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Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds for Section 8 of the Clayton Act

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AGENCY:

Federal Trade Commission.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds for interlocking directorates required by the 1990 amendment of Section 8 of the Clayton Act. Section 8 prohibits, with certain exceptions, one person from serving as a director or officer of two competing corporations if two thresholds are met. Competitor corporations are covered by Section 8 if each one has capital, surplus, and undivided profits aggregating more than $10,000,000, with the exception that no corporation is covered if the competitive sales of either corporation are less than $1,000,000. Section 8(a)(5) requires the Federal Trade Commission to revise those thresholds annually, based on the change in gross national product. The new thresholds, which take effect immediately, are $36,564,000 for Section 8(a)(1), and $3,656,400 for Section 8(a)(2)(A).

DATES:

March 4, 2019.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

James F. Mongoven (202-326-2879), Bureau of Competition, Office of Policy and Coordination.

(Authority: 15 U.S.C. § 19(a)(5))

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April J. Tabor,

Acting Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2019-03396 Filed 3-1-19; 8:45 am]

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