1 – Understand what a shareholders agreement entails
Overview of Shareholders Agreements

2 – Learn more about shareholders agreements

Article 1 – WHAT RIGHTS ATTACH TO YOUR SHARES?

Article 2 – LEGAL TIPS AND TRICKS: “SHOTGUN CLAUSE”

Article 3 – ROLE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: TO PROTECT THE INVESTORS

Article 4 – LEGAL TIPS AND TRICKS: “SHOTGUN CLAUSE”

3 – Fill out this checklist to understand your agreement goals
Checklist
4 – Read this sample agreement
Shareholders Agreement
6 – Have your agreement reviewed by a lawyer
How to ask for a lawyer
7 – Edit and finalize first draft
Tips of what to look out for
8 – Prepare a high-level list of what’s included
See example of list of terms
9 – Send to counterparty with email attached
Read this sample email to send to your counterparty

 

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