Section Newsletter Articles on Covenants Not to Compete

Practice alert: Consideration issues in covenants not to compete under Fifield v. Premier Dealer Services By Mary Anne Spellman Gerstner General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, October 2013 In Fifield, decided on June 24, 2013, the First District Appellate Court found that adequate consideration for a non-solicitation and non-competition agreement signed by an at-will employee required continuous employment for at least two years after the agreement was signed.
Covenants, conditions and restrictions: a trend of enforcement By Richard F. Bales Real Estate Law, December 2004 Fifteen years ago, title insurance maven Ron Otto wrote an article for the Real Property newsletter (October 1989 issue) entitled "Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions: A Trend of Enforcement Denial." The article was a review of Illinois case law as to when a court will deny the enforcement of covenants, conditions and restrictions (hereafter CC&Rs).