MasterCard wins victory in interchange dispute

March 2006
Credit Control;2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p47
Trade Publication
The article reports on the reversal of the Competition Appeals Tribunal of the decision of the British Office of Fair Trading (OFT) on the interchange fee arrangements of Mastercard International Inc. The move is a victory on the part of the company. The decision of the OFT emphasizes that the fees set by the company infringed competition rules in the country. Noah Hanft of the company admits that the fees are lawful and does not violate competition laws.


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