antitrust law


German Economist Sues OPEC as Illegal Cartel

Berlin-based professor of law and economics, Armin Steinbach, filed a lawsuit against OPEC in early November, accusing the organization of being an illegal cartel that…

EssilorLuxottica Fined $81.2 Million in France for Anti-Competitive Practices

If you are an eyewear customer there is a very good chance you’re also at least an indirect customer of this company. Eyewear giant EssilorLuxottica…

EU Commission Investigating Teva for Allegedly Interfering with Medication Research

Pharmaceutical company Teva is under investigation by the European Commission over their competition practices, which the commission says interferes with medication research. Teva held a…

CISPE.cloud Files Licensing Complaint Against Microsoft

In November of 2022, Cloud Infrastructure Service Providers in Europe (CISPE) announced it was filing a formal complaint against Microsoft with the European Commission’s Directorate-General…

Antitrust Fines Against Apple and Amazon Scrapped in Italy

At the start of October, an Italian administrative court ruled that Apple and Amazon no longer have to pay a $225 million fine levied by…

EC Investigates Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard Acquisition

The European Commission is putting the Microsoft and Activision Blizzard merger on hold as they investigate whether the deal will reduce competition among PC gaming…

Leaked: EU to Charge Meta/Facebook Over Secret Agreement with Google

While the European Commission announced back in March that they would investigate Facebook, sources have leaked that it is ready to announce formal charges, according…

France Fines Apple $1.2 Billion for ‘Running a Cartel’

French competition authority, Autorité de la Concurrence, fined Apple a record $1.2 billion after their investigation found that Apple and its wholesale partners, Ingram Micro…

Pfizer Completes $5.4 Billion Acquisition of Sickle Cell Disease Drug Innovator

Pfizer Inc. has acquired Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT), a biopharmaceutical company whose leading product inhibits harmful medical conditions that lead to the relatively rare…

Credit Card Issuers File Antitrust Suit Against Apple for Exclusionary Conduct in Mobile Tap-and-Pay Market

Apple Operating an Illegal Monopoloy in Tap-and-Pay Market, Suit Says The convenience of the tap-and-pay mobile wallet model is a feature consumers increasingly enjoy for…

Partner Jennifer Oliver Selected by The National Law Review as 2021 Go To Thought Leader

We are proud to announce that Partner Jennifer Oliver has been selected by The National Law Review as a 2021 Go To Thought Leader in…

MoginRubin Year in Review – 2021

We would like to thank our friends, colleagues, and wonderful Team for another incredible year. As the pandemic continued to impact businesses, MoginRubin remained committed…

Partner Daniel Mogin Named “Top Antitrust Lawyer of 2021” by the L.A. Daily Journal

We are proud to announce that Daniel Mogin, our Managing Partner, has been selected to the Top Antitrust Lawyers of 2021 list by the L.A.…

Partner Jennifer Oliver Presenting at ABA Webinar “CCPA Thus Far: Enforcement” on October 19, 2021

On October 19th, Partner Jennifer Oliver will be presenting at the American Bar Association’s webinar,  “CCPA Thus Far: Enforcement.” Join Ms. Oliver and Jeewon Serrato,…

Partner Jennifer Oliver Quoted in Daily Journal Article, “Small deals let big tech evade antitrust scrutiny, FTC says”

Partner Jennifer Oliver was quoted today in the Daily Journal, regarding the loopholes in the current merger laws, and how they could potentially mask monopolies.…

MoginRubin Featured in National Law Review’s Legal Industry News Column

MoginRubin LLP is honored to be included in the most recent edition of the National Law Review’s legal industry news column. MoginRubin is highlighted for…

MoginRubin’s Jennifer Oliver and Joy Sidhwa recognized as Women of Influence in Law by San Diego Business Journal

Please join MoginRubin as we congratulate Partner Jennifer Oliver and Senior Counsel Joy Sidhwa for being recognized as Women of Influence in Law by San…

Jennifer Oliver Published in CLA’s Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section’s, “Competition: Spring 2021, VOL 31, NO. 1”

MoginRubin partner Jennifer Oliver co-authored a piece for the California Lawyers Association’s Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section titled, “The Correlation Between Antitrust Enforcement and…

Partners Dan Mogin and Jonathan Rubin Published in Law360

MoginRubin partners Daniel Mogin and Jonathan Rubin co-wrote an article, The 9th Circ.s’ Antitrust Class Action Mistake On ‘De Minimus’, which was published today in…

