Dec. 30, 2015|By Sean J. O’Hara
As business becomes more technical and knowledge-based, employers are increasingly asking their employees to sign covenants not to compete so they may protect trade secrets and confidential business information from being used by former employees who go on to work for competitors. As a result, individuals and companies contemplating new jobs or business opportunities are often faced with determining whether a non-compete agreement prohibits the new job—or whether the restriction is even legally enforceable.
Dec. 28, 2015|By Julia Guinane Wagner
Under federal law, daily fantasy sports are considered a game of skill, not chance. They are not considered gambling under the UIGEA. If it’s legal under federal law, why doesn’t Arizona allow residents to play daily fantasy sports?
Dec. 21, 2015|By Callie Parkinson Maxwell
On December 1, 2015, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended to impose specific (and potentially significant) penalties for failing to preserve electronically stored information (ESI), which “should have been preserved in the anticipation of litigation.”