This article posted on our partner site explores five of the most common clauses in shareholders’ agreements: shotgun clause, hard right of first refusal, soft right of first refusal, drag along provision, and tag along provision. If properly drafted, a shareholders’ agreement that contemplates these provisions protects the interests of both controlling and minority shareholders.

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