by Carla A. R. Hine Today the Department of Justice (DOJ), on behalf of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), announced a settlement with MacAndrews & Forbes for failing to file Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) in connection with the acquisition of voting securities of Scientific Games (SG).  MacAndrews & Forbes, which is a wholly-owned holding company of Ronald Perelman, will pay $720,000 for failing to file HSR.  MacAndrews & Forbes had filed HSR and observed the waiting period for a prior acquisition of SG voting securities.  Under the HSR Rules, a buyer that has filed HSR and observed the waiting period can continue to acquire voting securities of an issuer valued up to the next notification threshold for a period of five years following expiration of the HSR waiting period.  (The relevant notification thresholds in acquisitions of less than 50 percent of the voting securities are $50 million, $100 million and $500 million, each of...

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