Fee MDL Plaintiffs Clamor For Visa, MasterCard EU Info

Law360, New York (January 6, 2010, 5:32 PM EST) -- The plaintiffs in multidistrict antitrust litigation over payment card interchange fees have asked a judge to compel Visa Inc. to turn over a European Commission statement of objection and make MasterCard Inc. produce a record of a hearing before the commission.

On Tuesday, the plaintiffs, a group made up of merchants including Payless ShoeSource Inc. and trade groups including the National Restaurant Association, filed three letter motions in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York to force the companies to fork over...
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