Joining an emerging trend of legislative and regulatory hostility towards non-compete agreements, on February 28, 2024, the New York City Council introduced three new bills proposing restrictions on non-compete agreements in New York City.  Int. No. 140 proposes an outright ban on non-compete agreements for all workers in New York City.  Int. No. 146 and

On August 23, 2023, the Delaware Court of Chancery decided Frontline Technologies Parent LLC et al. v. Brian Murphy et al., a case which, in the Court’s view, “presents a textbook example of why parties should ensure their contracts say what they mean and mean what they say.” The lawsuit, filed by Frontline Technologies

A bill introduced in the New York State Senate on August 4, 2023, would impose statewide requirements regulating tools that incorporate artificial intelligence to assist in employee monitoring and the employment decision-making process. (See Bill S07623 (“S07623”)).  The proposed requirements are much broader than those imposed by the New York City Automated Employment Decisions Tools

The potential New York ban on non-compete agreements, approved by the both houses of the state Legislature back in June, has generated a significant volume of press, commentary, and speculation—but it hasn’t yet been signed into law.  What’s the current status of the bill, and how would it impact existing non-compete agreements if and when

On June 2, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “the Commission”) finalized a Consent Order settling charges against Anchor Glass Container Corp. (“Anchor Glass”) for engaging in conduct which, according to the FTC’s administrative complaint, “constitutes an unfair method of competition with a tendency or likelihood to harm competition, consumers, and employees in