Potential Impact of Soto v. Bushmaster upon the Scope of CUTPA CLE (VAT190416)

April 16, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM


Connecticut United States

Presented by the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section

About the Program

Attorneys Langer and Belt are two of the co-authors of the leading Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUTPA) treatise, “Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices, Business Torts and Antitrust,” (Vol. 12, Connecticut Practice Series, Thomson Reuters). In this webinar, they will discuss the potential impact of the recent U.S. Supreme Court opinion in Soto v. Bushmaster Firearms International LLC, 331 Conn. 53 (2019) upon the scope of CUTPA.

You Will Learn

  • The impact of the elimination of CUTPA’s commercial relationship test
  • The availability of personal injury damages
  • The relationship between CUTPA and the Connecticut Product Liability Act
  • Interpretation of CUTPA’s statute of limitations
  • Interpretation of the unfairness doctrine

Who Should Attend

All practitioners who litigate or desire to litigate CUTPA cases on behalf of plaintiffs or defendants.



Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section  Free
Consumer Law Section $23
Federal Practice Section $23
Litigation Section $23
Young Lawyers Section $23


David L. Belt, Hurwitz Sagarin Slossberg & Knuff LLC, Milford
Robert M. Langer, Wiggin and Dana LLP, Hartford

CLE Credit

CT: 1.5 CLE Credits (General)
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