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The Issues To Watch In UK Mastercard Class Action Appeal

Law360, London (July 29, 2019, 7:01 PM BST) -- The U.K.'s highest court is set to offer critical guidance for the country's infant antitrust collective action regime in a £14 billion ($17.2 billion) suit against Mastercard in the long-running battle over its swipe fees.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Mastercard's appeal in a proposed antitrust class action lawsuit in a case that will be a test for the bar that will face claimants seeking to achieve class action status. (AP) Here, Law360 looks at the key issues that will be decided by the Supreme Court, including what the test for certification should be, how to apply rules requiring...

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