Texas Breach of Fiduciary Duty Law: Injunctive Relief Available for Breach of Fiduciary Duty

December 5, 2006 / By Robert Wood
Articles // Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Texas

To get an injunction restraining former employees from competing, an employer needs a valid non-compete agreement or a misappropriation of trade secrets claim, right?  Wrong.  A breach of fiduciary duty (duty of loyalty) can also warrant injunctive relief. In a case decided several years ago, two employees worked for a company (“the Corporation”) that was…

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Texas Non Compete Law After Sheshunoff: Promise to Convey Confidential Information to Former Employee Unnecessary

December 4, 2006 / By Robert Wood
Articles // Non Compete Agreements in Texas

Another quick hit on the ramifications of Sheshenoff.  In recent years, employers have not infrequently added to their non-compete agreements a promise to convey confidential information to the employee, even if the employee no longer worked for the employer when the information was conveyed.  The purpose of this was to address the employee’s argument that,…

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