Merchant Must OK Flying J Card Functions: 10th Circ.

Law360, New York (April 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A licensing agreement that gives Flying J Inc. access to Comdata Network Inc.’s credit card processing network does not give Flying J the right to require all merchants to accept proprietary functions on its trucker fleet cards, a federal appeals court has ruled.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on Monday affirmed the district court’s refusal to force merchants to accept the bankrupt oil giant’s proprietary credit card functions without their consent, as well as its decision to award attorney’s fees to...
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