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April 22, 2014 in 75-1.1 Exemptions by

Presentation to NC Bar Association

Last year, I spoke on section 75-1.1 at a CLE program sponsored by the Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. I’ve attached my slides here. I’ve also embedded them below. In the presentation, I addressed three perennially unsettled topics under section 75-1.1: the meaning of unfairness (as […]

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April 8, 2014 in 75-1.1 Exemptions by

Other Blogs We Read

People often ask us how to stay on top of this field. (We know that they’re implying the phrase “besides reading your blog.”) We read a lot of different types of material, as you can imagine. But as for blogs, here are some that we monitor and find especially useful: […]

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April 8, 2014 in 75-1.1 Exemptions by

About This Blog

Pick a random case from, for example, the North Carolina Business Court’s online docket. The complaint and any counterclaims probably allege a violation of North Carolina’s “unfair and deceptive trade practices” statute, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 75-1.1. Why is section 75-1.1 so important? First, the statute’s broad wording—“unfair and deceptive”—creates […]

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