Evan Chesler

Type: Person
Name: Evan Chesler
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

AmEx Accused by U.S. of Stifling Payment Card Competition

Advertisement(Updates with AmEx lawyer in ninth paragraph.)July 7 (Bloomberg) -- American Express Co.’s rules barring merchants from encouraging customers to use credit cards with lower processing costs stifle competition, a U.S. lawyer argued at the ... [Published GARP - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

U.S., Amex duel at antitrust trial over credit card fees

By Andrew LongstrethNEW YORK (Reuters) - American Express Co has hindered price competition in the U.S. credit card market and prevented merchants and consumers from reaping cost savings, a lawyer for the U.S. government said on Monday during the first ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Jul 07 2014]

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During his opening statement, Evan Chesler, an attorney for Amex, said that the government case is an "assault on amex’s business model, a model that has in fact driven competition to the enormous benefit of merchants and consumers for a number of years."

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