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App Developer’s Antitrust Case Against Apple Looking Durable

Court Says Licensing Agreement Does Not Bar App Maker Litigation A federal judge has rejected Apple Inc.’s interpretation of its app licensing agreement in the…

Hearing No Further Objections from the FTC, Amazon Buys MGM

Recommitted to fighting anticompetitive consolidation, the government could still challenge the deal. The Federal Trade Commission’s silence last week on Amazon’s acquisition of MGM –…

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 Jonathan Rubin Will Be Keynote Speaker at Upcoming NAC Convention in Las Vegas

MoginRubin Partner Jonathan Rubin will be a Keynote speaker at the upcoming National ATM Council (NAC) Convention. The three day live and in-person event will…

Partner Jonathan Rubin Quoted in the New York Times Following Recent Order Regarding Apple’s Anticompetitive Conduct

Partner Jonathan L. Rubin was quoted in the The New York Times’ coverage of Judge Gonzalez’s recent order following the bench trial where she dismissed…

Partner Jonathan Rubin Quoted in Global Competition Review Following Disappointing JPML Decision

Partner Jonathan L. Rubin was quoted in Global Competition Review following the recent disappointing #JPML ruling to consolidate all of the digital ad cases against #Google to a federal New…

MoginRubin LLP Has Secured Class Certification on Behalf of Independent ATM Operators, Non-Bank Affiliated ATM Operators, and the National ATM Council

“Today’s ruling marks a significant step toward loosening the grip of Visa and Mastercard on the market for ATM network services and promises to benefit…

Partner Jonathan Rubin Quoted in Law 360 Regarding 9th Circuit Panel’s Recent Decision in Tuna Price-Fixing Case

On Tuesday, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals 2-1 decision that would have made it more difficult for antitrust claimants to secure class certification…

Partner Jonathan Rubin Quoted in Law360 regarding case against Facebook

MoginRubin LLP Partner Jonathan Rubin was quoted in a recent Law360 article, “FTC’s Facebook Case Down, But Not Out, After Dismissal.” Click here to read…

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,…

Jonathan Rubin and Timothy LaComb Quoted in Law360 Regarding The Biggest Antitrust Cases in 2020

MoginRubin’s Jonathan Rubin and Timothy LaComb were quoted in a Law360 article, “The Biggest Rulings In Antitrust Cases of 2020”, which reflects on details from…

European Commission Examining Aon’s Acquisition of Willis Towers Watson

The European Commission announced Dec. 21 that it is investigating Aon’s proposed acquisition of Willis Towers Watson, a deal that would combine two leading providers…

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 Jonathan Rubin Quoted in Law360 Article, “Access To Rivals’ Data Drives EC Amazon Antirust Case”

MoginRubin LLP Partner Jonathan Rubin was quoted in a Law360 article this week titled, “Access To Rivals’ Data Drives EC Amazon Antitrust Case.” The article…

DOJ: Visa / Plaid Deal Would be Bad for Online Debit Market and Consumers

Government Sues to Block Deal Intended to Erase Disruptor Referring to Visa Inc. as a monopolist in the online debit services industry, the Department of…

Register Now for a CLE Webinar, “The Antitrust Case Against Google”on Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Register now for a CLE-eligible webinar, “The Antitrust Case Against Google,” presented by HB Litigation Conferences and an all-star lineup of speakers, including MoginRubin Partners…

Telecommunications: DOJ Allows AT&T to Sell Off Caribbean Operations

The Department of Justice is requiring Liberty Latin America Ltd., its subsidiary, Liberty Communications of Puerto Rico LLC, and AT&T Inc. to divest certain fiber-based…

Private Equity: Platforms Seek Quick Merger Approval in the U.K.

Two popular crowdfunding platforms, Crowdcube and Seedrs, have asked the U.K. competition authority to fast track their merger designed to create “the world’s largest private…

Healthcare: Anticompetitive Tying Class Action Moves Forward Against Sutter Health

Indirect purchasers of health insurance will proceed as a class against Sutter Health for alleged anticompetitive conduct which plaintiffs maintain illegally tied health plans to…

Pharma: Consumer Groups, States Support Reviving Generic Drugs Antitrust Case Against AbbVie

Pro-consumer organizations — Consumer Action and U.S. Public Interest Research Group — and 20 states have filed amici curiae briefs with the Seventh Circuit U.S.…

Partner Jonathan Rubin Was a Speaker at the NAC2020-VIRTUAL Conference & Expo Today

MoginRubin Partner Jonathan L. Rubin was a speaker at today’s NAC2020-VIRTUAL Conference & Expo, where he gave a status update in the pending antitrust class action…

Pistacchio vs. Apple: iPhone Gamers Claim Anticompetitive Behavior in Subscription Game Market

Apple iPhone gamer John Pistacchio filed a proposed class action against Apple, Inc. on behalf of purchasers of “Apple Arcade,” a subscription mobile gaming service…

