US Supreme Court justices divided over Amex rules

Charles McConnell

26 February 2018

US Supreme Court justices divided over Amex rules

At oral arguments before the US Supreme Court, Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan criticised American Express’s anti-steering provisions as anticompetitive, while Justice Neil Gorsuch defended the rules on merchants as neither restricting output nor increasing prices.