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April 24, 2018
Posted in  75-1.1 Exemptions

When External Means Internal

Disputes among business owners can be ugly. That ugliness lends itself to accusations of unfairness and deception. Maybe for this reason, business owners engaged in fisticuffs turn to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 75-1.1 for relief. It’s hard to blame them. The statute declares unlawful “unfair or deceptive acts or practices in […]

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April 10, 2018
Posted in  Choice of Law

A North Carolina Federal Court Weighs in on Choice-of-Law in Unfair and Deceptive Claims

As we have previously explored, North Carolina’s choice-of-law rule for multi-state unfair and deceptive trade practice cases remains unsettled. Some courts have applied a “most significant relationship” test while others have applied a “place of injury” or “lex loci” test to assess which state’s law to apply. The North Carolina […]

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