Competition Economics Handbook 2019

United Kingdom

30 October 2018

Busy times at the Competition Appeal Tribunal A decision in the interchange fees litigation saga The litigation around multilateral interchange fees (MIFs) resulted in three different and inconsistent decisions adopted by the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) (in Sainsbury’s v MasterCard) and the Commercial Court (in Asda and others v MasterCard and Sainsbury’s v Visa).