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Massachusetts Judge Nixes Financial Services Noncompete

Employers in Massachusetts generally can take comfort in a well-established legal principle that gives judges discretion to enforce a noncompete provision “to the extent that it is reasonable.”  Courts regularly use this concept to modify the duration and/or scope (substantive and geographic) of noncompete provisions to make them “reasonable” based on the particular facts of a case. 

A recent Massachusetts Superior Court decision reminds employers that this concept has its limits. … More