The Persistence of Antitrust Controversy and Litigation in Credit Card Networks

November 9, 2006

73 Antitrust Law Journal No. 3 (2006). Copyright 2006 American Bar Association. Reproduced by permission. All rights reserved. This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or downloaded or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.

Antitrust issues relating to credit card networks long have been of interest to economists and lawyers. Visa and MasterCard have been embroiled in antitrust litigation repeatedly since the early 1970s—and there is no sign of this litigation abating any time soon...

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K. Craig Wildfang


Chair Emeritus, Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group

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