No-Poach Agreements: Consequences for Managers

January 12, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Deals made between competitors not to hire or pursue each other’s employees, whether a verbal or written agreement, are illegal. In the past, the Department of Justice (DOJ) pursued civil penalties against companies that made these agreements, but recently, criminal charges have been brought by the department.

Compliance of competition laws falls mostly on managers. Agreements which seem courteous among competitors lead to hiring decisions that have formed the basis of no-poach litigation. The DOJ and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have issued guidelines on how to avoid no-poach violations. Join us as Mark McCareins, MSCI General Counsel, explains what agreements and hiring practices violate antitrust laws and provides a full understanding on how to avoid prosecution.

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Who Should Attend:

Owners, C-Suite, Executives, Managers, and HR Professionals

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