TikTok Gets Reprieve from Trump Ban, Nears Deal with Oracle, Walmart

Now that TikTok has more time to keep its U.S. operation alive – thanks to a federal court order enjoining the Trump administration’s effort to…

DOJ Requires Divestiture of Hawaiian Brewer Before Anheuser Can Buy Craft Brew

The Justice Department Antitrust Division will approve a major acquisition in the beer industry, but only if one of the merging company’s divests its holdings…

House Bill Would Allow College Athletes to Capitalize on Their Fame

A group of U.S. House Democrats and Republicans have introduced the “Student Athlete Level Playing Field Act” which would add momentum to the current movement…

Nvidia’s Acquiring UK Chip Designer for $40 Billion

In a move that Reuters said will “reshape the global semiconductor landscape,” Nvidia Corp. is purchasing Arm of the U.K. from SoftBank Group Corp. of…

French and American Luxury Brands Litigate Delayed Merger

Dispute in Delaware, Tussle in Brussels LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton of France used business challenges presented by the novel coronavirus to avoid a multi-billion-dollar…

Apple Fires Back at Epic Games in Fortnite Fight

Responding to Epic Games’ bold suit against Apple (and separately against Google) — alleging anticompetitive operation of the Apple Store — the computer and mobile…

Claim That LinkedIn Has a ‘People Analytics’ Monopoly Fails

hiQ Labs Inc., a new employment tech firm, sued professional network giant LinkedIn for abuse of its market power. Specifically, the startup-alleged LinkedIn blocked its…

Casino Sues Scientific Games, Bally’s for Antitrust Law Violations, Charge 100% Card-Shuffler Monopoly

The Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, a casino operator, alleges in a proposed class action that Scientific Games Corp., Bally Technologies, Inc., and Bally…

Partner Jonathan Rubin Selected as 2020 D.C. Trailblazer by National Law Journal

MoginRubin LLP is proud to announce that Partner Jonathan Rubin was selected by the National Law Journal as a 2020 D.C. Trailblazer. The National Law…

MoginRubin Partners Selected as Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers for 2020 by Lawdragon

MoginRubin LLP is proud to announce that all of our Partners, Daniel Mogin, Jonathan L. Rubin, and Jennifer Oliver, have been selected by Lawdragon as Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers for 2020. The…

FTC Approves Elanco’s $7.6B Acquisition of Bayer Animal Healthcare, Sets Divestiture Conditions

Pending approval, two of the world’s largest animal healthcare manufacturers will consummate a multibillion dollar acquisition in August 2020, subject to FTC and other, international…

California AG Opposes Healthcare System’s Pandemic-Prompted Proposal to Delay Settlement

In response to Sutter Health’s motion for a continuance, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra requested that a San Francisco state court move forward with a…

U.S. House of Representatives Extends Antitrust Penalty Leniency Program for Cooperating Defendants

On June 25, 2020, the House passed a bill to permanently extend a recently expired provision within the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act…

Californians Will Vote on Whether to Expand the State’s Consumer Privacy Act

In November, California residents will vote on a proposal to augment the California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which took effect in January 2020. The Secretary…

Apple, Inc. Probed by European Commission for Possible Antitrust Violations

In late June, the European Commission (EC) opened several formal cases investigating Apple’s mobile payment technology (Apple Pay) and various third-party and user agreements to…

MoginRubin Ranked by Legal 500

MoginRubin has been ranked by The Legal 500 United States 2020 in the category of Antitrust and Civil Litigation/Class Action: Plaintiff.  Along with the prestigious…

MoginRubin Partner Jonathan Rubin Featured in Law 360

MoginRubin Partner Jonathan Rubin was featured in a Law 360 article after his compelling oral argument earlier this week in the case of Med Vets…

MoginRubin’s Jonathan Rubin and Tim LaComb Published an Article in the Daily Journal Regarding the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

February 26, 2020 – MoginRubin partner Jonathan Rubin and attorney Tim LaComb co-authored an article published in the Daily Journal last week, “Court substituted gut…

Partner Jon Rubin quoted in Reuters regarding Qualcomm’s appeal for the reverse of a 2019 ruling

MoginRubin partner Jon Rubin was quoted in the recent Reuters article, “Qualcomm to Ask Appeals Court for Vindication in FTC Antitrust Case.” The article revisits the…

The Most Closely Watched Merger Reviews Of 2020

Partners Dan Mogin and Jonathan Rubin were quoted in a recent Law360 article, The Most Closely Watched Merger Reviews of 2020. The article examines four…

The Emerging Role of Antitrust Law in Esports (Part II)

Partner Jonathan Rubin continues his discussion of emerging antitrust issues associated with the growing business of Esports in Part II of The Emerging Role of…

MoginRubin Recognized as One of California’s Top Boutique Law Firms

SAN DIEGO – October 23, 2019 –MoginRubin has been named by the Daily Journal as a “2019 Top Boutique Law Firm” in California for Antitrust…

