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Outside the California State Building at 350 McAlister in San Francisco home of the state Supreme Court and the First District Court of Appeals. (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM) Outside the California State Building at 350 McAlister in San Francisco home of the state Supreme Court and the First District Court of Appeals. (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM)

California’s high court has ruled that companies are not liable for encouraging businesses to terminate their at-will contracts with other partners, so long as they don’t do so through “wrongful means,” and that a California statute that prohibits noncompete agreements for individuals can also apply to corporate entities.

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Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster, based in San Francisco, covers disruptive trends and technologies shaping the future of law. She authors the weekly legal futurist newsletter What's Next. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @a_lancaster3

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