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Putting the 'Strict' into Restrictive Covenants


by Judy Van Rhikn, Canadian Lawyer

"All over the country, courts are putting the "strict" into restrictive covenants. Not only are they shaking up the generally accepted position that non-solicitation clauses are easier to enforce than non-competition clauses, they are pulling the rug out from under injunction-based strategies and forcing litigants down the more traditional and difficult path towards damages.

While the legal principles connected with the use of restrictive covenants in employment contracts are well-established and generally consistent across the country....."

To read the full article, which includes an interview with McLennan Ross lawyer, Tom Ross, click here.

 Putting the 'Strict' into Restrictive Covenants

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