Partners Jonathan Rubin and Jennifer Oliver Published in Bloomberg Law: FTC and State AGs v. Facebook: Monopolization Law Faces Biggest Challenge in Decades

FTC and State AGs v. Facebook: Monopolization Law Faces Biggest Challenge in Decades By Jonathan Rubin and Jennifer M. Oliver Jan. 13, 2021 “The FTC…

MoginRubin Year in Review – 2020

In a year veiled with so much uncertainty for all businesses, we focused our collective efforts on highlighting what makes MoginRubin great – our dedicated,…

Partner Jonathan Rubin Named by National Law Review as a “2020 Go To Thought Leader”

MoginRubin is proud to announce that Co-Founding Partner Jonathan Rubin has been named by the National Law Review as a Go-To Thought Leader for 2020…

Partner Jennifer Oliver Selected as 2020 Elite Boutique Trailblazer by National Law Journal

MoginRubin is proud to announce that Partner Jennifer Oliver has been selected by the National Law Journal as a 2020 Elite Boutique Trailblazer. NLJ was…

Registration is Open for a Free CCPA Webinar on September 24th

Join MoginRubin Partner Jennifer Oliver on September 24th at 12:00 pm (EST) for CCPA: A View from the Plaintiffs’ Bar, a free privacy law webinar.…

Dan Mogin Named Best Lawyer 2021 by Best Lawyers

MoginRubin LLP is proud to announce that our Managing Partner, Daniel Mogin, has been selected by Best Lawyers as a Best Lawyer 2021 in the…

Bloomberg Law: Minted Sued Over Data Breach Under California Law

MoginRubin LLP has filed a CCPA violation case against Minted Inc., after they failed to inform their customers of a security breach which affected 73.2…

Attorney Timothy LaComb Quoted in Financial Planning

Attorney Timothy LaComb was quoted in a recent Financial Planning article, “Schwab Wants TD But DOJ Has Questions — And Not Just for Schwab.” The…

Attorney Tim LaComb quoted in Law360 on the Planned Merger Between T-Mobile and Sprint

MoginRubin attorney Tim LaComb was quoted in the recent Law360 article, “T-Mobile/Sprint Case Shows Problem With Dueling Economics.” The article explores the challenges associated with…

Partner Jennifer Oliver quoted in Bloomberg Law on the FTC’s First Merger Loss in Five Years

MoginRubin partner Jennifer Oliver was quoted in a recent Bloomberg Law article, “Novel FTC Theory in Evonik, PeroxyChem Sinks Merger Win Streak.” The article discusses…

2018 Hart-Scott-Rodino Annual Report Just Released

On September 16, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission and Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice released the 2018 Hart-Scott-Rodino Annual Report, which summarizes…

MoginRubin Recognized as a Leading Law Firm for Antitrust Class Actions

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) JUNE 04, 2019 MoginRubin LLP, a nationally recognized law firm dedicated to competition law, is pleased to announce that it has been ranked as…

MoginRubin Among Most Influential U.S. Antitrust Law Firms

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) JUNE 03, 2019 National law firm MoginRubin LLP (“MoginRubin”), lead counsel in two of the largest antitrust cases that settled over the past…

Dan Mogin Honored in Jury Verdict Reporter’s 2018 Trial Lawyer Excellence Awards

Dan Mogin from MoginRubin LLP was honored last week at the Trial Lawyer Excellence Awards in Chicago, by Jury Verdict Reporter. Upon receiving the award,…

Jonathan Rubin Invited to Speak at the U.S. Antitrust Seminar in Denmark on June 28th

Jonathan Rubin, Partner, has been invited to speak alongside Ole Wendler Pedersen, Vice President of Novo Nordisk, at an event in Copenhagen intended to expose…

U.S. Government blocks Broadcomm bid for Qualcomm

Our Team has been closely monitoring the merger developments in our own backyard between Qualcomm and Broadcom.  Earlier this week, President Trump used his executive…

DOJ Merger Challenge Highlights Danger Of Bad Documents

(Law360) – The U.S. Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit challenging a June 2012 transaction combining two providers of product rating and review…

The Supreme Court has finally granted cert. on a “pay-for-delay” case

The Supreme Court has finally granted cert. on a “pay-for-delay” case involving payments from a branded pharmaceutical company to a generic pharmaceutical company to delay…

Cointegration and Antitrust: A Primer

Jonathan L. Rubin, J.D., Ph.D.* American Antitrust Institute Introduction On October 8, 2003, Robert F. Engle and Clive W. J. Granger were awarded the Nobel…