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May 4, 2021

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decides Issue of First Impression on “No-Hire” (or “No-Poach”) Agreements

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently decided an issue of first impression regarding “no-hire” (or “no-poach”) provisions in commercial contracts between two companies.

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April 22, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Reminds Employers that Improperly Drafted Restrictive Covenants are Unenforceable

Ontario’s Superior Court recently denied an employer’s motion for an urgent injunction to restrain its former employee from competing with it contrary to the employee’s purported fiduciary duty and employment agreement’s restrictive covenant.

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March 26, 2021

The Netherlands: A competing former employee? Take action!

Employers in the Netherlands should take action if they find out that a (soon-to-be or) former employee is going to work for a competitor. If they do not do so or fail to do so on time, they risk being left empty-handed.

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January 15, 2021

District of Columbia is on the Verge of Implementing One of the Broadest Non-Competition Bans in the Country

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and other events in the nation’s capital, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020 on January 11, 2021.

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January 11, 2021

Nevada Supreme Court Rules Courts May Blue-Pencil Unreasonable Noncompetition Agreements if the Agreement Includes Modification Provision

On December 31, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an opinion addressing and clarifying several issues relating to the power of the court to reform or modify an unreasonable noncompetition agreement often referred to as blue penciling.

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November 19, 2020

A Rare Occurrence: California Court Overturns Arbitrator’s Award

A California court recently took the unprecedented step of applying section 16600 of the state’s Business and Professions Code to void the scope of non-disclosure provisions on confidential information and set aside an arbitration award.

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August 11, 2020

Revisiting Restrictive Covenants in a Commercial Setting: The California Supreme Court Applies a Less Aggressive Approach

A recent California Supreme Court decision creates an opening for California businesses to revisit the use of restrictive covenants in their commercial dealings.

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April 16, 2020

Virginia Enacts New Legislation Offering Additional Protection to Workers

When the Democrats took control of the General Assembly in addition to the governorship in the November 2019 election, many predicted an expansion of workers’ rights. That prediction was realized with the 2020 Virginia General Assembly session.

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April 14, 2020

Joint DOJ & FTC Antitrust Guidance Warns Employers About Colluding and Sharing Competitive Data During the COVID-19 Crisis

On April 13, 2020, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued new guidance warning employers that they are not relaxing previously issued guidelines prohibiting anticompetitive behavior by employers.

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August 12, 2019

Rhode Island Joins the New England Trend with a Law Placing Substantial Limitations on Noncompete Agreements

Rhode Island has followed the recent trend of its neighboring states—including Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire—by enacting a law that largely prohibits employers from entering into noncompete agreements with their employees.

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