• California Supreme Court Issues Proposition 64 Opinions on July 24, 2006 Upholding Application of New Standing Requirements for Section 17200 Claims Pending on the Date the Initiative Was Passed
  • July 25, 2006 | Authors: Lisa M. Baird; Raymond A. Cardozo
  • Law Firms: Reed Smith LLP - Los Angeles Office ; Reed Smith LLP - San Francisco Office
  • California's Unfair Competition Law ("UCL"), Business & Professions Code Sec. 17200, was designed to protect competitors and consumers from illegal, fraudulent, and "unfair" business practices, and Business & Professions Code Sec. 17500 prohibits false advertising.