Canadian courts will apply competition and non-appeal agreements, but the agreement must be limited, in time, scope and geographic scope, to what is reasonably necessary to protect the company`s property rights, such as confidential business information or customer relations and the scope of the agreement must be clearly defined. Shafron v. KRG Insurance Brokers (Western) Inc. 2009 CSC 6 of the Supreme Court of Canada found that a non-competition agreement was inconclusive because the term "Metropolitan City of Vancouver" was not definitively defined.  In the Netherlands, non-competition bans (not simultaneous or simultaneous) are permitted for issues such as switching to a new employer and rapprochement with customers of the former company. Unreasonable clauses can be struck down in court.  Staff dependent on the object are limited to employer management, senior technicians and other personnel with a duty of confidentiality. The scope, scope and duration of the non-competitive agreement are agreed by both the employer and the worker, and this agreement must not violate the laws and regulations. A new law prohibits high-tech companies, but only those companies in Hawaii, from requiring their employees to enter into "non-competitive" and "non-favourable" agreements as a precondition for employment. The new law, Law 158, came into force on July 1, 2015.  Section 27 of the Indian Contract Act has a general blockage of any trade-limiting agreement.  On this basis, it would appear that all non-competition clauses in India are null and void. However, the Indian Supreme Court has clarified that certain non-competition clauses may be in the interests of trade and commerce, and such clauses are not prohibited by Section 27 of the Contract Act and are therefore valid in India. In particular, only clauses supported by a clear objective, considered beneficial for trade and trade, survive this test. For example, a co-founder of a start-up who has signed a non-compete clause may be, but if a junior software developer or call center employee signs a non-compete clause with the employer, this may not apply. Determine the validity dates of the agreement well in advance and look for a lawyer, as employers can only make non-compete commitments within a realistic schedule and cannot permanently prevent former workers from promoting their careers in this area. There are limited situations where a reasonable non-competition agreement may be valid in California. For a worker who is required to protect the employer`s confidentiality and trade secrets, the employer and the worker may agree to the inclusion of non-compete clauses in the employment contract or a separate confidentiality agreement.