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Nvidia and SoftBank’s Arm Call Off Vertical Merger

Facing challenges from antitrust enforcers on three continents, U.S. microchip giant Nvidia Corp. has called off its acquisition of British computer processing designer Arm Ltd.,…

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.…

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…

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…

Attorney Jonathan Rubin Quoted by FastCompany in “How Google Will Fight Off the DOJ’s Claims of Monopoly in Search”

MoginRubin co-founder Jonathan Rubin was quoted by FastCompany in its report on the suit brought by the Department of Justice Antitrust Division and a group…

Attorney Jonathan Rubin Quoted by Law360 in “More Big Tech Firms Could Show Up in DOJ’s Google Search”

MoginRubin co-founder Jonathan Rubin was quoted by LexisNexis Law360 in its report on the suit brought by the Department of Justice Antitrust Division and a…

Attorney Jonathan Rubin Quoted by Reuters in “Analysis: What monopoly case? DOJ lawsuit unlikely to knock Google from pole position”

MoginRubin co-founder Jonathan Rubin was quoted by Reuters reporter Raphael Satter on the impact of the Department of Justice and a group of states suing…

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…

Attorney Tim LaComb Quoted in Law360 Article, “DC Circ. Ruling Seen As Gutting FCC’s Merger Conditions”

MoginRubin attorney Tim LaComb was quoted in a Law360 article this week about the disappointing DC Cir. decision regarding the merger between Charter Communications Inc.…

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…

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…

FTC Approves Final Order Settling Charges that Danaher Corporation’s Acquisition of GE Biopharma Was Anticompetitive

FTC Approves Final Order Settling Charges that Danaher Corporation’s Acquisition of GE Biopharma Was Anticompetitive May 29, 2020 Following a public comment period, the Federal…

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…

Attorney Tim LaComb Quoted in Investment News

Attorney Tim LaComb was quoted in Investment News this week in an article, “When it comes to RIA custody, how big is too big?”. The…

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…

MOGINRUBIN’S JENNIFER OLIVER NAMED TO THE UNVERSITY AT BUFFALO SCHOOL OF LAW DEAN’S ADVISORY COUNCIL

MoginRubin Partner and University at Buffalo School of Law alumna Jennifer Oliver was recently appointed to the law school’s Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC). The DAC…

The Lawyers Club of San Diego Acknowledges MoginRubin’s Recent Accolade

MoginRubin was recognized in the January 2020 issue of LC News, a publication of The Lawyers Club of San Diego, for having been named by…

Major Antitrust Developments to Watch in 2020

Partner Jennifer Oliver was quoted in Law360’s article, Major Antitrust Developments to Watch in 2020. The article reviews some of the key antitrust cases on…

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…

What To Watch As T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Fight Goes To Trial

Partner Jennifer Oliver was quoted in a recent Law360 article, What To Watch As T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Fight Goes To Trial. The article discusses the megamerger…

Multiple Lawsuits Allege Price-fixing by Big Beef Companies

Partner Dan Mogin was quoted in Fern’s AG Insider discussing recent price-fixing allegations against big beef companies. As co-counsel on the Pacific Agri-Products lawsuit, Dan…

MoRu Proudly Sponsors 41st Annual PALSD/FALSD Dinner

MoginRubin LLP is the Audio Visual Sponsor of the 41st Annual Dinner and Installation of Officers, hosted by Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego and…

The Ninth Circuit Dismisses Section 7 Challenge to Big Beer while the Tunney Process Brews in D.C. District Court

Consumers can choose to look at the stein half empty after a recent dismissal of a private Section 7 challenge to Anheuser-Busch InBev, SA/NV’s (“ABI”)…

Tribune Media/Sinclair Broadcast Group Merger Bust

After over a year of negotiations for approval, on August 9, 2018, Tribune Media Company terminated its merger with Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.  The mega-deal…

Jodie Williams Comments on the AT&T-Time Warner Merger in Forbes’ Latest Article

Forbes dives into law firm reactions to the AT&T-Time Warner merger to find out where the trends are headed. It seems that no one believes…

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…

Jodie Williams Published in Trial Practice : Trying Antitrust – Summer 2018 Edition

In the most recent edition of Trial Practice: Trying Antitrust, an ABA-published periodical, MoginRubin’s Jodie Williams discusses the recent Steves & Sons, Inc. v. Jeld-Wen, Inc.…

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…

FTC Reaffirms Guidelines for Exchange of Sensitive Information

On March 20, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission reaffirmed its guidelines for the exchange of sensitive competitive information — like price projections, customer lists or future product…

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…

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 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…

DOJ and FTC Issue Joint HSR Report for FY 2016

On October 3, 2017, the FTC and the DOJ released their joint Hart-Scott-Rodino merger report for the fiscal year, ending September 30, 2016. They reported…

Fix or Flop? FTC Reviews Its Merger Remedies

Last month, the FTC released its long-awaited review of merger remedies imposed between 2006 – 2012.

Live Nation, Ticketmaster Tie Up Faces Federal Scrutiny

WASHINGTON – The CEOs of music industry giants Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. and Live Nation Inc. had a long week on Capitol Hill defending the planned…