Our contributor John A. Snyder writes on the Jackson Lewis website about an interesting decision out of the Eighth Circuit involving an executive of Hallmark Cards, Inc. who was ordered to pay back $735,000 in severance benefits and an additional $125,000 she earned at a competitor because she disclosed information about Hallmark’s processes and market research in violation of her separation agreement. The case also involved findings that the executive deliberately destroyed computer files and an adverse inference instruction to the jury. The entire article can be viewed here.