North Carolina Unfair Business Practice

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North Carolina Unfair Business Practice, 3rd Edition, is the only publication providing comprehensive guidance on the complex world of consumer protection, and unfair and deceptive trade practices in North Carolina. Focusing heavily on North Carolina General Statute 75-1.1, this publication’s importance and prominence has grown steadily through the years, as the area of unfair business practices continues to expand. An essential resource for any attorney advising businesses on appropriate trade practices or representing clients potentially harmed by unfair business practice, North Carolina Unfair Business Practice, 3rd Edition, provides expert analysis of the statute through detailed examination of hundreds of cases interpreting its provisions.

Highlights include:

  • Comprehensive analysis of General Statute 75-1.
  • Examination of potential liability stemming from consumer fraud or deception in areas such as landlord/tenant relations, insurance, advertising, the purchase of real property and the purchase of consumer products
  • Remedies for violations of General Statute 75-1.1
  • Discussion of a common law claim for unfair competition
  • Examination of federal antitrust statutes
  • Sample forms
  • Authors / Contributors

    Table of Contents

    PART I  GENERAL INTRODUCTION AND SOURCES

    Chapter 1 General Introduction and Sources

    Chapter 2 North Carolina General Statutes Related to § 75-1.1

    Chapter 3 Other North Carolina Unfair Business Statutes, Rules and Regulations

    Chapter 4 FTC and Other Little FTC Acts as Guidance

    PART II  SECTION 75-1.1-GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURAL ISSUES

    Chapter 5 Conflicts of Law

    Chapter 6 "In or Affecting Commerce"

    Chapter 7 Pretrial Issues

    Chapter 8 Trial Issues

    Chapter 9 Other Litigation Issues

    PART III  REMEDIES

    Chapter 10 Damages

    Chapter 11 Attorney Fees

    Chapter 12 Other Relief

    PART IV  DEFENDING SECTION 75-1.1 CLAIMS

    Chapter 13 Statute of Limitations

    Chapter 14 Statutory Exemptions

    Chapter 15 Case Law Exemptions and Exclusions

    Chapter 16 Federal Preemption

    Chapter 17 Constitutional Challenges

    Chapter 18 Other Defenses

    PART V CONSUMER PROTECTION

    Chapter 19 General Principles

    Chapter 20 Application of Section 75-1.1 to Sales of Specific Products

    Chapter 21 Application of Section 75-1.1 to Sales of Specific Types of Services and Other Intangible Products

    Chapter 22 Consumer Protection: Insurance

    Chapter 23 Consumer Protection: Landlord/Tenant Relations

    PART VI  NON-CONSUMER BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

    Chapter 24 Defining Unfair Methods of Competition Under Section 75-1.1

    Chapter 25 Relation of Section 75-1.1 to Common Law Unfair Competition

    Chapter 26 Relation of Section 75-1.1 to Federal Antitrust Law

    Chapter 27 Relation of Section 75-1.1 to State Antitrust Law

    Chapter 28 Noncompetition Agreements; Ancillary Restraints of Trade

    Chapter 29 Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO)

    Chapter 30 Application of Section 75-1.1 to International Trade

    Chapter 31 Unfair Business Acts and Practices Affecting Franchising and Distribution

    PART VII  PUBLIC ENFORCEMENT

    Chapter 32 Attorney General Enforcement

    PART VIII  APPENDIX: FORMS

      Forms

      Table of Cases

      Table of Statutes

      Index