Restrictive Covenants: What is Reasonable to Restrict

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Restrictive covenants are critical for a company to protect its proprietary information and business relationships. It is increasingly common for businesses to include such covenants in equity award agreements, either in addition to or instead of the more customary covenants in confidentiality agreements and employment agreements. In drafting these restrictions, employers not only need to anticipate increased judicial scrutiny but also factor in recent legislative efforts to promote employee mobility.

Join us for a roundtable discussion addressing considerations in designing restrictive covenants in employment agreements and equity award agreements.

  • State and federal legislative developments
  • Current trends in drafting restrictive covenants
  • Pros and cons of including restrictive covenants in equity awards
  • Considerations for employees in California and other state-specific issues

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