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Companies Should Review Their Non-Compete Agreements And Update Them, If Necessary, Before It Is Too Late

CONCLUSIONS: 1. Non-compete agreements may not be enforceable against employees or independent contractors by successor companies unless drafted properly. 2. Non-compete agreements between employees and their original employers which specified that they applied only to the specific companies that had originally hired each employee, and which make no provision for the continuation of the agreement […]

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Florida Courts may review non-compete agreements for reasonableness in time, area and relation to a legitimate business interest of the employer

CONCLUSIONS 1. A covenant not to compete which prohibits competition per se violates public policy and is void. 2. A condition precedent to the validity of a covenant not to compete entered into by an agent, independent contractor or employee is the existence of a legitimate business interest of the employer to be protected. 3. […]