Constantine & Partners, the law firm acting as lead counsel for merchants in the Visa Check Card / MasterCard MasterMoney antitrust litigation, announced this morning that over 8 million notices of settlement have been mailed to US merchants.
The mailing list was developed from merchant data
provided by Visa, MasterCard and the 80 largest merchant acquirers/processors,
as augmented with the names of potential class members who registered with the
Administrator since Notice of Pendency was given in September and October of
2002. Class notice also will appear in major national publications and
merchant trade press through August 4, 2003, and is posted on the case website