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FTC Votes to Ban Non-Compete Clauses Read below to find out what you need to know now The Federal Trade Commission voted 3-2 on April 23, 2024 to approve a Final Rule effectively banning for-profit employers from enforcing a “non-compete clause” in any agreement with its employees,

Federal Judge Strikes Down The Corporate Transparency Act As Unconstitutional. But, It’s Not Dead Yet. On March 1, 2024, in National Small Business United v. Yellen, No. 5:22-cv-01448 (N.D. Ala.) (“NSBA Suit”), Judge Liles C. Burke, a federal district judge in Alabama, issued an opinion holding that the federal law known

Burch, Porter and Johnson has announced that Judge Bernice Bouie Donald has joined the firm following her retirement from the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in 2023.  At the firm, she will continue her domestic and international arbitration and mediation practice, and her

BPJ Attorney Sarah Stuart Speaks at University of Memphis Law Symposium & Guest Stars on Podcast Sarah Stuart to speak on Byhalia Pipeline during panel and as a special guest on Show Cause podcast BPJ Attorney, Sarah Stuart will speak on the Byhalia Pipeline panel at the

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