John Land writes – Competition law issues beneath the surface with mergers for Law Talk May 10 Issue

 

The May 10th issue of Law Talk has an article written by John Land on Competition Law issues.

Merger negotiations can raise some unexpected and serious competition law issues. A vendor giving a restraint of trade that is wider than necessary to protect goodwill can breach s27 Commerce Act. A vendor agreeing to refer customer enquiries to a purchaser before settlement can breach s30. I discuss these issues (and more) in the latest LawTalk

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