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Massachusetts Legislature Passes Comprehensive Noncompetition and Trade-Secrets Reform

The Massachusetts General Court has passed legislation that, if signed by the governor, will comprehensively reform the law governing employee noncompetition agreements and trade-secret misappropriation. If enacted, these laws will become effective October 1, 2018, giving Massachusetts employers only two months to assess their current practices and adapt to the new laws.… Continue reading this entry

Recent Texas Supreme Court ruling signals non-competes becoming easier to enforce.

In a significant shift from prior rulings, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that the issuance of stock options which are exercised by an employee can support a non-competition agreement. This ruling presents employers with an additional opportunity to obtain non-compete agreements from employees in certain situations. … Continue reading this entry