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Visa Inc. v. Osborn

Supreme Court of the United States
Nov 17, 2016
137 S. Ct. 289 (2016)

Summary

dismissing cases as improvidently granted on this ground

Summary of this case from McWilliams v. Dunn

Opinion

Nos. 15–961 15–962.

11-17-2016

VISA INC., et al., v. Sam OSBORN, et al. Visa Inc., et al., v. Mary Stoumbos, et al.

Jonathan L. Rubin, Don A. Resnikoff, Rubin PLLC, Washington, D.C., Daniel Mogin, Jodie M. Williams, The Mogin Law Firm, San Diego, CA, Thomas C. Goldstein, Goldstein & Russell, P.C., Washington, D.C., for Non–Consumer Respondents. Stephen Neuwirth, David M. Cooper, Adam B. Wolfson, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart &, Sullivan LLP, New York, NY, Steve W. Berman, Hagens Berman Sobol, Shapiro LLP, Seattle, WA, Steven A. Skalet, Craig L. Briskin, Mehri & Skalet, PLLC, Jennifer Fountain, Connolly, Hagens Berman Sobol, Shapiro LLP, Michael G. McLellan, Douglas G. Thompson, Jr., Finkelstein Thompson LLP, James Place, Washington, DC, for Consumer Respondents. Benjamin A. Fleming, Hogan Lovells US LLP, New York, NY, Neal Kumar Katyal, Frederick Liu, Colleen E. Roh Sinzdak, Eugene A. Sokoloff, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Washington, D.C., for all Petitioners. Anthony J. Franze, Mark R. Merley, Matthew A. Eisenstein, R. Stanton Jones, Arnold & Porter LLP, Washington, D.C., for Petitioners, Visa Inc., Visa U.S.A. Inc., Visa International, Service Association, and Plus System, Inc. Mark P. Ladner, Michael B. Miller, Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, NY, W. Stephen Smith, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Washington, D.C., for Petitioners Bank of America Corporation, Bank of America, N.A., and NB Holdings Corporation. William F. Cavanaugh, Patterson Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP, New York, NY 10036, for Petitioners Wells Fargo & Company and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Peter E. Greene, Boris Bershteyn, Peter S. Julian, Sam Auld, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York, NY, for Petitioners JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., and Chase Bank USA, N.A. Kenneth A. Gallo, Joseph J. Simons, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Washington, D.C., Gary R. Carney, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY, for Petitioners MasterCard Incorporated and MasterCard International Incorporated.


Jonathan L. Rubin, Don A. Resnikoff, Rubin PLLC, Washington, D.C., Daniel Mogin, Jodie M. Williams, The Mogin Law Firm, San Diego, CA, Thomas C. Goldstein, Goldstein & Russell, P.C., Washington, D.C., for Non–Consumer Respondents.

Stephen Neuwirth, David M. Cooper, Adam B. Wolfson, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart &, Sullivan LLP, New York, NY, Steve W. Berman, Hagens Berman Sobol, Shapiro LLP, Seattle, WA, Steven A. Skalet, Craig L. Briskin, Mehri & Skalet, PLLC, Jennifer Fountain, Connolly, Hagens Berman Sobol, Shapiro LLP, Michael G. McLellan, Douglas G. Thompson, Jr., Finkelstein Thompson LLP, James Place, Washington, DC, for Consumer Respondents.

Benjamin A. Fleming, Hogan Lovells US LLP, New York, NY, Neal Kumar Katyal, Frederick Liu, Colleen E. Roh Sinzdak, Eugene A. Sokoloff, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Washington, D.C., for all Petitioners.

Anthony J. Franze, Mark R. Merley, Matthew A. Eisenstein, R. Stanton Jones, Arnold & Porter LLP, Washington, D.C., for Petitioners, Visa Inc., Visa U.S.A. Inc., Visa International, Service Association, and Plus System, Inc.

Mark P. Ladner, Michael B. Miller, Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, NY, W. Stephen Smith, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Washington, D.C., for Petitioners Bank of America Corporation, Bank of America, N.A., and NB Holdings Corporation.

William F. Cavanaugh, Patterson Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP, New York, NY 10036, for Petitioners Wells Fargo & Company and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Peter E. Greene, Boris Bershteyn, Peter S. Julian, Sam Auld, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York, NY, for Petitioners JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., and Chase Bank USA, N.A.

Kenneth A. Gallo, Joseph J. Simons, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Washington, D.C., Gary R. Carney, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York, NY, for Petitioners MasterCard Incorporated and MasterCard International Incorporated.

These cases were granted to resolve “[w]hether allegations that members of a business association agreed to adhere to the association's rules and possess governance rights in the association, without more, are sufficient to plead the element of conspiracy in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act....” Pet. for Cert. in No. 15–961, p. i, and No. 15–962, p. i. After “[h]aving persuaded us to grant certiorari” on this issue, however, petitioners “chose to rely on a different argument” in their merits briefing. City and County of San Francisco v. Sheehan , 575 U.S. ––––, ––––, 135 S.Ct. 1765, 1772, 191 L.Ed.2d 856 (2015). The Court, therefore, orders that the writs in these cases be dismissed as improvidently granted.


Summaries of

Visa Inc. v. Osborn

Supreme Court of the United States
Nov 17, 2016
137 S. Ct. 289 (2016)

dismissing cases as improvidently granted on this ground

Summary of this case from McWilliams v. Dunn
Case details for

Visa Inc. v. Osborn

Case Details

Full title:VISA INC., et al., v. Sam OSBORN, et al. Visa Inc., et al., v. Mary…

Court:Supreme Court of the United States

Date published: Nov 17, 2016

Citations

137 S. Ct. 289 (2016)

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