back to article Court orders arbitration for Wipro and ex-CFO who left for Cognizant

A Bengaluru civil court has ordered Indian IT outsourcer Wipro to go into arbitration with its former CFO, Jatin Dalal, over accusations the latter violated a non-compete clause by joining competitor Cognizant. The order was handed down this week, with a copy [PDF] appearing on local legal news site LiveLaw. Dalal served as …

  1. Paul Crawford Silver badge

    The news was enough for Wipro to file a complaint in Bengaluru city court that Dalal had not adhered to his employment agreement, which it claims prevents him from working for 10 named competitors for a period of one year from leaving Wipro.

    Would Wipro be paying his full salary for the year while he sits around not working for a competitor? If not they should go swivel!

  2. elsergiovolador Silver badge


    That's why Sunak has changed IR35 in the UK.

    So the best from those consultancies don't leave and start their own business working with the clients directly cutting out the middleman.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    What the effing hell do all these Vice Presidents and Senior Vice Presidents actually do? Having dealt with both Cognizant and Wipro I’d say unless the increased financial reward is significant, it’s out of the frying pan, into the frying pan.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Fuck Off

    I don’t think anyone undercut by WiPro offshoring had any ‘non compete’ clauses they could fall back on so they can go fuck themselves.

  5. PeterM42


    Having been outsourced to Logica, then Wipro, my opinion of the whole outsourcing business is:

    - It's great for the outsourcing provider bosses who draw huge salaries.

    - Crap for the employees who get treated like sh1t.

    - The service supplied will nearly always be inferior to AND more expensive than running the service in-house.

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