With workplaces becoming increasingly globalised and employees taking on more international responsibilities, employers are likely to face new challenges in applying restrictive covenants across multiple jurisdictions. Employers often use restrictive covenants not just for key personnel but for anyone with access to confidential information, which means restrictions may be applied to a wide range of employees. We have summarised the law in 11 Asia Pacific countries in relation to non-compete restrictive covenants, confidentiality and trade secret protections, with the position varying dramatically between countries.
Lexology, the most comprehensive source of free-to-access legal updates, analysis and insights, recently published our article on Asia Pacific Post Termination Restriction Overview. To read further, visit the Lexology website or click Download the Article below.