The UK Supreme Court receives actions from consumers and small businesses to seek redress for price fixing and abuses of dominant power in the financial services sector (Merricks / Mastercard)

In 2015, the legislation introducing a UK collective litigation procedure for competition claims came into force – enabling consumers and small businesses to seek redress for the anti-competitive behaviours of price fixing and abuses of dominant power. Five years later, and such a collective action has yet to be allowed to proceed. In a landmark judgment today the Supreme Court has given the green light for such actions to be brought on a straightforward

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Anthony Maton, The UK Supreme Court receives actions from consumers and small businesses to seek redress for price fixing and abuses of dominant power in the financial services sector (Merricks / Mastercard), 11 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 98354

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