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Texas Appellate Court Holds Condition Subsequent in Noncompete Agreement Excused Former Employee’s Competitive Activities

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

A Texas Court of Appeals affirmed a summary judgment last month in favor of an ex-employee declaring that a noncompete clause in an asset purchase agreement and separate noncompete agreement did not bar him from competing...more

Wisconsin Court Strikes Clause Restricting Solicitation of Employees

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

An engineer’s employment contract provision imposing a post-termination restriction against soliciting former co-workers to quit or to accept employment with a competitor, supplier, or customer is an unenforceable restraint...more

NY Attorney General Schneiderman Declares “War” on Non-Compete Agreements That He Perceives as Overbroad

by Littler on

In an initiative that is virtually without precedent in New York, in the past two months (June 15, June 22 and August 4) Attorney General Schneiderman announced agreements with three separate companies in three different...more

Prepare To Consider Your Former Employees Your New Competition

by LeClairRyan on

There’s nothing that gets employers more fired up than a former employee jumping ship to join a competitor. But, in an effort to prevent such future angst, you’ve had your employees sign a non-compete. You’re golden, right?...more

Contract Requiring Ex-Employee To Compensate Former Employer For Competing Ruled Enforceable In British Columbia

by Dentons on

A recent decision of the B.C. Court of Appeal has endorsed a novel approach to post-employment competition by upholding an employment contract whereby the employee was required to compensate the employer if she competed soon...more

Renown Health-FTC Antitrust Agreement: Guidance for Hospitals Acquiring and Employing Physicians

by Baker Donelson on

Renown was represented in the agencies' investigation and the ensuing settlement negotiations by Ober/Kaler principal Bill Berlin, a member of the firm's Antitrust and Competition Group. On August 6, 2012, Renown...more

Federal Trade Commission Settles with Healthcare Group over Recent Acquisitions of Cardiologists

by King & Spalding on

On August 6, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) agreed by a vote of 5-0 to enter into proposed settlements with Renown Health regarding that group’s recent acquisitions of two cardiology groups in Reno, Nevada. The...more

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