A U.S. District Court judge gutted the Federal Reserve’s debit card regulatory regime July 31, ruling the Fed rule disobeyed the law and ordering the regulator to rewrite it.
Judge didn't hint outcome in oral arguments. Unresolved questions - including legal standing - about ability to appeal.
Federal judge throws out Durbin Amendment's 21-cent cap in emphatic ruling.
The National Retail Federation announced last week that it will formally oppose the final settlement of litigation between retailers, Visa and MasterCard and a number of the largest card issuers.
Latest round in battle between card brands and retailers seeks rejection of interchange settlement.
The retail group, which had not been part of the original litigation, had been criticizing the settlement for months.
The pending anti-trust settlement, pitting the six major card issuers and two major card brands against the retailers, has sparked a legislative backlash.
Card, retail executives say practice unlikely to take root in U.S.
Despite slow uptake and Google's low-touch service, search giant remains largest foe in digital wallet disintermediation threat.
Retailers with annual sales below $1 million have dropped year-to-date, while large retailers have seen sales hike.