‘Economic Interest’ Defense to a Tortious Interference Claim

The Aug. 15, 2006, decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in White Plains Coat & Apron Co., Inc. v. Cintas Corp.1 certified to the New York state Court of Appeals a question which has been unresolved for commercial practitioners: specifically, whether a generalized interest in soliciting business for profit constitutes […]