How to Resolve 50/50 Shareholder Disputes When there Is No Shareholders’ Agreement

Part Two: Selling Your Shares

When a company is owned 50/50 by two shareholders, is run by two directors and there is no shareholders agreement, then there is unlimited possibility for disputes that lead to deadlock between the two parties.  When the relationship is at the point that one party has to leave, what are the mechanisms for forcing a […]

Business Exits: How to Resolve 50/50 Shareholder Disputes When there Is No Shareholders’ Agreement

Part One: Commercial Solutions

In a perfect world, every company has a shareholders’ agreement to set out what happens if the shareholders later can’t agree on how to run the company.  This is especially so in a “50/50” company where two shareholders have 50% each, a director each and a limitless potential for future deadlock. If, however, there is no […]