Month: July 2018

Retailers Succeed in Interchange Fee Appeals

The Court of Appeal has given judgment today on an appeal by Asda, Argos and WM Morrison against an order of Popplewell J largely dismissing their claims for substantial damages relating to the setting and imposition of multi-lateral interchange fees (MIFs) in the context of the MasterCard payment card system.  The Court of Appeal upheld […]

Court of Appeal rejects Zipvit’s claim for ‘embedded’ VAT

CA rejects Zipvit’s claim for ‘embedded’ VAT. This appeal raises important questions of principle in the law of VAT. Zipvit used the services of Royal Mail at a time when it was understood that these services were exempt from VAT. The CJEU subsequently decided in Case C-353/07 TNT that the relevant supplies were in fact […]