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Court battles dense asset purchase agreement language to resolve dispute over severance payments made to former seller employees

Seller is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of over-the-counter pharmaceutical products, with headquarters in Allegan, Michigan. Buyer’s parent company (a subsidiary of a Dutch multinational company) manufactures vitamin and nutritional/dietary supplements and is based in Freehold, New Jersey. Seller

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Asset buyer not liable for race discrimination claim for not hiring former seller employee because the former seller employee never had an employment relationship with buyer

This is the story of the purchase of a car dealership by a buyer who was sued for not hiring one of seller’s employees. Seller wanted buyer to take care of seller’s employees. Buyer agreed to include a provision in

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