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Nevada Confirms Its Restrictive Covenant Law, But Rejects Blue Penciling

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

In the first decision to reach the Nevada Supreme Court on whether state district courts may modify or “blue pencil” non-competition agreements, the high court has concluded that doing so would violate Nevada law. Golden Road...more

Nevada Supreme Court Refuses To “Blue Pencil” Unreasonable Non-Compete

by Allen Matkins on

Nevada, unlike California, applies a reasonableness test to non-compete agreements. Although the Nevada courts haven’t identified a specific heuristic to be followed, a covenant not to compete will be found to be...more

South Carolina Court of Appeals Says 150-Mile Geographic Restriction in Non-Compete is Unreasonable

South Carolina courts evaluate the enforceability of non-compete provisions executed in the employment context and in connection with the sale of the business under the same reasonableness test. To be enforceable in South...more

Essential Protection: Restrictive Covenants of Your Employees

No one knows your company better than your employees. And while great employees can be your most valuable asset, disloyal employees can use their insider information to harm or compete against you. You need protection, and an...more

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