A US District Court admits the confidentiality of document emanating from the European Commission’s investigation (Visa, MasterCard)

European Commission: Recent Developments on Discovery following Amicus Curiae On 27 August 2010, the US District Court of the Eastern District of New York, Judge John Gleeson, on appeal issued an order whereby access by the plaintiffs to a Statement of Objections and to a transcript of an Oral Hearing emanating from the European Commission's investigation was denied. This order resolved a discovery dispute over the two documents created in connection with the Commission's investigations into the conduct of Visa and MasterCard. Visa and MasterCard are defendants in the class action Re payment card interchange fee and merchant discount antitrust litigationin the US (MDL

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European Competition Network Brief, A US District Court admits the confidentiality of document emanating from the European Commission’s investigation (Visa, MasterCard), 27 August 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin Amicus curiae, Art. N° 33392

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