Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 19 Oct 2021
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has certified its third-ever class action, authorising Justin Gutmann to lead a £93 million standalone abuse of dominance claim against two UK train operators for allegedly overcharging passengers for travelcard train tickets.
Macfarlanes LLP | United Kingdom | 5 Oct 2021
The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (the Tribunal) has allowed a claim on behalf of over two million customers against BT Group for alleged abuse of…
Lexology PRO | Central & Eastern Europe, United Kingdom | 27 Sep 2021
The UK's Competition Appeal Tribunal has certified its second-ever class action, allowing a claim to proceed that seeks €469 million in damages from BT for allegedly overcharging 2.3 million landline service customers.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, Mozambique, etc. | 25 Aug 2021
Amendments to New Zealand’s trade practices legislation, Spain and Australia raise concerns over big tech, and the UK’s competition issues with COVID-19 testing – plus more key competition and antitrust updates.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 18 Aug 2021
The UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal has issued its highly-anticipated decision certifying the country’s first-ever antitrust class action, designating Walter Merricks as the representative to lead the multi-billion pound claim against Mastercard.
Lexology PRO | Austria, European Union | 10 Aug 2021
Months after warning companies about non-compliant cookie banners, Noyb has filed hundreds of regulatory complaints and identified major platforms that resisted changes.
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 6 Aug 2021
Mastercard and Sainsbury’s have settled their long-running dispute over the former’s unlawful multilateral interchange fee scheme, bringing an end to the supermarket’s nearly-decade old claim.
Lexology PRO | European Union, United Kingdom | 14 May 2021
Mastercard has asked the UK’s specialist competition tribunal to assess its multilateral interchange fee scheme in its true economic and legal context, warning that a failure to do so would be an “error of law”.
PRO Compliance | United Kingdom | 31 Mar 2021
Mastercard and two card issuers face fines of £32 million after admitting that they agreed not to compete with one another to provide local authorities in the UK with prepaid cards given to individuals receiving welfare support.
PRO Compliance | United Kingdom | 3 Mar 2021
A group of retailers have asked the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal to deny Mastercard’s attempts to amend its defence against damages claims arising from the credit card company’s illegal interchange fees.