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Patricia Washienko, employment lawyer in Boston
Non-compete/Non-solicitation agreements, and legal protection of employers’ confidential information, trade secrets & inventions in France vs. the United States

The French and American legal frameworks of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements differs significantly. The same is true of the legal protection of employers’ confidential information, trade secrets and inventions. French entrepreneurs expanding their business in the US should understand these differences to adjust their practices at the time they hire US employees. Patricia Washienko, an employment lawyer in Boston, sheds some light on these disparities.

Part I: Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements in France vs. the US, Massachusetts and New-York
Part II: Legal protection of employers’ confidential information, trade secrets & inventions in France vs. the US


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Leasing the right office space in the competitive US market

The commercial real estate market in and around major U.S. cities and technology hubs is very competitive, and occupancy is at an all-time high. Foreign companies expanding in the U.S. need to do their homework prior to leasing office space to get the best deal possible.

Check out these tips to be prepared


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TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT: IMPACT ON BUSINESSES

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed in 2017, made several significant revisions to the business income tax and brought about many changes for the 2019 tax return filing season.

Check out the most significant changes impacting your business


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THE BENEFITS OF A COMPANY EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK

Having a company employee handbook is a good business practice and the benefits are many. When well-crafted, an employee handbook is beneficial to both employers and employees.

Why companies should have an employee handbook


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US SALES TAX: A QUICK GUIDE FOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES

U.S. sales tax rules are complex and can be confusing for foreign companies selling products and/or services in the United States or planning to do so. European companies operating in the U.S. should have a general understanding of the country’s sales tax rules, as they can lead to significant financial exposure.

What you need to know about U.S. sales tax rules



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Best interview practices to hire the right employee

Axelia Partners’ Talent Search experts have years of experience interviewing job candidates. They gathered their 10 best interview practices that can help hiring managers to go beyond the résumés and canned answers, and select the right employees for the job and the company.

Hiring Interview Guide

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