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Mastercard tells top court that 'burden' is on mass-damages claimant to prove case is suitable

By Simon Zekaria
  • 13 May 2020 08:03
  • 13 May 2020 08:22
Mastercard told the UK’s top court today that the proposed mass-damages claimant against the company has the “burden” of arguing his case to antitrust judges in a bid to recoup billions of pounds for British consumers.

The court hearing, taking place today and tomorrow at the Supreme Court in London, is seen as

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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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