Pleasanton, CA asked in Business Law, Contracts and Mergers & Acquisitions for California

Q: How do I protect my contract in case of acquisition of company I am in contract with? & New comp does not want to renew.

My company (A) is about to go submit a service proposal to company B. What if Company C acquires Company B and then Company C does not want to continue with our existing contract with Comp. B? What clause can I put in my contract with Company B to protect my company from taking that loss?

1 Lawyer Answer
Robert Philip Cogan
Robert Philip Cogan
  • San Diego, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Usually, company C takes company B subject to all its obligations, e.g., a contract with company A. One way to address this is by having your attorney address in the contract what happens if you get terminated without proper cause.

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