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Mastercard asks UK antitrust court to take ‘sensible middle course’ at card-fee pass-on trial

Mastercard asked the UK's specialized antitrust court today to take a “sensible middle course” on proving that inflated payment card fees caused a "pass-on" impact down the supply chain.
At a hearing this week, the Competition Appeal Tribunal is considering how to deal with evidence to be presented

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Simon Zekaria

Senior Correspondent

Simon Zekaria is a senior correspondent in London, covering UK regulation. Prior to joining MLex, Simon reported on business news for The Wall Street Journal, including on telecommunications, media, technology and consumer affairs. Simon was also a writer for the WSJ on diverse subjects such as Brexit, UK politics and global sport. Simon was previously a correspondent on competition issues and European politics for Thomson Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Brussels. Simon is a graduate of Edinburgh University, with Masters degrees in literature and law. A French speaker, he has studied at the Sorbonne University, Paris.

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