Claim for damages brought by Westover Group Limited and a number of other claimants, listed in the Schedule of Claimants (set out below), in respect of alleged infringements of Articles 101 and/or 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and/or Articles 53 and/or 54 of the Agreement on the European Economic Area and/or Chapters I and/or II of the Competition Act 1998.
The claim is made against (1) Mastercard Incorporated; (2) Mastercard International Incorporated; (3) Mastercard Europe SA; and (4) Mastercard/Europay UK Limited.
The proceedings were transferred from the High Court to the Tribunal by order of the Honourable Mrs Justice Cockerill dated 6 May 2020.
A joint case management conference in Cases 1306(T)-1325(T), 1349(T) and 1350(T) took place on 2 February 2021.
Pursuant to paragraphs 10 and 11 of the Tribunal's order dated 2 February 2021, a preliminary issue hearing to consider which law governs the claims by the Italian claimants took place on 12 April 2021 and was heard jointly with Cases 1350(T), 1383(T) and 1384(T).
A hearing to consider the Claimants' summary judgment application in Cases 1306(T)-1325(T), 1349(T), 1350(T), 1383(T) and 1384(T) took place on 12-14 May 2021.
On 7 June 2021, the Tribunal issued its judgment on the Italian law preliminary issue ( CAT 12).