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May 2, 2022

North Carolina Business Court Seeks Full-Time, Permanent Law Clerk

The North Carolina Business Court is seeking qualified candidates interested in serving both the Winston-Salem and Greensboro Business Court locations as a shared Judicial Research Assistant (Law Clerk) responsible for evaluating, administering, and managing cases involving commercial matters that are designated and assigned to the Court. This is a regular, full-time […]

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March 1, 2022 Scottie Forbes Lee
Posted in  75-1.1 Exemptions

The North Carolina Supreme Court Weighs in on Two Exemptions to Section 75-1.1 Liability

It’s not every day that our state’s highest court gets an opportunity to weigh in on the scope of N.C. Gen. Stat. § 75-1.1. Last month, the North Carolina Supreme Court issued an important opinion on two familiar exemptions to liability under the statute: the securities exemption and the internal-business-disputes exemption. […]

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January 11, 2022 Thomas H. Segars
Posted in  Other 75-1.1 Issues

Chicken One Day and Feathers the Next: Section 75-1.1 Claims of Insurance Assignees

Rights to insurance proceeds can be—and frequently are—assigned. For example, one business might acquire an insured’s right to insurance proceeds as part of a larger asset acquisition. Or an unpaid contractor who repaired damage to a home after a hurricane might take an assignment of the insured’s rights to collect […]

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