1st Circ. Backs AmEx Win In Six Sigma Fee Suit

Law360, New York (September 9, 2011, 7:58 PM EDT) -- The First Circuit on Friday affirmed a lower court's ruling granting an American Express Co. unit summary judgment in a multimillion-dollar contract and damages case brought by The Capability Group Inc. over fee payments for Six Sigma training.

A three-judge panel of the appeals court said Boston-based Capability had failed to provide evidence showing that American Express Travel Related Services Co. Inc. had breached a contract by failing to pay full compensation.

The dispute centers on a contract worth $6 million between AmEx and Capability, which...
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