Execs Can Testify In Discover Antitrust Suit: Judge

Law360, New York (October 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has rejected a bid by Visa USA Inc. and Mastercard Inc. to block Discover Financial Services Inc. from introducing testimony about the impact of Visa's and Mastercard's policies on Discover's prospects for a business deal with Citibank.

Judge Barbara S. Jones signed off on an order denying the defendants' motion to preclude current and former Discover executives from testifying at trial about what they say Citibank executives told them regarding the effects of Visa By-law 2.10(e) and Mastercard's Competition Programs Policy on Citibank's ability...
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