This program provides an update on the law, risks, and challenges in hiring top executives from the competition. We will provide a legislative update on the changing state law regarding non-compete agreements. We will cover some of the business trends we have been seeing and the legal and financial risks of those business strategies. We will touch on how the pandemic has highlighted some of the more difficult issues in placing valuable relationships and information in the hands of third parties. We will highlight cases we are watching in California and an interesting trend in the analysis courts apply to enforcing confidentiality agreements. We will close with some practical tips and tricks to help add value to the business and its talent acquisition and hiring strategies.