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Michelle L. Grenier, Esq.
 
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Understanding contracts.

Posted by Michelle L. Grenier Esq. Jan 19, 2016 1:37:25 PM
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Understanding contracts.  What is a contract?

A contract is a promise or set of promises, for breach of which the law gives a remedy, or the performance of which the law in some way recognizes as a duty.

Risk. The biggest risk is not having a signed comprehensive contract; the second biggest risks, is in not fully understanding your contract.

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Understanding contracts.

Understanding contracts.  What is a contract? A contract is a promise or set of promises, for breach of which the law gives a remedy, or the performance of which the law in some way recognizes as a duty. Risk. The biggest risk is not having a signed comprehensive contract; the second biggest risks, [...]

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Non Compete Agreement Checklist

Posted by Michelle L. Grenier Esq. Jan 19, 2016 12:47:57 PM

Non Compete Agreement Checklist

Non compete agreements are often a part of (or clause within) a broader agreement, e.g. an independent contractor agreement, employment agreement, confidentiality agreement distributorship agreement, etc.  The following is a helpful non-exclusive checklist for a non-compete clause.

  • Describe the consideration provided (e.g., salary, payment, disclosure, etc.). 
  • Describe restrictive time period (must be reasonable and enforceable).
  • Describe geographical scope of restriction. 
  • Describe scope of restricted activities, e.g.  "employee will not  . . . 

          1. contact or solicit customers                      

          2. discourage customers

          3. participate in, restricted activities, e.g.  engage in business that competes, etc.

  • Require attorneys fees and cost be paid in event of breach of
    Non Compete Agreement. 
  • Provide for injunctive remedy, in addition to other remedies in event of breach of Non Compete Contract.

    Note, non-circumvention provisions may also be appropriate in certain circumstances.

 

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Non Compete Agreement Checklist

Non Compete Agreement Checklist Non compete agreements are often a part of (or clause within) a broader agreement, e.g. an independent contractor agreement, employment agreement, confidentiality agreement distributorship agreement, etc.  The following is a helpful non-exclusive checklist for a [...]

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