Judge Stays Discovery In Credit Card Suit

Law360, New York (July 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A court stayed discovery in a putative class action on Monday against six of the largest U.S. credit card issuers that allegedly colluded to fix late fees charged to credit card holders, but a disagreement over possible arbitration in the case continues.

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California upheld a motion by the defendants, including Bank of America Corp. and five other issuing banks, to stay discovery until the court ruled on a motion to dismiss. The plaintiffs did not oppose the...
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