Attorneys React To High Court's State Board Antitrust Ruling

Law360, New York (February 25, 2015, 7:27 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that state professional boards regulating their competitors must be supervised by state governments to avoid federal antitrust scrutiny. Here, attorneys tell Law360 why the decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission is significant.

Mark W. Bina, Quarles & Brady LLP

"This is an important decision that should catch the attention of licensing boards across the country. ... It will be interesting to watch this decision filter down to the state board level nationally — regardless of profession. Boards sometimes struggle with balancing the need to protect the public safety against not stifling...

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