Does the sale of a company continue the non-compete agreement?

I work as an independent contractor for a company. I signed a non-compete agreement with the owner. The company has now been sold to another LLC. Is the agreement still valid or will the new owner have to get another agreement signed?

1 answer  |  asked May 4, 2011 3:07 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

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Archibald Thomas
The agreement may still be valid, but it depends on the wording of the agreement. Many agreements permit employers to assign their rights under the agreement to a successor. You should have the agreement reviewed by a lawyer who is experienced in this area to get a definitive answer to your question.

posted by Archibald Thomas  |  May 4, 2011 4:10 PM [EST]

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