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Category: Choice of Law

November 28, 2017
Posted in  Choice of Law

Playing Chicken with Claims for Unfair Trade Practices

The past year has seen several notable decisions concerning how choice-of-law regimes can affect the viability of a claim for violation of N.C. Gen. Stat. § 75-1.1. Today’s post involves another case on this topic. In Koch Foods, Inc. v. Pate Dawson Company, a federal district court assessed a claim […]

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November 22, 2016
Posted in  Choice of Law

Choice of Law in Unfair-Trade-Practices Cases

Can a contractual choice of law disable N.C. Gen. Stat. § 75-1.1? Yes, according to a recent decision from a federal court in New York. In Canon U.S.A., Inc. v. Cavin’s Business Solutions, Inc., a business filed a 75-1.1 claim against a North Carolina defendant. The claim centered on a […]

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