1266/7/7/16 Walter Hugh Merricks CBE v Mastercard Incorporated and Others

Walter Hugh Merricks CBE v Mastercard Incorporated and Others

Case number:

1266/7/7/16 Registered: 8/9/2016

Status:

Application to commence collective proceedings under section 47B of the Competition Act 1998 (“the “CPO Application”). The proposed collective proceedings would combine follow-on actions for damages arising from a decision of the European Commission of 19 December 2007 (COMP/34.579 MasterCard, COMP/36.518 EuroCommerce and COMP/38.580 Commercial Cards).

A case management conference was held on 21 November 2016 at which the President gave directions for the hearing of the CPO Application.

The deadline for any person with an interest (including any member of the proposed class) to object to the CPO Application or the authorisation of the Proposed Class Representative and/or to seek permission to make oral observations at the CPO Application hearing was 4pm on 22 December 2016.

The deadline for any third party with a legitimate interest (who is not a member of the proposed class) to seek permission to make written and/or oral observations at the CPO Application hearing was 4pm on 12 December 2016.

The CPO Application hearing was held on 18 to 20 January 2017. Judgment was handed down on 21 July 2017 ([2017] CAT 16).

Diary events for this case:

  • There are currently no forthcoming diary events for this case.
  • 21 November 2016 | 10:30 am - Case Management Conference
  • 18 Jan 2017 | 10.30am (time estimate of 2 days; with 1 day in reserve) - CPO Application Hearing
  • 21 Jul 2017 | 11am - Handing down of Judgment (CPO Application)