U.S. District Court Judge John Gleeson ruled July 18 that retailers unhappy with the settlement of a credit card interchange civil suit may continue with a new legal proceeding against major card brands.
A Friday ruling allows retailers who opted out of last year's settlement to proceed with new suits. Card brands can also countersue retailers.
Photographer Mitch Goldstone filed the interchange antitrust lawsuit back in 2005.
Retailers displeased with U.S. District Court Judge John Gleeson's adjudicated settlement of litigation surrounding credit card interchange appealed his decision last week.
Some retailers appeal a settlement other retailers had reached with Visa, MasterCard and six major banks.
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.