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200 Vesey Street

New York, NY 10285

United States

Phone: 212-640-2000

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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); the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA); the Truth in Lending Act; the Fair Credit Billing Act; the Truth in Savings Act; the Electronic Funds Transfer Act; the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009; the CFPA (Title X of Dodd-Frank); the Telephone Consumer Protection Act; Regulation Z; and Federal and state laws and regulations that generally prohibit engaging in unfair, deceptive and abusive acts and practices (UDAAP) in offering consumer financial products and services. American Express Travel & Lifestyle Services: American Express Travel & Lifestyle Services is focused on delivering premium travel and related services to Card Members and other consumers in the United States and internationally. Services are provided through travel counselors, consumer travel Websites in nine countries and the U.S. American Express Travel Representative Network (which consists of independently-owned travel agencies that license the American Express Travel brand). The U.S. consumer travel Website, amextravel.com, and its international Websites offer a range of travel rates and discounts on airfares, hotels, car rentals, cruises and vacation packages, with offline customer service available. The company also provides Card Members benefits in some countries, such as earning one extra Membership Rewards point for each dollar spent when booking eligible travel using an American Express Card enrolled in the Membership Rewards program. In addition, Card Members are able to Pay with Points by redeeming Membership Rewards points for some categories of travel through its consumer travel Websites, as well as through its travel and lifestyle counselors and the U.S. American Express Travel Representative Network. Additional services are offered to Platinum and Centurion Card Members. These exclusive travel benefits include the International Airline Program, which offers savings on a ticket for a companion when an international business- or first-class ticket is purchased using an eligible American Express Card on approximately 20 airlines, and Fine Hotels & Resorts, a luxury hotel program offering value-added amenities. American Express Travel & Lifestyle Services — Regulation: American Express Travel & Lifestyle Services is subject to domestic and international laws applicable to the provision of travel services, including licensure requirements; laws and regulations regarding airline passenger protections such as the Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections rule issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation; and laws and regulations regarding airline passenger screening and registration such as the Secure Flight Rule issued by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration. INTERNATIONAL CARD SERVICES The company issues its charge and credit Cards in various countries. In 2013, among other new proprietary products, the company announced or launched several new co-branded products, including Interjet in Mexico and Payback in Germany and India. The company offers many of the same programs and services in its international proprietary Card-issuing business as the company does in its U.S. proprietary issuing business. Also, as in the United States, the company issues Cards internationally under distribution agreements with financial services institutions. The company’s redemption options include travel, retail merchandise, entertainment, shopping and recreation gift certificates, experiences, financial services and donations to benefit charities. The company also offers the flexibi

 

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