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The Consumer and Unfair Competition Law Institute

Mark your calendars! The 2025 CUCL Institute is January 31, 2025.

The Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law Section’s CUCL Institute will feature leading CUCL practitioners from across the private and public sector. This multi-session conference will feature programs on government enforcement priorities and other key topics in consumer and unfair competition law, as well as a buffet lunch and fireside chat with a senior government official.

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Announcing The Outstanding Achievement of the Year in Consumer and Unfair Competition Law Award

The Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section is pleased to announce a new annual award to recognize outstanding achievements in the practice of unfair competition law.

The award will recognize the achievement of an attorney or team in a significant litigation or investigation, or in making another meaningful contribution to the development of unfair competition law in the prior year.

The following criteria must be met to qualify for the award:

  • At least one member of the recognized team must be a member of the California State Bar in good standing;
  • Some portion of the achievement must have occurred within the last eighteen months; and
  • The achievement must have meaningfully advanced the practice of unfair competition law in California.

Eligible individuals and teams may nominate themselves, or be nominated by others, by completing the following nomination form.

A nomination statement is also required. In no more than 500 words, describe why the nominated achievement and the attorney or team responsible for it should receive this award.  Relevant considerations include but are not limited to:

  • The novel or innovative application of unfair competition law;
  • The impact on the practice of unfair competition law in California;
  • The significance of the achievement to clients or other beneficiaries; and
  • The attorney or team’s historical contribution to unfair competition law in California, including the promotion of all forms of diversity in the UCL community.

You may also accompany the nomination with supporting documents, such as:

  • Resumes or biographies;
  • Letters of support;
  • Judicial orders, legal analysis, press coverage, or other relevant public documents regarding the achievement; and
  • Documents that demonstrate the attorney or teams’ broader contributions to unfair competition law in California.

Applications should be submitted no later than 11:59pm Pacific Time on October 1, 2024.

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Past Program

If you’ve been wondering, the rumors are true…

The 2024 UCL Institute was a huge hit, and we have the photos to prove it!

Check out these photo galleries:

2nd Unfair Competition Law Institute

Jan 18th, 2024 – 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM 

This year’s UCL Institute program features sessions on:

  • UCL and FTC Enforcement Priorities
  • Privacy and the UCL
  • Epic Reverberations
  • Developments in Discovery
  • Mediating UCL Cases

For more information on UCL Institute, please contact Jasmeet Virdi at

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