Noncompete Strategies — A New Year's Resolution

Law360, New York (January 6, 2011, 2:13 PM EST) -- As a new year begins and the global economy continues to recover, multinational companies are once again focusing on how to engage and retain the best talent around the world. With the usual “carrots” that are considered as part of a strategy to incentivize key talent come the inevitable “sticks” intended to restrain employees from joining competitors (and competitors from poaching employees).

Developing strategies for binding employees to post-termination noncompete and/or nonsolicitation provisions, however, can be a tricky resolution for the multinational employer. This is primarily...
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