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What Noncompete Lawyers Ought To Be Watching In 2019

Law360 (January 14, 2019, 9:48 PM EST) -- Attorneys who handle restrictive covenants will be following a handful of cases and open legal questions as the new year progresses, including a series of suits challenging no-poach agreements and an anticipated wave of litigation over Massachusetts’ new noncompete law. Here, Law360 breaks down what lawyers will be keeping an eye on.

No-Poach Suits

In 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission said they would bring criminal antitrust charges against businesses that strike deals not to hire each other’s workers, known as no-poach agreements. State attorneys general have since gone on the offensive as well, launching investigations into...

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