Credit-Card Surcharge Laws Draw Review at U.S. High Court

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  • Court to hear retailers’ free-speech challenge to New York law
  • Merchants want to discourage card use due to ‘swipe fees’

The U.S. Supreme Court will take up a free-speech clash with big stakes for retailers and credit-card companies, agreeing to decide the fate of laws in 10 states that limit how merchants can describe the lower prices they charge for cash transactions.

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