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Impacts of the Public Procurement Act on mergers, acquisitions and similar transactions

January 2011 - EU & Competition. Legal Developments by Delphi.

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Something which is not as well known is that the provisions in the Public Procurement Act (Sw. abbr. LOU) can also play a crucial role in how a procured contract is handled after the procurement has ended and that the provisions in LOU can also apply in completely different contexts, e.g. in conjunction with company mergers, acquisitions and similar transactions.

In this article Kristian Pedersen, partner, and Sara-Li Olovsson, associate, provide some examples of what you should watch out for in transactions which concern contracts subject to LOU.

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