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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

AmEx Ruling May Have Big Impact On Health Insurance

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided its first antitrust case in almost three years, establishing a new rule that in the two-sided credit card network market, a plaintiff must analyze both the merchant services side and the...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Amex in Landmark Card Case

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A divided U.S. Supreme Court sided with American Express Company and American Express Travel Related Services Company (Amex) over Ohio, sixteen other states and the United States based on the Court’s application of the theory...more

BakerHostetler

Ohio v. American Express: The Supreme Court Credits American Express’s Anti-Steering Provisions

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In a 5-4 decision in Ohio v. American Express, the Supreme Court affirmed that the anti-steering provisions of American Express’s merchant agreement do not violate Section 1 of the Sherman Act....more

Dechert LLP

Supreme Court Rules on Two-Sided Platforms Antitrust Case

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In Ohio v. American Express Co., the United States Supreme Court held that American Express Co. (Amex) did not violate Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act by including “antisteering” provisions in its agreements with...more

Alston & Bird

U.S. Supreme Court Creates Framework for Analyzing Antitrust Claims for Two-Sided Markets

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The Supreme Court steered its way through high-profile antitrust litigation by the Department of Justice challenging payment industry restrictions. Our Antitrust and Financial Services & Products teams consider the wider...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

United States Supreme Court Upholds Rejection of the Government’s Antitrust Challenge to American Express’s Merchant Contracts

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On June 25, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision by Justice Thomas, held that provisions in American Express Company’s (“American Express”) and its operating subsidiary’s contracts with merchants that restricted...more

Hogan Lovells

American Express and two-sided antitrust markets: Coming to a network near you

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On 25 June the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Ohio v. American Express that American Express (Amex) did not violate the federal antitrust laws by directing merchants not to "steer" cardholders to alternative credit cards as a...more

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Amex Antisteering Provisions Upheld as Legal by Supreme Court

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On June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that American Express’s contractual “antisteering provisions” did not violate section 1 of the Sherman Act....more

Ropes & Gray LLP

Supreme Court’s Decision in Amex: Summary and Potential Implications

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On June 25, the Supreme Court issued its much anticipated opinion in Ohio v. American Express Co., holding that American Express’s antisteering provisions do not violate federal antitrust law (5-4, Justice Breyer dissenting,...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

U.S. Supreme Court Tackles Two-Sided Markets: Ohio v. American Express

In one of the year's most anticipated antitrust decisions, Ohio et al. v American Express Co., the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that courts considering allegations of anticompetitive behavior by companies that operate...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Supreme Court Holds American Express Rule Is Not an Antitrust Violation

On June 25, 2018, in Ohio v. American Express Co., the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and held that American Express’ “anti-steering rules”...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

Supreme Court Decides Ohio v. American Express

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On June 25, 2018, the United States Supreme Court decided Ohio v. American Express, No. 16-1454, holding that American Express’s antisteering rules, which prevent merchants from discouraging customers’ use of Amex cards to...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Winding Road to the Supreme Court: United States v. American Express Co.

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Last year’s Antitrust Annual Report described American Express’ sweeping victory over the Department of Justice (DOJ) and 17 state Attorneys General (AGs) in the Second Circuit pertaining to its use of Non-Discrimination...more

Cozen O'Connor

The State AG Report Weekly Update April 2018 #4

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Antitrust- Texas Attorney General Reaches Settlement with Dental Supply Distributor Over Alleged Anticompetitive Conduct- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton settled with dental supply distributor Patterson Companies,...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Retail and Consumer Products Law Roundup - April 2018

New Guidance From SEC, New York’s DFS - Hoping to help covered entities, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released an update on cybersecurity while New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) published...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

The World In U.S. Courts - Fall 2017

FSIA Does Not Exempt US Bank from Subpoena for Production of Records of Accounts Maintained by Central Bank of Nigeria - The World in U.S. Courts: Fall 2017 - Foreign Sovereign Immunity Act (FSIA)/Political Question Doctrine....more

Goodwin

FTC Obtains TRO Temporarily Freezing Assets of Georgia-Based Debt Collection Business

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?On November 8, a federal court in Georgia issued a temporary restraining order against a Georgia-based debt collector, freezing its assets and granting the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) immediate access to its business...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

11th Circuit Affirms FTC's $13.5 Million Judgment Against Mortgage Relief Fraudster

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On November 2, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit affirmed a $13.5 million judgment that the FTC obtained against a group of individuals, law firms, and related entities that engaged in a massive nationwide...more

Goodwin

Financial Services Weekly News - November 2017 #2

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Editor's Note - Change at the Fed. As expected, on November 2, President Trump nominated Jerome H. Powell to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB) for a term of four years beginning...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Fed issues consent order for bank’s alleged deceptive practices involving balance transfer credit cards

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The Federal Reserve Board announced that it had issued a Consent Order against Mid America Bank and Trust Company (Bank) for alleged deceptive marketing practices in violation of section 5 of the FTC Act related to balance...more

Cozen O'Connor

The State AG Report Weekly Update

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AG Elections- Democrat Jesse Ruiz Announces Bid for Illinois Attorney General- Democrat Jesse Ruiz declared his candidacy in the open 2018 race for Illinois AG. He is currently a partner at a Chicago law firm. Ruiz...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Supreme Court to Review Antitrust Suit Over AmEx Merchant Rules

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The retail industry should have great interest in a case set to be decided the Supreme Court this term, the outcome of which will affect the terms and conditions of credit card acceptance for all merchants. The Supreme...more

Goodwin

FTC Obtains Temporary Restraining Order Freezing Assets of Debt Collection Operation

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?On July 10, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida entered a temporary restraining? order (“TRO”) halting operations and freezing the assets of a debt collection operation, at the request of the...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Second Circuit Hands Government a Major Setback in LIBOR Fraud Case

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On July 19, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision that could impact prosecutions of corporate employees that result from multi-jurisdictional investigations, such as those involving...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

FTC proposes using Internet panel for class action notice study

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As part of its “Class Action Fairness Project,” the FTC is seeking comment on its plans to use an Internet panel to conduct research on class action notices. According to the FTC’s Federal Register notice, the project...more

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