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Payment Card Interchange & Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation

The $5.54 Billion Dollar Superseding Settlement is Now FINAL!

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed in all respects the district court’s final judgment approving the Rule 23(b)(3) Class’s approximately $5.54 billion superseding settlement and then denied petitions for rehearing, that the only procedural hurdle remaining before approval of the superseding settlement would become final and proof of claim forms (“Claim Forms”) may be prepared by the Class Administrator and disseminated, was the filing of a petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.

No petitions were filed by the July 24, 2023 due date, which means that the judgment approving the superseding settlement is now final and no longer appealable.

The official settlement website,, now discloses that the time for all appeals has passed and that the parties are currently preparing for the administration of the claims process.

If you accepted Visa MasterCard in your business from January 1, 2014 to January 25, 2019 then you can share in the $5.54 Billion Dollar settlement. Contact us for more information on how to apply for your portion of the settlement, just because you accepted credit cards from your customers from 2014 to 2019.

Use this link to apply for your part of the $5 billion dollar settlement.



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