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200 Vesey Street

New York, NY 10285

United States

Phone: 212-640-2000

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are subject to supervision, examination and enforcement by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the CFPB) with respect to its marketing and sale of consumer financial products and its compliance with certain federal consumer financial laws, including, among other laws, the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (the CFPA) and the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Charge Cards The company’s charge Cards, which carry no preset spending limits, are primarily designed as a method of payment and not as a means of financing purchases of goods or services. The charge Cards also offer several ways for eligible U.S. Card Members to pay off certain of their purchases over time. The Sign & Travel feature permits eligible U.S. Card Members to extend payment for airline tickets, cruise ship tickets and other travel items purchased with its charge Cards. The Extended Payment Option provides eligible U.S. Card Members the ability to extend payment for eligible Charges above a certain dollar amount. Revolving Credit Cards The company offers various revolving credit Cards that have a range of different payment terms, interest rate and fee structures, rewards programs, and Card Member benefits. Revolving credit Card products, such as Blue from American Express, Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express, Blue Sky from American Express and Blue for Business Card, provide Card Members with the flexibility to pay their bill in full each month or carry a monthly balance on their Cards to finance the purchase of goods or services. Along with charge Cards and co-brand Cards, these revolving credit Cards promote increased relevance for its expanding merchant network. Co-brand Cards The company issues Cards under co-brand agreements with selected commercial firms in the United States. The duration of its co-brand arrangements generally ranges from five to seven years. Card Member Special Services and Programs Throughout the world, its Card Members have access to various special services and programs depending on the type of Cards they have. These special services and programs, some of which are fee-based, include: Membership Rewards program, Global Assist Hotline, Car Rental Loss and Damage Insurance, Extended Warranty, Purchase Protection, Return Protection, Emergency Card Replacement, Online Account Management, Online Year-End Summary, Roadside Assistance, Advance Ticket Sales, Exclusive Access to Card Member Events, and Business Platinum Office Program. OPEN In addition to its U.S. Consumer Card business, through AEBFSB the company is also a payment card issuer for small businesses. American Express OPEN (OPEN) offers small business owners a range of tools, services and savings designed to meet their evolving payment and business needs, including: charge and credit Cards, rewards on eligible spend and business-relevant rewards redemption options, travel and concierge services, business, retail and travel protections such as employee card misuse protection, purchase protection and baggage insurance, business services and products through OPEN Savings, expense management tools and reporting, online account management capabilities, resources to help grow and manage a business through the award-winning community-driven Website-OPEN Forum, client managers for its top spending and higher revenue clients to support business growth. In 2013, the company introduced ReceiptMatch, a new feature that allows OPEN Card Members to match images of Business Card receipts to transactions on their online statements. Card-Issuing Business — Competition: As a card issuer, the company competes in the United States with financial institutions that issue general-purpose charge and revolving credit cards, such as Bank of America, Capital One Financial, Citibank, Discover Financial Services and JPMorgan Chase. Regulation: The company’s charge Card, consumer lending and deposit operations are subject to extensive regulation. In the United States, the company is subject to federal laws and regulations, including: The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (which generally prohibits discrimination in the granting and handling of credit);

 

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