Non-Compete Clause Upheld
CK - Washington. Under German law, non-competition clauses require ongoing
payments for their validity beyond the term of employment. In a recent matter involving such a provision that lacked a specific mention of
consideration, the Federal Supreme Court for Employment Matters, Bundesarbeitsgericht, docket number 10 AZR 407/05, upheld the clause because the carefully drafted language of the contract validly meshed with the statutory
scheme so that the statute supplied the compensation scheme ...