Patent attorney James Hayne take a look at five patents to help beat the heat!
Andy Jacobs takes a look at 401(k) plan eligibility by part-time employees in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.
Mary Lu Noah takes a look at the changes in the financial world after the demise of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.
For the second time in five years a split panel of the Georgia Court of Appeals decided that a post-employment restrictive covenant without any geographic limitations is unenforceable except in limited circumstances. The bottom line for employers is that while post-employment restrictions on efforts to solicit a former employer’s customers or restrictions on using trade secrets do not require geographic limitations, all other post-employment restrictions do. Employers should err on the side of caution if they want their agreements to be enforceable or capable of being blue-penciled under Georgia law.
The United States Department of Justice’s Criminal Division (“Division”) announced a new program—called the Compensation Incentives and Clawbacks Pilot Program (“program”)—that will shift the burden of corporate financial penalties away from shareholders and onto culpable corporate employees.