Signing a contract
September 19, 2013

In Payette v. Guay inc. the Supreme Court of Canada determined that whether a restrictive covenant will be enforced depends on the reasonableness of the terms and the type of relationship that existed between the contracting parties.


Non-Competition Agreements—Are Global Restrictions Enforceable?

December 3, 2010

Is it reasonable for an employer with customers all over the world to enforce a globally-applicable non-competition agreement with former employees? H Read More...

Supreme Court of Canada Unwilling to Apply Doctrine of Severance to Restrictive Covenants

December 5, 2009

Ambiguous terms in a restrictive covenant will not be remedied through notional severance and only narrowly through blue-pencil severance.

No General Duty Not to Compete With Former Employer

January 5, 2009

There is no general duty prohibiting employees from competing with a former employer after their employment ends.