Business Standing Under the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act: An Attempt to Resolve the Confusion
Clinton, Edward X., Jr.
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This article analyzes the standard for when a business has standing to pursue an action under the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act. The article contends that several decisions addressing this issue are in conflict. The article proposes a new test to resolve the conflicts in the decisions. Under that test, which is used in other states, a business has standing to raise a claim under the Act when the business is acting in a manner similar to an ordinary consumer.