Restraint clauses are a necessary item in most contracts with highly-placed employees and contractors. They set boundaries and protect the legitimate interests of a business.
If you run a business, it's probably no surprise that happy employees make for a better business. The power of happiness can manifest itself in productivity increases up to 12 percent.
Florida businesses are suffering from an epidemic of lawsuits -- but they finally have access to a way to inoculate themselves.
While a sour, grumbling, resentful and endlessly aggrieved employee is often played for laughs in television and movies, they're real problems in the actual business world.
A company can't just turn over everything in its databases because they've been hit with a discovery order in a lawsuit. Only relevant information should be turned over in order to make certain that the company is both protected from unnecessary exposure and to keep down final costs -- the more documents that the opposing counsel has to filter through, the higher legal fees are going to ultimately be for both sides.
Embezzlement is a type of monetary fraud and theft that's often hard to detect -- mostly because the people who do it are legally entitled to somehow access or control the funds in the first place.
A little healthy competition never hurt anybody, right?
Malicious prosecution is something most people think about in terms of criminal charges and out-of-control prosecutors -- but it's also used to describe the actions of private individuals or companies as well.
What's the difference between a healthy competition between rival companies and an unfair business practice called tortious interference?
Are restraints of trade legal?