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Preventing conflicts between shareholders and directors using a shareholders' agreement

An explanation as to how conflicts between shareholders and directors can occur, and how they can be prevented using a shareholders' agreement. More Info

Differences in owning shares in a private limited company and a public limited one

Find out how owning shares in a listed company is different in legal terms than owning shares in a private limited company. More Info

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Using a shotgun clause in a shareholders' agreement

This article answers the question of what is a shotgun clause, why it might be used, and what the disadvantages to shareholders are of using one. More Info

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Using a shareholders' agreement in a joint venture

This article is about forming a company as the vehicle for a joint venture, and why you should use a shareholders' agreement to regulate it. More Info

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Planning for termination and exit in your shareholders' agreement

How to plan for changes in the ownership structure of your company: if any shareholder wants to sell or leave, is compelled to do so, or dies or becomes bankrupt. More Info

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Avoiding conflict between your shareholders' agreement and your articles of association

This article covers how to resolve and avoid a conflict between the articles of association of a company and a shareholders' agreement. More Info

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What happens when a shareholder dies

An explanation of what happens when a shareholder in a company dies, and how and to whom his ownership and voting rights are passed on. More Info

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Shareholders agreement: important points to consider

Find out what you need to consider in this step by step guide to shareholders' agreements. More Info

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Why you should use a shareholders' agreement

An introduction to shareholders agreements explaining why they are essential for any company with more than a single member. More Info

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Controlling the entry of new shareholders: right of first refusal within a shareholders' agreement

An explanation of what is a right of first refusal, how one works within a shareholders agreement and why use one. More Info

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Drag along clauses within shareholders' agreements

An article that explains what a drag along (or bring along) clause is within a shareholders agreement and why it beneficial to use one. More Info

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Tag along provision in a shareholders' agreement

This article explains what is a tag along provision in a shareholders' agreement and why you might want to use it. More Info

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Share issues, dilution and pre-emption rights in a shareholders' agreement

A short article explaining the effect of pre-emption rights (also known as "rights of first offer" or "RFOs"), on the power of individual shareholders. Why it is important for a shareholder. More Info

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