Texas Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction against FTC Non-Compete Ban Rule

We previously wrote about the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) issuance of a rule banning non-compete clauses in employment. The FTC’s issuance of its final rule banning non-compete clauses constituted an unprecedented intrusion into matters of state law, which governed non-compete clauses. Nevertheless, it appears now that the FTC’s non-compete ban is beginning to unravel.

Last week, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas in Ryan LLC v. Federal Trade Commission, issued a preliminary injunction against the Federal Trade Commission’s rule banning non-compete clauses in employment. Read the full blog post here.

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