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The fired employee’s non-compete agreement

December 20 2011 So you have fired an employee, and he (and perhaps his new employer) assume that he is now freed from the non-competition provision in his employment agreement.

SEC clarifies advisers’ duties regarding Rule 17a-7 transactions

January 17 2007 The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) staff recently provided clarification with respect to an investment adviser’s fiduciary duties in connection with Rule 17a-7 (the “Rule” or “Rule 17a-7”) transactions.

Agree to disagree: FDA and customs origin and drug labeling requirements

March 7 2013 When merchandise is imported into the United States, there is a slew of information required to be reported to United States Customs and Border…

New Jersey Supreme Court clarifies the rules on awarding attorneys fees

February 23 2010 In contrast to the "loser pays" principle in England and other countries, in the United States the American Rule posits that each party, successful or not, bears its own attorneys fees.

Part V of “The Restricting Covenant” Series: Lawyers and Law

July 17 2017 This is the fifth article in a continuing series, “The Restricting Covenant.” I originally thought this article would contain, at most, one or two…