Public Approves Of Visa, MasterCard Antitrust Deal: DOJ

Law360, New York (June 14, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice said in New York on Tuesday that, following public comments, it will soon seek entry of a final judgment agreed to by Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. to resolve antitrust claims over the companies' merchant discount fees.

The DOJ was responding in federal court to six public comments on the proposed judgment as to Visa and MasterCard that it filed on Oct. 4, the same day the government launched its suit alleging that the merchant fees used by those companies and...
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