Non-Compete Agreements Proposed Legislation

Non-Compete Agreements are contracts, typically formed in employment or business purchase contexts, where one party agrees to refrain from engaging in a particular line of work or pursuing business within a... more +
Non-Compete Agreements are contracts, typically formed in employment or business purchase contexts, where one party agrees to refrain from engaging in a particular line of work or pursuing business within a certain industry or locale. The purpose of these agreements is to protect employers or business purchasers from competition stemming from former employees or former owners of a business. less -
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IFA Legal Symposium Report

For our readers who did not attend the early May International Franchise Association Legal Symposium held in Washington, we pass along these observations...more

As the Dust Settles: Watered-Down Non-Compete Bill Passes; Social Media Password Bill Fails

The dust is still settling from the mad dash that is the end of the Connecticut General Assembly session. ...more

New Jersey Bill Could Put An End To The Use Of Non-Compete Agreements As We Know It

Last month, the New Jersey Legislature introduced a bill that could drastically limit the enforceability of non-compete, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements that New Jersey employers routinely enter into with...more

Bill introduced in New Jersey Legislature would invalidate restrictive covenants for individuals collecting unemployment benefits

Currently pending in the New Jersey State Legislature is a bill that, if passed, would invalidate any covenant, contract or agreement not to compete, not to disclose or not to solicit, entered into by any individual with the...more

Bill Introduced in NJ Assembly to Limit Enforcement of Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements

A bill introduced in the New Jersey Legislature on April 4, 2013, Assembly Bill 3970, seeks to prohibit enforcement of agreements restricting departing employees from competing, disclosing confidential information, or...more

Employment And Labor Alert: Bill Banning Noncompete Agreements Likely Stalled For 2013, But Remains Viable For 2014

Legislation has been introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives that would completely ban employment noncompete agreements, with exceptions for sale of business-based provisions. If passed, the proposed law would...more

Legislative developments concerning non-competes

There has been a flurry of activity on Beacon Hill in recent years concerning the law of post-employment restrictive covenants in Massachusetts. For well over a century, common law has favored the enforcement of...more

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