Jonathan Rubin Spoke at the Annual VGBA Summit in Seattle Last Week

Last week, MoginRubin Partner Jonathan Rubin participated in the Game Business & Legal Affairs Conference: VGBA Summit North in Seattle, Washington. The Summit, which takes…

MoginRubin Partners Honored by Lawdragon

MoginRubin is proud to announce that partners Dan Mogin, Jonathan Rubin and Jennifer Oliver have been honored for their plaintiff work in this year’s Lawdragon…

ATM Operators Seek Cert. In Visa, Mastercard Antitrust Suit

MoginRubin partner Jonathan Rubin was recently quoted in Law360 as saying, “The ATM restraints imposed by Visa and Mastercard amount to price-fixing and are unambiguously…

NYT: Chicago School Professor Fights ‘Chicago School’ Beliefs That Abet Big Tech

From The New York Times:   Chicago School Professor Fights ‘Chicago School’ Beliefs That Abet Big Tech   Luigi Zingales, a finance professor at the…

The Emerging Role of Antitrust Law in Esports (Part 1)

Partner Jonathan Rubin recently wrote a two-part essay for Sports Litigation Alert and Sports Law Expert that examines the emerging role antitrust law will play…

MoginRubin Partner Jonathan Rubin Published in Concurrences

MoginRubin Partner Jonathan Rubin recently co-authored an article with University of Copenhagen Associate Professor Christian Bergqvist regarding antitrust complaints against Google. The article expertly examines…

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…

Google and the Trans-Atlantic Antitrust Abyss

Christian Bergqvist University of Copenhagen – Faculty of Law Jonathan Rubin MoginRubin LLP Date Written: March 18, 2019 Abstract During the late 2000s, several jurisdictions,…

MoginRubin Named 2019 Best Law Firm in America

You may recall, when MoginRubin LLP attorney Dan Mogin was ranked in Best Lawyers’ 2018 listing, the sheer excitement of this annual honor drove him to “not rule…

New Partner Announcement – Congratulations Jodie Williams

MoginRubin LLP is pleased to announce Jodie Williams has become its newest Partner. Jodie joined the firm in 2013, and has proven through her hard…

MoginRubin is a Proud Sponsor of the FALSD 5th Annual Law Scholarship Golf Outing

MoginRubin LLP is a proud sponsor of the 5th Annual Law Scholarship Golf Outing, hosted by FALSD on September 13, 2018. Simply click on the…

Jonathan Rubin and Christian Bergqvist Conduct a Comparative Study on Approaches Antitrust Authorities Take in the EU and US

Jonathan Rubin and Christian Berqvist published their comments in Global Competition Review regarding the upcoming decision by the European Commission regarding the DG-Competition investigation into…

Payment Logistics Urges Court to Stop Lighthouse/Shift4 Merger

Payment Logistics Ltd. (PLL), represented by MoginRubin LLP, asked the court on Friday, June 29, to prevent Lighthouse from merging with Shift4 Corp., alleging that…

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…

Bloomberg Law Covers MoginRubin LLP’s Filing Against the PetIQ Merger

Bloomberg on Rubin PetIQ Filing   Pet Medication Wholesalers Sue to Unwind Rival PetIQ Merger Published: Apr 05 2018 18:46:17 * Two pet medicine wholesalers…

PetIQ’s Deal to Buy Veterinary Clinic Chain Will Choke Off Competition

MoginRubin LLP, representing Plaintiffs Bay Medical Solutions Inc. and Med Vets Inc., have filed a case in the Northern District of California to stop a…

Jonathan Rubin discusses Aetna-CVS merger with Peter Coy from Bloomberg Businessweek

Jonathan Rubin from MoginRubin LLP met with Bloomberg Businessweek‘s Peter Coy to discuss the Aetna-CVS merger. See what he had to say by reading the…

Jonathan Rubin from MoginRubin LLP Featured in the New York Post

MoginRubin LLP’s very own Jonathan Rubin was featured in the New York Post this week, regarding his thoughts on Judge Richard Leon and his involvement…

Jonathan Rubin to Wall Street Journal on Outspoken U.S. District Judge J. Leon: “He has a very firm grasp of competition law and the economics that drives it.”

Jonathan Rubin from MoginRubin LLP met with Jacob Gershman from the Wall Street Journal this week to discuss U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon’s appointment…

Jonathan Rubin from MoginRubin LLP Discusses Proposed AT&T & Time Warner Merger

Comments of Jonathan Rubin, with the Washington, D.C. office of antitrust law firm MoginRubin LLP, on the DOJ’s just-filed challenge to the proposed AT&T-Time Warner…

The Hill: Trump looms large in AT&T antitrust battle

Jonathan Rubin, an antitrust attorney with MoginRubin LLP, discussed President Trump’s possible involvement in the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner with The Hill…

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…