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Contract – Noncompete – Stock Purchase Agreement (access required)

A Hanover County Circuit Court refuses to enforce a noncompete defendant signed as part of a stock purchase agreement; the noncompete is overbroad, as it forbids defendant’s employment by “any business competitive with” plaintiff employer “in areas where [employer] has a market for its business.” Plaintiff employer is a privately owned Virginia corporation located in Mechanicsville. ...