Class Cert. Denied In Tying Suit Against AmEx

Law360, New York (March 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied a motion for class certification in a suit over alleged illegal tying and anti-competitive pricing by American Express Co., though he left the door open for the issue to be renewed after a motion for summary judgment by AmEx is resolved.

The Marcus Corp., a Milwaukee-based movie theater and hotel chain that filed the proposed class action, moved in 2007 for the certification of two classes, a "damages class" and an "injunctive class."

On Monday, Judge George Daniels of the U.S....
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