Just a few days ago my partner Dan and I were discussing the Dept. of Treasury luke warm report on non-compete agreements.. and Dan asked, why are they doing this? It was a fair question. Why is Treasury spending time and money looking into the economic impact of restrictive covenants, and why be so luke...[Read More]
Business Litigation Podcast
Dept. of Treasury Office of Economic Policy – Position paper on Non-Compete Agreements. My two cents.
So there is a new Report out on the economic costs of non-compete agreements. It upsets me a little. Okay, so it upsets me more than a little. It would be like a report, funded by tax payer dollars, that has the following conclusion: People who make and sell video games think they enhance brain...[Read More]
Broker Protocol / Virginia Financial Adviser Podcast – Virginia Business Litigation Podcast Episode 3
Hey friends – better to be safe than sorry if you are leaving one financial house for another and hoping to take your book of business with you. This brief podcast highlights some of the traps, rumors and problems with transitioning advisers, broker protocol, and other contractual issues. Let us know if we can help.
Advice for Virginia’s Millennials when signing an Employment Contract (because we know you will quit your job soon to further dedicate yourself to your online startup and won’t call a lawyer when you do)
Advice for Virginia’s Millennials when signing an Employment Contract (because we know you will quit your job soon to further dedicate yourself to your online startup and won’t call a lawyer when you do) Have you heard, we older Americans like to categorize people. It’s true. We subdivide one another by age, birth year or...[Read More]
Ever wanted to know what “right to work” had to do with your non-compete? short answer: Nothing. Want to know what happens if your company loses your non-compete contract? short answer: hard to sue on breach of contract without the contract. 5 minutes of general business litigation topics and Virginia law. Happy New Year all!
Virginia Business Litigation Podcast 2 – When an employee breaches her fiduciary duty of loyalty under Virginia law
Virginia Employees: Did you know you owe your employer a duty of loyalty? Even independent contractors owe such a duty while employed or in service of a company. Want to learn how to transition from one job, to another without breaching your duty of loyalty? Enjoy Virginia Business Litigation Podcast 2 – 10 minutes may...[Read More]