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United States - Recruiting agreement - Non compete: The US DoJ sues companies for agreeing not to hire people working for competitors (eBay)

U.S. Supreme Court, 27 mars 2013, Comcast Corp. et al., v. Behrend et al., n° 11-864 Le 16 novembre 2012, la Division Antitrust du Department of Justice a porté plainte contre l’entreprise eBay, devant le Tribunal fédéral du District de Californie (United States v. eBay, Inc., U.S. District Court of California, Case n° CV 12 – 58690). Les autorités fédérales antitrust reprochent en effet à l’entreprise de vente en ligne d’avoir conclu avec l’entreprise Intuit plusieurs accords croisés de non-sollicitation. Ceux-ci visaient à interdire aux cocontractants de solliciter des salariés hautement qualifiés, travaillant notamment dans le

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Jean-Christophe Roda, United States - Recruiting agreement - Non compete: The US DoJ sues companies for agreeing not to hire people working for competitors (eBay), 16 November 2012, Concurrences N° 1-2013, Art. N° 50793, pp. 222

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