Honeywell, ISPI Spar Over Bid-Rigging Allegations

Law360, New York (November 20, 2009, 3:38 PM EST) -- A federal judge has reserved his ruling on Honeywell International Inc.’s bid to dismiss bid-rigging allegations brought by its former distributor Integrated Systems and Power Inc. after hearing the parties’ arguments on Friday over competition in the fire-detection and alarm system market in New York City.

During an oral argument in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Honeywell’s attorney Stephen Neuwirth claimed that ISPI’s suit accusing Honeywell of conspiring with other distributors to reduce price competition was “inappropriate and improper” because...
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