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MN Non-Compete Law Update – “Independent Consideration” in Schmit Towing, Inc. v. Frovik

In an unpublished opinion, the Minnesota Court of Appeals held that the “independent consideration” rule does not apply outside the employer / employee relationship, and specifically found that it does not apply to independent contractors. Continue reading

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Ideas for Consideration: An Update on Non-Compete Law in Minnesota

Non-competes are enforceable under Minnesota law. Although the law pertaining to non-competes is highly technical and often confusing, so long as the right steps are taken and agreements are carefully crafted, a non-compete can be a very powerful business tool. Continue reading

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