FTC Enforcement Actions Stake Out Aggressive New Position on Post-Employment Non-Compete Agreements

“Practices that three unelected bureaucrats find distasteful will be labeled with nefarious adjectives and summarily condemned, with little to no evidence of harm to competition. I fear the consequences for our economy, and for the FTC as an institution”

SHAREHOLDER ACTION NOTICE: The Schall Law Firm Encourages Investors in The Gap, Inc. with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / January 25, 2023 / The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, reminds investors of a class action lawsuit against The Gap, Inc. (“Gap” or “the Company”) GPS for violations of

Comments to the FTC’s Proposed Noncompete Ban Due March 20, 2023 – and the Comment Period May Be Extended Another 60 Days

As previously reported, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed a rule on January 5, 2023, that would ban non-competes nationwide. There are serious questions about the FTC’s authority to promulgate such a rule and many practical reasons why such a …

No Non-Compete? No Problem. Texas Court Grants TRO Forcing Former Employees to Stop Working for Competing Business.

Restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements have been a frequent topic of this blog in recent months, and rightly so. Non-competitors are generally thought to be effective tools to help firms protect trade secrets and competitive advantages. However, these agreements are