Protecting your business: Current trends in non-competes and confidential information

The global Employment team held a webinar to highlight current trends in the enforcement of covenants and protection for confidential information in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States. We discussed the key issues and what they mean in practice for multinational employers.

Many multinational employers would like to take a global approach to protecting confidential information and shielding their business against competition from former employees. However, local laws inevitably constrain how far this can be achieved. Some countries require employees to be compensated for entering into non-compete agreements. What is permitted in one jurisdiction in terms of the scope or duration of a restriction may not be enforceable in another.

Click to listen to a lively discussion on these key issues affecting your business.

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