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Court finds “midco transaction” stock deal in substance an asset deal and permits IRS to recover target corporation’s tax from its shareholders

Sellers, a husband and wife duo, founded in 1985, and formerly owned (along with other shareholders) Target, a television and radio company. Target owned six radio stations, and six tv stations, one tv station in Minnesota and five tv stations

Posted in asset vs stock deal, midco transaction, transferee liability for taxes IRC Section 6901

Court finds that buyer of lead paint manufacturer assumed seller’s liabilities for lead paint poisoning

This case involved a lawsuit filed by Plaintiffs, several individuals in a Wisconsin federal district court against Buyer for injuries allegedly incurred from ingesting white lead carbonate pigments contained in paint manufactured by Seller. Buyer purchased the assets of Seller

Posted in asset buyer's assumption of seller's liabilities by contract, asset seller's liabilities, asset vs stock deal, assumed liabilities, excluded liabilities, successor liability

Buyer of stock of title and escrow company can enforce noncompete and nonsolicitation provisions in target’s employment agreements

Target was a title and escrow company located in West Jordan, Utah (greater Salt Lake City area). Target’s Manager and Target’s COO/general counsel signed employment agreements with Target. Target’s Manager’s employment agreement, executed in August 2003, stated that she would

Posted in asset vs stock deal, covenant not to compete, nonsolicitation of employees and customers

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