By Michael WexlerRobert B. Milligan, and Katherine Perrelli 

Tuesday, January 30, 2024
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Central
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Pacific

REGISTER HERE

About the Program

Join Seyfarth’s partners, Michael Wexler, Robert Milligan, and Kate Perrelli for an insightful analysis of

Continue Reading Upcoming Webinar! 2023 Trade Secrets & Non-Competes Year in Review

By Bernard OlshanskyDaniel SmallRobert WhitmanJames Yu, and Nicholas De Baun 

Seyfarth SynopsisEfforts to prohibit non-compete agreements in New York State are back to square one following Governor Hochul’s veto of an outright ban in late December 2023.

As we reported most recently here, New York was set to join a 

Continue Reading New York Non-Compete Ban is Off the Table—For Now

By Robert B. MilliganDawn MertineitDaniel P. Hart, and Marcus Mintz

Seyfarth Synopsis: We invite you to watch our highly anticipated webinar, where Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s leading attorneys in non-compete law skillfully guide you through the intricacies of non-compete agreements in the United States, focusing on the latest updates in 2023. This essential webinar provides

Continue Reading Webinar Recap! What Employers Need to Know Regarding Non-Compete Changes in 2023

By Marcus MintzJeremy Cohen, and James Yu 

On November 30, 2023, Governor Kathy Hochul answered the long-awaited question of whether New York would join California, North Dakota, Oklahoma and, most recently Minnesota, as a state banning the use of non-compete agreements between employers and employees. While New York legislators passed a bill to do just that

Continue Reading New York Governor Hochul Rejects Wholesale Ban on Non-Compete Agreements

REGISTER HERE

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Central
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Pacific

About the Program

  • You’re invited to our highly anticipated webinar, where Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s leading attorneys in non-compete law will skillfully guide you through the intricacies of non-compete agreements in
Continue Reading WEBINAR: What Employers Need to Know Regarding Non-Compete Changes in 2023

By Paul Whinder and Daniel P. Hart

Seyfarth Synopsis: At the State Opening of Parliament last week, the UK Government outlined its legislative agenda through the King’s Speech, an annual address where the ruling monarch, wearing the Imperial State Crown, reads a speech that has been prepared by the current Government outlining the Prime Minister’s priorities for the

Continue Reading UK Government’s Proposal to Reduce Non-Competes Not Included In King’s Speech

By Laurence Harvey Wood and Georgina Hatch 

Seyfarth Synopsis: The short answer is no, not yet, but their future looks uncertain. In this update we have a look at developments affecting restrictive covenants across various jurisdictions around the globe and what multinational employers should know.

Non-competition clauses (otherwise known as “non-competes” or restraints of trade) are clauses

Continue Reading Are Restrictive Covenants a Thing of the Past?

By Alex Meier

Seyfarth Synopsis: Last week, in connection with a House Oversight hearing, Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation to restrict confidentiality provisions from covering claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. The “Accountability for Workplace Misconduct Act,” H.R. 8146, appears to be a federal effort to expedite the state-level trend to exempt discrimination, harassment, and retaliation information
Continue Reading House Introduces Legislation Restricting Confidentiality Provisions in Settlement Agreements

By Jesse M. Coleman and Owen Wolfe

A federal court in Texas recently provided useful insights on what constitutes “solicitation” by a former employee under that employee’s restrictive covenant with his former employer, and the court provided further insights on what inferences courts will, and will not, draw in favor of a plaintiff seeking a preliminary injunction based on alleged
Continue Reading Federal Court Provides Insight on Meaning of “Solicitation” and Plaintiff’s Burden on Motion for Preliminary Injunction

By Justin K. Beyer

Seyfarth Synopsis: The ongoing saga of DC’s controversial Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020 (the “Act”) logged another chapter last week when the DC Council passed a further amendment delaying the effective date of the Act from April 1, 2022, until October 1, 2022.

The Act, which was originally passed in December 2020,
Continue Reading The Effective Date of DC’s Non-Compete Ban Delayed Yet Again