing Agreement

June 2001

Second Request Internal Appeal Procedure

June 19, 2001

Report to Congress Regarding Merger Review Procedures

Bank Merger Competitive Review

October 9, 2014

Frequently Asked Questions regarding applications filed with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Current as of September 13, 2000

Bank Merger Competitive Review: Introduction and Overview (1995)

Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR)

The following information is available on the FTC’s Web site:

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Information

Early Termination Notices

To check on the status of a filing
Phone the FTC’s Premerger office at 202-326-3100.

Statistics

Ten Year Workload Statistics Report

HSR Annual Reports to Congress (on the FTC’s Web site)

December 18, 2003

Merger Challenges Data, Fiscal Years 1999–2003

Antitrust Division Annual Report (1999): Appendix B includes information on merger challenges from April 1996 to September 1999.

Other Merger Documents

March 11, 1998

Protocol for Coordination in Merger Investigations Between the Federal Enforcement Agencies and State Attorneys General

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