Merchants Ask Court for Relief from EMV Liability Shift

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In an anti-trust complaint, two small merchants in Florida say they, and many other retailers, are unfairly being forced to pay fraud-related expenses as a result of the EMV liability shift even though they converted to EMV technology by the card brands' deadline.

Some fraud-prevention experts say the lawsuit, which seeks class action status on behalf of all affected merchants, highlights just how difficult it has been for smaller merchants to get their EMV point-of-sale terminals certified by the card brands.

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