What Happens to a Non-Compete After a Merger?
Many employees wonder, “If I sign a non-compete contract with a company, and later, the company is purchased by a different company, is my non-compete null and void?”
Maybe. It depends on the terms of the employment contract if a non-compete survives the merger.
The answer can be found in the contract itself. Look for an assignment clause. Is there any language explicitly assigning . . .