John M. O'Connor and Anna M. Piazza of Anderson Kill & Olick write that the Court of Appeals' holdings on the territorial reach of the consumer protection statute have spawned two divergent lines of cases: one where the focus is on the location of the consumer and where the deceptive action occurred, even if the defendant can be shown to have numerous ties to New York, the other asks whether "some part" of the transaction has occurred in New York, even if the plaintiff is located out of state.
Where (Literally) Is the Deception?
New York Law Journal
May 7, 2012
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