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Non-Competition Clauses In The Purchase Or Sale Of A Business

Non-competition clauses are often discussed in the employment law context.  However, they can be equally, if not moreso, important in the purchase or sale of a business.

When selling or purchasing a business, large or small, a key consideration will be whether the outgoing owner should be governed by a non-competition clause, otherwise known as a restrictive covenant.  This issue cuts across just about all industries be it the high tech or service industries.