Peter C. Vilmos

Peter C. Vilmos

Burr & Forman

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The World Cup of Non-Competes

Can you imagine if FIFA allowed or enforced non-compete agreements that limited the ability of a player to hold dual citizenship and play for either country? Would the World Cup have suffered if brothers representing Ghana...more

7/14/2014 - Non-Compete Agreements Restrictive Covenants Trade Secrets

Construction E-Note - June 27, 2014

In This Issue: - Mississippi Legislature Expands State’s Lien Law to Protect Subcontractors, Suppliers, and Materialmen - The Alabama Supreme Court Broadens the Definition of “Occurrence” in a General...more

6/30/2014 - Commercial General Liability Policies Contractors Employer Liability Issues Federal Contractors HIPAA Immigration Enforcement Liens Material Suppliers Mechanics Lien Non-Compete Agreements Occurrence Subcontractors Suppliers

Labor & Employment E-Note - June 12, 2014

In This Issue: - Unions Battle with Employers Over Covering ACA Costs - More Types of Companies Requiring Workers to Sign Non-Competes - Employers Cut Back on Benefits, Push Health Costs onto Workers - High...more

6/13/2014 - Affordable Care Act Benefit Plan Sponsors Employee Benefits Employer Liability Issues Employer Mandates Healthcare Healthcare Costs Hiring & Firing Immigrants Non-Compete Agreements Unions Visas

My Non-Compete, Your Salary: Words Of Caution For Business Owners And Employees

Without the ability to enforce it, a non-competition agreement can turn worthless, or ? perhaps far worse ? extremely expensive for an employer whose chooses to file litigation against a former employee. One area that can...more

5/14/2014 - Breach of Contract Contracts Clause Former Employee Hiring & Firing Non-Compete Agreements Restrictive Covenants

Construction E-Note - April 9, 2014

In This Issue: - Ongoing Or Completed Operations? Fifth Circuit Finds No Duty To Defend Contractor Under Additional Insured Endorsement - Your Venue, My Bond Claim: A Florida Law Primer - The Condominium Form Of...more

4/9/2014 - Bonds Condominiums Construction Contracts Construction Disputes Construction Liens Contractors Employer Liability Issues Hiring & Firing Liens Social Media Venue

Your Venue, My Bond Claim: A Florida Law Primer

Construction clients very often perform work in places far from either the corporate office, or far from the construction client's local office. Our clients even perform work - dare we admit - far from their attorney's...more

4/4/2014 - Bonds Choice-of-Venue Construction Contracts Liens

Construction E-Note - December 19, 2013

In this Issue: - Alabama's New Sales Tax Exemption Procedure for Contractors and Subcontractors Beginning On January 1, 2014 - OSHA Combustible Dust Standard on the Horizon – What Every Industry Should Know -...more

12/27/2013 - Contractors EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Liens OSHA Sales & Use Tax Subcontractors Tax Exemptions

Health Care E-Note - December 2013

In This Issue: - 2014 Expected to Bring Big Changes for Health Care Industry - GlaxoSmithKline to Stop Linking Drug Reps' Pay to Prescriptions - Lawmakers Consider Mental Health Crisis Act of 2013 - Congress...more

12/26/2013

Corporate & Tax E-Note - December 2013

In This Issue: - SEC Chair Says Agency Will Continue to Take Cases to Court - Report Shows 590 Tech Companies Set to Debut IPOs in 2014 - Businesses Concerned Over Senate Efforts to Lower Corporate Taxes - States...more

12/26/2013 - Corporate Taxes Proxy Advisors SEC Small Business Startups Succession Planning

Labor & Employment E-Note - December 12, 2013

In This Issue: - High Court Gives NLRB Time to Challenge Recess Appointments - High Court Hears Case on Union, Employer "Neutrality Agreements" - Appeals Court Overturns NLRB Arbitration Agreements Decision -...more

12/13/2013 - Age Discrimination Arbitration Arbitration Agreements D.R. Horton D.R. Horton v NLRB Discrimination Employee Benefits Healthcare Healthcare Reform Insurers LGBT Neutrality Agreement NLRA NLRB Recess Appointments SCOTUS Small Business Unions

Ice Storms, My Secret Internet And Other Myths

Winter is around the corner. On the calendar, however, it’s not yet here. Surely Mother Nature is aware of this. Still, an ice storm currently engulfs large swaths of our nation and is leaving many of us without power or...more

