Attorney General Schwalb Sues RealPage & Residential Landlords for Rental Price-Fixing, Illegally Raising Thousands of District Residents’ Rents

Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today announced a lawsuit against RealPage, Inc. (RealPage) and 14 of the largest residential landlords in the District for colluding to illegally raise rents for tens of thousands of DC residents by collectively delegating price-setting authority to RealPage, which used a centralized pricing algorithm to inflate prices, costing renters millions of dollars.

AG Schwalb Secures Over $2.3 Million from Suboxone Maker Accused of Monopolizing Opioid Treatment Drug

Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today announced that Indivior, Inc – which makes the opioid addiction treatment medication Suboxone – will pay the District approximately $2.3 million as part of a 42-state settlement that resolves allegations that the company orchestrated an anticompetitive scheme to block generic competition for Suboxone. The alleged scheme enabled Indivior to extract monopoly profits for Suboxone at the expense of District residents suffering from opioid addiction, who either paid more for Suboxone than they would have without Indivior’s conduct or did not receive the treatment at all.

AG Racine Sues Google for Antitrust Violations Over Android App Store

Today, Attorney General Karl Racine and 36 other attorneys general filed a new antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging that the company used its dominance to unfairly restrict competition with the Google Play Store for Android mobile devices and forced app developers to use its payment processor, Google Billing, as a middleman for in-app purchases.