Commentary

293 Competition law implications of company reorganisations

COMPANIES vol 11 acquisitions, mergers, demergers
| Commentary

293 Competition law implications of company reorganisations

| Commentary

4: COMPETITION LAW

293 Competition law implications of company reorganisations

The relevant areas are1:

  1. 293.1

        the validity of any restraint of trade clauses contained in the reorganisation agreement, if there is one, particularly those relating to non-competition, non-dealing and non-solicitation of customers and employees;

  2. 293.2

        the application of EU and UK merger rules to the reorganisation2; and

  3. 293.3

        the impact of EU and UK anti-trust rules on any agreement between the participants and on their behaviour in the relevant market either individually or collectively3.

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