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200 Vesey Street

New York, NY 10285

United States

Phone: 212-640-2000


erican Express, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and PayPal, or using any other alternative payment method. Accertify also offers merchants the option to outsource their end-to-end fraud management process to Accertify and provides other value-added services. The company also offers Merchant Financing, a set of financing products that provides qualified merchants with access to a priced source of financing for their business needs through their relationship with American Express. Global Network & Merchant Services — Competition: The company’s global card network competes in the global payments industry with other card networks, including, among others, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club International (which is owned by Discover Financial Services), Discover (primarily in the United States) and JCB and China UnionPay (primarily in Asia). Regulations: As a service provider to regulated U.S. banks, its GNS business is subject to review by certain federal banking regulators, including the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). As the operator of a general-purpose card network, the company is also subject to certain provisions of the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act and the accompanying regulations issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The company conducts due diligence on its GNS partners to ensure that they have implemented and maintain sufficient anti-money laundering (AML) controls to prevent its network from being used for money laundering or terrorist financing purposes. U.S. CARD SERVICES As a significant part of its proprietary Card-issuing business, its U.S. banking subsidiaries, Centurion Bank and AEBFSB, issue a range of Card products and services to consumers and small businesses in the United States. The company’s consumer travel business, which provides travel services to Card Members and other consumers, complements its core Card business. The proprietary Card business offers a set of Card products to attract its target customer base. Core elements of its strategy are: focusing on acquiring and retaining high-spending, creditworthy card members; designing card products with features that appeal to traditional and newer customer segments; using strong incentives to drive spending on its various Card products and generate loyal customers, including its Membership Rewards program and other rewards features; participating in loyalty programs such as Delta SkyMiles, sponsored by its co-brand and other partners, to drive spending; and developing and nurturing wide-ranging relationships with co-brand and other partners. Consumer and Small Business Services The company offers individual consumer charge Cards such as the American Express Green Card, the American Express Gold Card, the Platinum Card and the Centurion Card, as well as small business charge Cards. The company also offers revolving credit Cards such as Blue from American Express, Blue Cash Everyday Card from American Express, Blue Sky from American Express and, for small businesses, Blue for Business Credit Card and SimplyCash Business Card. In addition, the company offers various Cards sponsored by and co-branded with other corporations and institutions for consumers and small businesses, such as the Delta SkyMiles Credit Card from American Express, TrueEarnings Card from Costco and American Express, Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express, JetBlue Card from American Express, Hilton HHonors Card from American Express and Lowe’s Business Rewards Card. The company also offers deposit products directly to consumers through American Express Personal Savings. Centurion Bank and AEBFSB as Issuers of Certain Cards and Deposit Products The company has two U.S. banking subsidiaries, Centurion Bank and AEBFSB, which are both FDIC-insured depository institutions and wholly owned subsidiaries of TRS. Centurion Bank and AEBFSB are regulated, supervised and examined by their respective banking regulators. In addition, Centurion Bank, AEBFSB and their affiliates, including the company and TRS, are subject to supervision, exa


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