In D.L. Anderson’s Lakeside Leisure Co. v. Anderson, the Wisconsin Supreme Court recently upheld an award of damages for violation of a non-compete provision in a sale of business agreement. The facts of situation are as follows:
D.L. Anderson built D.L. Anderson Co., a business offering a range of marine services and products, such as shore landscaping and manufacturing and … Continue Reading
As a result of the instability in the financial markets generally and at financial institutions in particular, the financial services industry has experienced significant turnover in 2008. The below chartrecently found in the New York Times reflects that the financial services industry has experienced more layoffs than any other industry.
Because of the importance of relationships between brokers … Continue Reading
By James McNairy & Robert Milligan
A new Ninth Circuit case, Asset Marketing Systems, Inc. v. Gagnon, 2008 WL 4138181 (Sept. 9, 2008), acknowledges (at least in dicta) that there is a trade secrets exception to Business and Professions Code Section 16600.
In the case, Gagnon, an independent contractor who developed computer programs for AMS, a field marketing organization, … Continue Reading