SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 27, 2006
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On December 27, 2006, MasterCard International Incorporated (MasterCard), the principal operating subsidiary of MasterCard Incorporated (the Company), amended and restated its agreement (the Agreement) with Bank of America, National Association (Bank of America), dated May 9, 2006, relating to certain pricing arrangements for Bank of Americas use of MasterCards core authorization, clearing and settlement services and certain supplemental user-pay services in the United States and certain other countries. The Agreement was amended to include new pricing arrangements in exchange for transaction volumes related to the issuance of MasterCard-branded debit cards by Bank of America.
Bank of America, together with its affiliates, has approximately 5.49% of the total voting power of the Companys Class M common stock.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: January 3, 2007||By|
|Noah J. Hanft|
|General Counsel and Secretary|