The North Carolina Business Court has implemented a new subscriber-based email alert system to keep readers up to date on the Court’s recent decisions. The alert will hit subscribers’ inboxes
Continue Reading Blog Post of Significance – NCBC Goes Live with Notification System for Opinions and Orders of Significance

When it comes to confidentiality designations, “Attorneys’ Eyes Only” (“AEO”) typically offers the most stringent level of “protection” for sensitive information disclosed during a case.  No one except the attorneys
Continue Reading Confidential. To a point.  The Business Court Takes On “Attorneys’ Eyes Only” Designations

Hog Supplier Allowed Discovery to Prove Smithfield Foods Impermissibly Favored Other Vendors Despite Contract Clause

The paths that lead to the North Carolina Business Court are often paved with the
Continue Reading NC Business Court Refuses to Strike a Most-Favored-Nation Clause Challenged as Hopelessly Vague by Pork Industry Titan

Discord within a faith community comes with all the challenges of a secular dispute, but carries with it the special responsibility that members of a congregation share in a collective
Continue Reading In a Church Divided, Secular Courts Have Limited Tools to Rejoin What a Congregation has Put Asunder

State’s Authority over North Carolina Railroad Company Might be Significant, but Deemed Control of a “Shareholder,” not a “Sovereign”

In a case closely watched by public transit activists and “government
Continue Reading NC Supreme Court Narrows What Counts as a “Public Record” Held by Private Entities with Extensive Government Ties