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Shareholders' Agreements

Shareholders' Agreements
8th Edition
Series:  Commercial Series
Practice Area:  Commercial Law, Company Law
ISBN:  9780414078888
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  23 Sep 2020
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Hardback, CD-ROM
(£287.00 + £5.74 VAT)
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Shareholders’ Agreements provides practical guidance on the nature and effect of shareholders’ agreements and articles of association. The new edition has been substantially updated to provide more practical guidance on drafting shareholders’ agreements and other related documentation through the use of detailed drafting notes. The title includes precedents, articles of association for private companies limited by shares. It also comes with a CD-ROM to make drafting quick and easy.
  • Offers in-depth analysis on the key components of shareholders’ agreements and articles of association, enabling you to draft these documents with confidence
  • Analyses the elements of joint ventures and property joint ventures so you are aware of the possible structures and have the tools you need to draft the relevant documents
  • Provides information on taxation considerations in relation to this area
  • Reflects recent changes in market practice in private equity transactions
  • Covers the theory behind partnership structures
  • Explains boilerplate provisions
  • Offers expert commentary on option agreements and warrants with detailed drafting notes, so you can draft these types of agreements and are aware of the key issues
  • Includes a CD-ROM of all precedents for easy drafting
New to the 8th edition:
  • Precedents and accompanying commentary revised and updated to take account of current practice and thinking
  • Updated chapters on related law and taxation
  • A new chapter on directors' duties and their interaction with shareholder rights
  • New precedent optional provisions for use with the main precedent documents.

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  • Ch 1 Shareholders’ agreements and articles of association – The law
  • Ch 2 Directors’ duties (NEW)
  • Ch 3 Partnership structures
  • Ch 4 Taxation
  • Ch 5 Shareholders’ Agreements – Precedent Commentary
  • Ch 6 Articles of Association - Precedent Commentary
  • Ch 7 Private Equity – Precedent Commentary
  • Ch 8 Private Equity Articles – Precedent Commentary
  • Ch 9 Joint Venture – Precedent Commentary
  • Ch 10 Joint Venture Articles (NEW)  – Precedent Commentary
  • Ch 11 Joint Venture LLP Members’ Agreement – Precedent Commentary
  • Ch 12 Pull and Call Option Agreement– Precedent Commentary
  • Ch 13 Warrant instrument  – Precedent Commentary
  • Ch 14 Optional Provisions (NEW) – Precedent Commentary
  • Ch 15 Boilerplate– Precedent Commentary
  • Precedent A Shareholders’ Agreement
  • Precedent B Articles of Association
  • Precedent C Private Equity Investment Agreement
  • Precedent D Private Equity Articles of Association
  • Precedent E Joint Venture Agreement
  • Precedent F Joint Venture Articles of Association
  • Precedent G Joint Venture LLP Members’ Agreement
  • Precedent H Option Agreement
  • Precedent I Warrant
  • Precedent J Optional Provisions (NEW)
  • Appendix 1: Companies Act 2006 v Companies Act 1985 (NEW)
  • Appendix 2 Model Articles for Private Companies Limited by Shares
  • Appendix 3 Model Articles for Public Companies


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