Antitrust World Eyes Justices On AmEx Steering Case

Law360 (February 23, 2018, 7:19 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments Monday in a case challenging anti-steering rules that American Express Co. imposes on merchants, and the antitrust bar will be keeping a close watch on how the justices approach the rule of reason, an important but underdeveloped tool for weighing competitive effects in antitrust cases.

Here, Law360 takes a look at how the case got to the high court and what’s on the line.

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