AllSouth FCU wins court order, deemed rare, that allows it to subpoena third-party communications providers.
U.S. Public Interest Research Group director downplays potential consumer impact; sides with merchants in surcharge snit.
The U.S. Justice Department announced last week that a long-running antitrust investigation against the three largest card brands has ended in a settlement with two of the three and litigation against the third.
Consumer and retail groups are praising the U.S. Department of Justice's actions against major credit card brands, but analysts are split about whether the moves will result in real lower prices for consumers.
Ed Mierzwinski, consumer program director at the non-profit, non-partisan U.S. Public Interest Research Group, shares why reg restructuring is good for everyone.