Employee know-how, non-compete clauses and job mobility across civil and common law systems

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The article compares the approaches in selected common law and civil law jurisdictions in post-termination phase. It states that the law is complex and unpredictable, and significant policy goals are in conflict. According to the authors, restricting post-termination clauses should be assessed in the context of the contiguous laws concerning other contractual clauses and trade secrets.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-238
Number of pages20
JournalInternational Journal of Comparative Labour Law & Industrial Relations
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2013


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