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Oncology Co. Says Ch. 11 Plan Defeats Noncompete Suit

Law360 (April 25, 2019, 6:01 PM EDT) -- A group of Florida oncologists should not be able to bring an antitrust suit over noncompete agreements with 21st Century Oncology, because the agreements were previously accepted during a bankruptcy case, the company told a New York bankruptcy court.

21st Century Oncology Holdings Inc. on Wednesday pointed to its 2018 bankruptcy plan and confirmation order that affirmed the noncompete agreements and said the oncologists did not raise any antitrust issues during bankruptcy proceedings even though they were heavily involved with them. The company is seeking to stay a Florida-based antitrust suit until the bankruptcy plan is enforced.

The company added that...

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