Preparing the HSR Form Toolkit

This Toolkit includes resources that help counsel prepare Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR Act) premerger notification and report forms (HSR forms) for parties who must report a transaction under the HSR Act.

Practical Law Antitrust

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ( (HSR Act) requires that parties to certain transactions submit premerger notification filings, known as HSR forms, to the Federal Trade Commission ( (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice ( (DOJ) before the transaction can close. Acquisitions of voting securities, assets, or controlling interests in non-corporate entities, such as partnerships or limited liability companies, including as part of an entity formation, are reportable if:

(See Practice Notes, Determining Hart-Scott-Rodino Applicability ( and Determining HSR Reportability of an Entity Formation ( .)

Where a transaction is reportable, parties must both:

This Toolkit is a collection of continuously maintained resources designed to guide counsel for either a buyer or seller through the HSR form preparation process where counsel has determined the transaction must be reported under the HSR Act.

For more information on the HSR Act, see Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Toolkit ( .


Practice Notes

Practice Notes: HSR Informal Interpretations


Standard Documents and Clauses



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