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U.S. v. American Express Lawsuit Update
On September 26, 2016, a panel of the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a unanimous ruling in favor of American Express in the U.S. Department of Justice antitrust lawsuit and upheld the validity of the Non-Discrimination Provisions in our merchant contracts. This ruling reverses an earlier trial court decision and directs the trial court to enter judgment in favor of American Express.

As a result of the decision, American Express is entitled to continue to enforce its Non-Discrimination Provisions, just as they existed before the trial court's ruling in February 2015.