Strategies for Promoting an Effective Board Culture

Posted on Jul 17, 2012

The ideal board culture encourages full discussion of issues, values different viewpoints and protects confidentiality. To promote and support a strong board culture, boards should: 1. Agree on the role of the board and management to avoid miscommunication with respect to delegated authority and the board’s participation in decision-making. 2. Understand the value and the […]

Customizing Multi-State Non-Compete Agreements

Posted on Jul 10, 2012

(This is the final of four posts discussing current issues with non-competition agreements that cross state lines. — Keith Sieczkowski) There is no “standard” non-compete agreement that can be used all the time regardless of the states involved. As we recently observed with the Marsh decision in Texas, non-competes are regularly the subject of judicial […]