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Company: Mastercard International Inc.
Current Parent CompanyMasterCard
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Penalty: $1,025,000,000
Year: 2004
Date: January 30, 2004
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: MasterCard agreed to pay over $1 billion to settle its role in litigation alleging it and Visa improperly required merchants who accepted their credit cards to accept their debit cards as well.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Eastern District of New York
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 1:96cv5238
Case Name: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, et al v. Visa USA, Inc., et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: New York
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: financial services
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