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Mediation is a remarkable tool for resolving disputes. Very few cases in North Carolina are tried to juries anymore, in large part because the mediation process is so effective. I was recently in a restaurant that prominently displayed this sign:...
In Beverage Systems of the Carolinas, LLC v. Associated Beverage Repair, LLC, 2016 WL 1084117 (N.C. Supreme Court Mar. 18, 2016), the North Carolina Supreme Court reiterated the adoption of the “‘strict blue pencil’ doctrine under which a court cannot...
A trade secret is business or technical information that is not generally known and not readily ascertainable through independent development or reverse engineering as long as the owner takes reasonable steps to protect the secrecy. 1. Does North Carolina protect...
In Maurer v. Maurer, 2013 NCBC 44, 2013 WL ________, the North Carolina Business Court revisited the question of when a minority shareholder has an individual right to maintain an action against the controlling majority for a breach of fiduciary...