17 January 2023FeaturesGlobal Trade SecretsMuireann Bolger

‘I hate this rule’: the FTC's controversial non-competes ban

When it comes to trade secrets theft, it is the murky episodes of corporate espionage, cyber-attacks and state-sponsored theft that tend to dominate the headlines.

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