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Mastercard tells UK appeal judges that antitrust court erred in ruling on law governing mass claim

By Simon Zekaria
  • 01 May 2024 16:22
  • 01 May 2024 16:22
Mastercard told UK appeal judges today that the country's competition court made errors in a ruling over disputed pre-trial issues in a mass action over alleged unlawful card fees, including over what jurisdiction's law applies to the suit. 

The collective claim, brought by Walter Merricks, seeks billions of pounds in compensation

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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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