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Even Preparing To Compete In Texas May Be Prohibited During A Non-Competition Covenant Period

Posted in Non-Compete Enforceability, Practice & Procedure

Overview.  Nationsbuilders, an insurance underwriter, and two of its ex-employees executed a contract which contained a covenant barring the individuals, for one year, from competing with the underwriter or working for an “entity that conducts or plans to conduct a business that is in competition” with the underwriter.  The ex-employees used that year to prepare for the competition that would … Continue Reading