Former employees may also attack the validity of a non-compete
agreement based on public policy concerns.
This is why non-compete
agreements are so important.
His practice covers a range of industries in the drafting and enforcement of non-compete
, confidentiality, and other employment-related agreements throughout the United States.
Richard Rabin, a partner in the labor and employment practice at Akin Gump, was featured in the article Steps Hedge Fund Managers Can Take in Light of NY Attorney Generals View That Certain Non-Compete
Clauses Are Unconscionable, which was published in The Hedge Fund Law Report.
In a merger or acquisition (MandA) where a company purchases either the assets or shares of stock of a competing company, the buyer usually insists the inclusion of a non-compete
clause that prohibits the seller from engaging in any business that competes with the buyer.
So with every contract signed, a non-compete
must show that a company has a legitimate business interest to protect.
Time will tell, but in either case, the non-compete
agreement has once again become a topic of conversation in lighting.
agreements were a hot topic during this year's legislative session, with Utah's tech community weighing in on both sides of the issue.
that unduly restricts trade or livelihood likely wouldn't be enforceable anywhere.
Under California statute, the owners of the appraisal firm almost certainly cannot enforce the non-compete
provision in the agreement you signed.
Deval Patrick and the venture capital firms that back startups in the state when the Legislature declined to ban non-compete
Have you ever been asked to sign a non-compete