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On August 24, 2023, we published a blog post on a proposed bill before the New York State Assembly that would ban non-competition agreements in New York. Since then, the bill passed the vote before the Assembly, but Governor Hochul vetoed the bill on December 22, 2023. While the status of a New York state … Read more

Will New York Ban Non-Compete Agreements?

Non-Compete Agreement

Non-competition agreements are fairly common in certain types of jobs and industries. Because they restrict an employee’s future employment prospects, typically, these contracts are limited in that they only apply for a specific length of time and/or a reasonable distance from the previous employer’s business location. However, in recent years, some states are going so … Read more

Can You Recover Your Money If You Accidentally Overpaid Someone?


Financial transactions happen every day all around the world. Interestingly, whether you’re buying a bottle of water or entering into a multi-million-dollar contract, many of the same basic rules apply. Among those rules are ones that govern what happens if you accidentally overpaid someone. It’s important to know what your obligations are when you pay … Read more

Is Your Arbitration Clause Binding?


In certain business arrangements, it is common for a party to insist on including an arbitration clause in the agreement. The purpose of such a clause is to avoid the time and expense involved in litigation if a dispute occurs since arbitration is often faster and less costly than going to court. While such provisions … Read more