12/10/2013 - Damages Litigation Strategies Non-Compete Agreements Trade Secrets Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices

Labor & Employment E-Note - September 12, 2013

In This Issue: - A.F.L.- C.I.O. Seeks to Lure Nonunion Workers to Boost Ranks - Appeals Court Affirms Unions Can Organize Smaller Units - IRS to Begin Classifying Automatic Gratuities as Taxable Wages - More...more

9/13/2013 - AFL-CIO Bonuses Classification H-1B Healthcare IRS Pay-for-Performance Retirement Tips Unions Visas Wages

When Planning And Football Go Hand-In-Hand

As summer winds down and the temperatures cool, many parts of our economy and the business world tend to heat up. The heat typically starts on the gridiron, where rabid fans of college football begin to analyze every...more

9/4/2013 - Economic Development Football Non-Compete Agreements Restrictive Covenants

Construction E-Note - July 11, 2013

In This Issue: - Ground Control, LLC v. Capsco Industries, Inc., et. al.: Opening the Door to Claims by Unlicensed Contractors in Mississippi - 2013 Alabama Sales and Use Tax Legislation - General Conditions Not...more

8/8/2013 - Construction Defects Contractors Economic Loss Doctrine Firearms Guns-in-Trunks Legislation Licenses Sales & Use Tax Subcontractors

It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity

When you live in Florida, you tend to hear that expression for far too many months of the year....more

7/31/2013 - Non-Compete Agreements

Why Go To The Movies?

Summer has arrived. The Hollywood blockbusters are here. New animated features hit the big screens this week. Superman is flying once more. Sure, if the movies are your cup of tea, then summer is your annual thirst...more

7/10/2013 - Cybersecurity Fraud Hackers Industrial Espionage Termination Wire Fraud

Florida Court Reverses Preliminary Injunction On Restrictive Covenant

If you have followed this blog, then you likely already know that restrictive covenants are legal and enforceable in Florida. You should also know that – although enforceable – restrictive covenants are strictly construed...more

4/24/2013 - Non-Compete Agreements Preliminary Injunctions Restrictive Covenants Trade Secrets

Construction E-Note - March 28, 2013

In This Issue: - The Emperor’s New Economic Loss Rule - The Architect's Role in the Construction Project - USCIS Introduces New Form I-9 - Considering Construction Delivery Methods on Public Works - The...more

3/29/2013 - Architects Economic Loss Doctrine Fiscal Cliff I-9 Public Projects

Burr Alert: The Emperor’s New Economic Loss Rule

For years, litigating breach of contract cases in Florida meant having to struggle with the array of cases dealing with the Economic Loss Rule. In its simplest form, the Economic Loss Rule is a judicially created principle...more

3/28/2013 - Breach of Contract Damages Economic Loss Doctrine Insurers

Protecting Your Closely Held Business

A client recently came to me with a problem lawyers often hear: the client’s family-owned business needed to hire new employees to keep up with the growth. In particular, the company needed additional sales force and...more

3/6/2013 - Closely Held Businesses Hiring & Firing Non-Compete Agreements Sensitive Business Information Trade Secrets

Florida Appellate Court Says: “Independent Contractor” Still An Employee For Purposes Of Enforcing Non-Compete Agreement

You hire an employee and pay her a salary. In order to earn more money at your business, she voluntarily chooses to transition to “independent contractor” status. Question: Does that transition trigger the non-compete...more

2/6/2013 - Independent Contractors Injunctions Non-Compete Agreements Restrictive Covenants

SCOTUS Reigns Supreme On Issue Of Arbitration Of Non-Compete Agreements

Some states specifically allow non-compete agreements. Of those states, some have legislation that provides guidelines to parties to a non-compete agreement regarding enforceability. Other states take the approach that...more

12/13/2012 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Federal Arbitration Act Non-Compete Agreements Preemption SCOTUS

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Arbitrators, Rather Than Courts, Determine The Enforceability Of Non-Compete Covenants In Arbitrable...

Because non-compete agreements are governed by state law, it is rare that the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling affecting such contracts. This week’s decision in Nitro-Lift Technologies, L.L.C. v. Howard, 568 U.S. __...more

12/4/2012 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Federal Arbitration Act Nitro-Lift Technologies Non-Compete Agreements SCOTUS

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