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Washington Post (The), Sep 18, 2019

Department of Justice Antitrust Division   Take notice that the United States has filed a proposed Final Judgment in a civil antitrust case in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, United States of America v. Third Point Offshore Fund, Ltd., et al., Civil Action No. 1:19-cv-02593. On August 28, 2019, the United States filed a Complaint alleging that Third Point Offshore Fund, Ltd., Third Point Ultra Ltd., Third Point Partners Qualified L.P., and Third Point LLC violated the notice and waiting period requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, 15 U.S.C. § 18a (“HSR Act”), with respect to their acquisition of voting securities of DowDuPont Inc. The proposed Final Judgment, filed at the same time as the Complaint, requires the defendants to pay a civil penalty of $609,810 and be subject to an injunction prohibiting the defendants from undertaking similar acquisitions without complying with notification and waiting period requirements of the HSR Act. A Competitive Impact Statement filed by the United States describes the Complaint, and the proposed Final Judgment.  Copies of the Complaint, proposed Final Judgment, and Competitive Impact Statement are available for inspection on the Antitrust Division’s website at http://www.justice.gov/atr and at the Office of the Clerk of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.  Interested persons may address comments to Kenneth A. Libby, Special Attorney, United States, c/o Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20580 (telephone: 202-326-2694; email: klibby@ftc.gov) within 60 days of the date of this notice. Such comments, including the name of the submitter, and responses thereto, will be posted on the Antitrust Division’s website, filed with the Court, and, under certain circumstances, published in the Federal Register.
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