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Published: 17 March 2016

864 Pages


ISBN: 9780199685752

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A new practitioner law publication

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Employee Competition

Covenants, Confidentiality, and Garden Leave

Third Edition

Edited by Paul Goulding QC

  • The first port of call for any employee competition case
  • Authoritative and well-established text, often cited in judgments including RDF Media v Clements, Tullett v BGC (CA), QBE v Dymoke, Ashcourt v Hall, and Reuse Collections Ltd v Sendall
  • Written by a team of leading practitioners from Blackstone Chambers and Olswang, and forensic experts from Stroz Friedberg and StoneTurn, led by Paul Goulding QC
  • Offers thoughtful and in-depth analysis of the full range of issues encountered in contentious and non-contentious work concerning competition by employees, directors, partners, LLP members, and others
  • Indispensable end-of-chapter checklists, which can be used both as drafting aids and tools to assess an existing document

New to this Edition:

  • Expanded section on 'Team Moves', offering analysis and practical advice on recent case law in this fast developing area
  • Brand new chapter on 'Economic Torts and Liabilities of Third Parties', addressing diverse issues of third party liability, including where the new employer is joined as a defendant to a claim, and an analysis of OBG v Allen
  • Expanded section on deferred remuneration schemes and restrictive covenants, comprising a review of the principles and case law in what is likely to be an area ripe for future litigation
  • Expanded section on penalties, looking in depth at the implications of Imam-Sadeque v BlueBay
  • A rewritten chapter on Cross-Border Disputes reflecting changes in European law including the recast Brussels I Regulation, as interpreted by the Court of Appeal in Petter v EMC Corporation
  • New Appendix on forensic accounting, with practical guidance from an expert forensic accountant on the accounting issues to be considered
  • New Appendix on Employee Competition in the United States, with a guide to US law and practice which will be particularly useful to those advising on cross-border disputes involving the US

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