How A Fla. Choice-Of-Law Clause Got Rejected

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 12:48 AM EST) -- Noncompete agreements are enforceable against former employees, according to Tennessee law, as long as the agreements are reasonable and necessary to protect the employer’s legitimate interests, the Court of Appeals of Tennessee has ruled. James F. Dill Jr. et al. v. Continental Car Club Inc. et al., No. E2013-00170-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 31, 2013).

While the Tennessee court held the agreements restricting two former executives from competing throughout the United States against their former employer were enforceable, it declined to enforce the Florida choice-of-law provision...
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