Appeals may delay final implementation while credit union trade groups watch for fee, other impacts.
Latest round in battle between card brands and retailers seeks rejection of interchange settlement.
U.S. District Court Judge John Gleeson batters lawyers in hearing over what he said were misleading websites.
New York judge to decide if websites give true, accurate information about the settlement of long-standing anti-trust suit.
National Grocers Association was one of original litigants in the anti-trust case and now rejects the preliminary settlement.
The multiple-party, multiple-year case over credit card interchange moved one step closer to resolution on Nov. 9 when the Honorable Judge John Gleeson granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement between retailers, payment networks and nine major card issuers.
Decision can still be appealed and National Retail Federation said it's considering that route.
Both sides of testy dispute issue statements ahead of New York hearing.
Two trade associations of retailers have filed briefs asking a judge to reject the proposed settlement of that suit.
New York federal judge sets Nov. 9 as hearing date for arguments for and against proposed card interchange settlement.