Visa, MasterCard Knock Conspiracy Claims In ATM Fee Row

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 8:11 PM EST) -- Visa Inc. and MasterCard Worldwide argued Monday that the plaintiffs in three consolidated antitrust class actions over their ATM access fee policies had neither plausibly accused the companies of conspiring to hinder trade nor pointed to any real antitrust injury the policies caused.

The two credit card behemoths asked a Washington federal court to dismiss the three cases, brought by consumers and nonbank ATM operators who claim the companies have conspired to block ATM providers from charging lower rates for transactions that don't involve Visa or...
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Case Title

NATIONAL ATM COUNCIL, INC. et al v. VISA INC. et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-01803

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Richard J. Leon

Date Filed

October 12, 2011


Case Title

BARTRON et al v. VISA INC. et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-01831

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Richard J. Leon

Date Filed

October 17, 2011


Case Title

STOUMBOS v. VISA INC. et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-01882

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Richard J. Leon

Date Filed

October 24, 2011

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