4 Things To Mull Before Taking A Trade Secrets Case Criminal

Law360, New York (October 31, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT) -- The theft of valuable trade secrets can feel like the crime of the century to a company, but not every situation calls for criminal prosecution. Attorneys say employers need to carefully consider the downsides before calling the cops to report stolen info.

To see the ups and downs of seeking out prosecution, look no further than the ongoing saga of former Goldman Sachs programmer Sergey Aleynikov. While nobody is second-guessing the bank for referring the alleged theft of more than half a million lines of valuable...
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