School of Business

Carter H. Manny

Professor of Business Law

Office Location

515 Luther Bonney

Faculty Office Hours Fall 2020

Mon/Wed 1:15-2:30pm, Tue 2:45-4:00pm by phone or email



Academic Degrees

  • J.D., Boston University 1975
  • A.B., History, Harvard University 1971

Areas of Expertise

  • International Business Law
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Business Ethics

Research Interests

  • Legal and ethical aspects of privacy involving international data transfers
  • Efforts to reduce foreign trade barriers
  • Resolution of international disputes involving unfair trading practices
  • US export control law

Professional Activity

Professor Manny regularly attends international conferences of privacy professionals. He has lectured on privacy law at a university in Belgium and his articles have appeared in journals in Europe as well as the US. He has presented papers on international law before professional organizations including the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, the North Atlantic Regional Business Law Association, and the Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business. He is past president of the North Atlantic Regional Business Law Association and serves on the editorial board of the Business Law Review. During the 1980s, he served as a consultant to the Maine governor's economic development strategy task force. Before coming to USM, professor Manny practiced law as a shareholder in a medium-sized law firm in Portland.