Though there are not many broker/dealer defections in the news, movement within the the broker/dealer business continues.  Merrill Lynch recently nabbed several professionals from Wells Fargo and Morgan Stanley.   Though movement does not seems to be as prevalent as several years ago, it continues. Considerations for making a move remain the same.  When considering

                                        

Another strategy employers use to prevent employees from walking away with customers, proprietary information, and trade secrets, is the use of a “garden leave” provision in the  employment agreement. Basically, the provision works like this: the employee agrees that they have to provide three weeks notice of their intent to go and work for