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No Antitrust Immunity for State Boards Run by Market Participants

Logan M. Breed

Logan M. Breed,

Washington, D.C.

Janet (Jan) L. McDavid

Janet (Jan) L. McDavid,

Washington, D.C.

Austin D. Smith

Austin D. Smith,

Washington, D.C.

Catherine Stetson

04 March 2015
The Supreme Court ruled on February 25 that state professional boards controlled by private entities must be “actively” supervised by state governments to fall within the scope of the state-action antitrust immunity doctrine. North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC, S. Ct. No. 13–534 (Feb. 25, 2015). Companies and private market actors that participate on state regulatory boards, as part of hybrid agencies, or in trade associations should be aware of the decision’s potential impact on their activities.
Logan M. Breed

Logan M. Breed,

Washington, D.C.

Janet (Jan) L. McDavid

Janet (Jan) L. McDavid,

Washington, D.C.

Austin D. Smith

Austin D. Smith,

Washington, D.C.

Catherine Stetson

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