Checklist - Shareholders Agreement
Key issues for you to watch out for
You need to know what to look for in the agreement you are reviewing.
Related challenges include:
- the business complains if a contract review takes too long
- having legal counsel review every contract is not feasible from a time or cost perspective;
- conducting each review of every contract to a common standard is almost impossible;
- even the best people have an off day and miss things;
- non-lawyers / junior lawyers can take a long time to train in reviewing contracts;
- you want contract reviews performed to a common standard;
- you need to empower your business to do more for itself;
- you do not have a checklist which explains what can and what cannot be agreed;
- the problem increases when using 3rd party paper.
The web has lots of checklists – but are they any good?
The GLS Solution
GLS Checklists™ flag the key issues you need to be aware of in a wide range of commercial agreement so you can be confident in the agreement that you are reviewing/signing.
This checklist is for a Shareholders Agreement.
Useful to both legal teams and lay-persons, this GLS Checklist™ flags what is important and/or unique in this clause type, and includes a brief explanation as to why.
GLS Checklists™ flag what is a truly “material” risk area and what is not – allowing you to conduct an efficient and proportionate review.
There are plenty of checklists found on the Web but few are regularly maintained by a legal services group dedicated to empowering you to achieve more yourself.
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