The Mixed Bag of Edwards v. Arthur Anderson: Narrow Restraints in Non-Competition Agreements Are Not Allowed, Indemnity Rights Are Unwaivable But Broad Releases of "Any and All Claims" Are Valid


The California Supreme Court?s opinion in Edwards v. Arthur Anderson L.L.P., reinforces California?s public policy against enforcing covenants not to compete but at the same time found that broad releases of ?any and all claims? in agreements are valid and do not include unwaivable claims.

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