McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)

Lisa Peterson Rumin

McDermott Will & Emery (Washington)
Associate

Lisa P. Rumin is an Associate with McDermott Will & Emery in Washington, D.C. She focuses her practice on antitrust, regulatory and litigation matters. She assists clients across a variety of industries and has represented numerous clients in the healthcare, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries. Lisa advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, including obtaining clearance from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ), as well as counsels clients on issues regarding antitrust compliance, pricing, and distribution. She also counsels clients on cartel prosecutions and defenses, including government investigations and the initiation and defense of civil class action litigation. Lisa is experienced in areas of e-discovery, document review and production for investigations before the FTC, DOJ and state attorneys general office.

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2701 Bulletin

Justin P. Murphy, Lisa Peterson Rumin The US District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina finds a former engineering firm executive guilty of bid rigging and defrauding the local department of transportation (Contech Engineered Solutions / Brent Brewbaker)

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On February 1, 2022, a federal jury found a former engineering firm executive guilty of conspiring to rig bids and defraud the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) of hundreds of public works contracts worth more than $23 million. From at least 2009 through fall 2018, Brent (...)

Matt Evola, Mary Hecht, Joel R. Grosberg, Lisa Peterson Rumin, David Henry, Jon B. Dubrow The UK Competiton Authory updates its merger guidance in light of the National Security and Investment Act

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The NSI Act replaces the system of discretionary public interest intervention in mergers by the UK government under the UK Enterprise Act and creates a new mandatory notification system operated by the Investment Security Unit (ISU), part of the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial (...)

David Henry, Jon B. Dubrow, Joel R. Grosberg, Lisa Peterson Rumin, Matt Evola, Mary Hecht The EU Commission announces the withdrawal of two airline companies from a proposed acquisition in the passenger air transport sector (IAG / Globalia / Air Europa)

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IAG, owner of leading airlines in Ireland, Spain and the UK, sought to acquire Air Europa from Globalia and provided notification of the transaction to the Commission in May 2021. IAG, owner of Iberia and Vueling, is the largest airline in Spain and Air Europa is the third-largest airline in (...)

David Henry, Mary Hecht, Matt Evola, Jon B. Dubrow, Joel R. Grosberg, Lisa Peterson Rumin The EU Commission approves a merger in the waste management sector, subject to conditions (Veolia / Suez)

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On December 14, 2021, the Commission conditionally cleared in Phase I Veolia’s acquisition of Suez. The Commission deemed Veolia’s comprehensive commitments sufficient to assuage the Commission’s competition concerns, without the need for a Phase 2 investigation. The Commission found that the (...)

David Henry, Matt Evola, Jon B. Dubrow, Joel R. Grosberg, Lisa Peterson Rumin, Mary Hecht The EU Commission imposes interim measures on two healthcare companies for breaching the EU Merger Regulation by gun jumping (Grail / Illumina)

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In October 2021, the European Commission imposed interim measures on Illumina and GRAIL to restore and maintain competition between the entities following Illumina’s decision to close its acquisition of GRAIL prior to the Commission completing its review of the transaction and in breach of the (...)

Lisa Peterson Rumin, Jon B. Dubrow, David Henry, Matt Evola, Mary Hecht, Joel R. Grosberg The US FTC restricts future acquisitions for firms that pursue anticompetitive mergers

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On October 25, 2021, the FTC announced a return to the practice of including prior approval provisions in consent decrees for allegedly anticompetitive mergers. This means that in addition to divesting a business, the FTC is requiring companies to obtain FTC prior approval before purchasing any (...)

Matt Evola, Jon B. Dubrow, Joel R. Grosberg, Lisa Peterson Rumin, David Henry, Mary Hecht The UK Competition Authority fines a Big Tech company £50.5 million for breaching its initial enforcement order regarding a merger with a GIF provider (Facebook / Giphy)

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In May 2020, Facebook purchased Giphy, the largest provider of GIFs (a format for image files that supports both animated and static images). Giphy operates an online database and search engine that primarily allows users to search and share GIFs and can be used indirectly on third-party apps, (...)

Justin P. Murphy, Lisa Peterson Rumin The US DoJ sentences a company to pay $7 million in criminal fines and over $1.5 million in restitution as it pleads guilty to one count of bid-rigging and one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud (Contech Engineered Solutions / Brent Brewbaker)

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On June 7, 2021, as part of the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) continuing commitment to prosecuting cases where the government is a victim, a government contractor pleaded guilty to one count of bid-rigging and one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in connection with the DOJ’s (...)

Stefan M. Meisner, Anthony S. Ferrara, Lisa Peterson Rumin The US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas declares that a licensing offer based on end-device is compliant with FRAND commitments (HTC / Ericsson)

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Standard-essential patent holders and implementers may face uncertainty regarding licensing practices following a May 23 Texas court ruling. In the ruling, a Texas federal judge reached a conclusion different from a recent California court decision — FTC v. Qualcomm — on the question of whether (...)

Stefan M. Meisner, Lisa Peterson Rumin The US Northern District Court of California requires the holder of a standard-essential patent for cellular communication to license it to all those willing to pay a fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory rate (Qualcomm)

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This article has been nominated for the 2019 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. FTC Secures Partial Victory Requiring SEP Holder to License to All Comers in Antitrust Case Summary Recently, a federal district court in California granted (...)

Lisa Peterson Rumin The US District Court for the Northern District of California finds lack of antitrust standing for price-fixed component parts in states that apply the AGC 5-factor test but allowed standing in states that do not (Los Gatos Mercantile / DuPont)

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On Sept. 22, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an important opinion regarding antitrust standing in Los Gatos Mercantile, Inc. v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. (DuPont), No. 13-cv-01180-BLF (N.D. Cal. Sept. 22, 2014). The DuPont opinion is one of (...)

Lisa Peterson Rumin The US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismisses allegations of hub-and-spoke conspiracy against 5 pharmaceutical companies in the market for narcolepsy drugs (Apotex / Cephalon)

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On Monday, June 23, 2014, a Federal Judge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted summary judgment for five pharmaceutical companies on horizontal conspiracy claims brought by Apotex Inc. and direct purchaser and end payor plaintiffs regarding the popular narcolepsy drug Provigil. (...)

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