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The following is a list general issues that will need to be considered in the sale or purchase of a business. For more detailed information please contact Nicholas Dibb Solicitors.
  • Restrictions on transfer relating to either the vendor or purchaser.
  • The identity of the purchaser and vendor.
  • Assets subject to the sale including plant and equipment, stock, debtors, good will, restraints of trade and intellectual property.
  • Any current or contingent liabilities of the business including any litigation or prosecution against the business.
  • Drafting, amendment and inspection of contract.
  • Issues pertaining to staff including the transfer of entitlements and termination of staff.
  • The price of the business including any shares.
  • Business records including wages, takings and bank accounts.