How to Safeguard your Company’s Sensitive Information with Departing Employees

How to Safeguard your Company’s Sensitive Information with Departing Employees

These days, there seems to be a lot of discussion about protecting your company’s sensitive information. Generally, employment contracts will include some version of a non-disclosure provision that binds the employee to secrecy with respect to the company’s sensitive information. But what measures can be taken to protect your company when an employee leaves your organization?

3 Ways to Protect your Software Under an End-User License Agreement

3 Ways to Protect your Software Under an End-User License Agreement

End-User License Agreements (“EULA”) are legally binding contracts between the owner of a product (often software) (“Licensor”) and the end-user (“Licensee”). These agreements are critical for Licensors to protect their rights in their products and to manage expectations with Licensees. Here are three simple ways a robust EULA can benefit your business.

Legal Considerations Before Hiring an Employee from a Competitor

Legal Considerations Before Hiring an Employee from a Competitor

With operations resuming and starting to return to normal after COVID-19, employers are re-assessing and re-structuring their workplace. In some cases, they are hiring talent previously employed by companies within the same industry. It is generally permissible to undertake this action. However, there are some factors for employers to consider, before doing so.

Why Do You Need a Fractional General Counsel?

Why Do You Need a Fractional General Counsel?

Small and midsize businesses can face a quandary when it comes time to broaden their reach. They need an in-house attorney who can help with compliance and business transactions. Yet, many cannot afford a full-time general counsel. This is where the fractional general counsel comes in. A fractional general counsel, or GC, provides businesses with the legal and managerial skills of in-house counsel with the cost-effectiveness of a contract employee.