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Precious L. Penny

Precious Penny is a law clerk in the Corporate Department and a member of the Registered Funds Group.

The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC) released a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) seeking to “increase the transparency of the standards that apply to the agency’s review of business combinations involving national banks and Federal savings associations.” The NPR includes several amendments to the procedures for reviewing proposed bank mergers under the Bank Merger Act (BMA).

The Federal Trade Commission has announced revisions to HSR Act and Clayton Act Section 8 thresholds, which are indexed annually in alignment with prior year economic activity. The article identifies the adjustments that are likely to be the most relevant to our clients and reiterates several important practice tips.

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