Learn about shareholders' agreements and why they're important

Mason Hayes & Curran LLP

Business Growth Webinar hosted with Mason Hayes & Curran LLP

Does your company have a shareholders’ agreement in place? It’s a contract between some or all the shareholders in your company and lays out how the business will be managed, particularly in terms of voting rights, shares, stakeholder departures and issues regarding the Board and Directors

Join our Business Growth webinar with Robert Dickson, Corporate Partner at Mason Hayes & Curran LLP to receive advice and a framework for good shareholder relationships.

You can also read our article on Shareholders’ Agreements: What You Need To Know. The blog covers the key information from Roberts’ webinar.

What was covered?

1) What are Shareholders’ Agreements?

2) The Constitution

3) Other possible deal documents: Share Purchase Agreements, Investment / Subscription Agreements, Disclosure Letters, and Management Agreements

4) Conduct of Board and Director appointment rights

5) Shareholder veto rights and minority protections – decision making of the Company

6) Restrictions on transfer of shares, permitted transfers, and good leaver / bad leaver

7) Exit mechanics, waterfall, and rights

8) Restrictive Covenants

9) Information rights

10) Dividend rights and further funding obligations

Meet your hosts

Robert Dickson
Robert Dickson
Partner at Mason Hayes & Curran
``Robert advises on private mergers and acquisitions, corporate investments, private equity, joint ventures and shareholders’ agreements, partnerships, reorganisations, and venture capital.

He advises a broad range of Irish and international clients in many sectors. These include the technology, healthcare, nursing homes, and care centres, food and beverage, professional services, aviation, entertainment, financial services, energy (including renewables), and life sciences services.``

Rose Kervick
Rose Kervick
Director of Sales and Marketing at Accountant Online
Rose is the Director of Sales and Marketing at Accountant Online. Rose has worked in senior leadership roles for over 20 years in both US corporates and Irish SME’s. Areas of expertise: Leadership, Strategic Planning, Executive Coaching, Mentorship, Online Business Management.
Rose holds a BA in English and Psychology (UCC), Masters in Management (UCD Smurfit School) and a Certificate in Company Direction (Institute of Directors).

Why join our #BusinessGrowth webinars?

Have you been in business for more than 6 months? This series is produced to give business owners support on the next phases of business growth.

We’re delighted to be joined by industry experts who can share their expertise and knowledge in a certain area of business management.

If you would like us to cover any topic in particular, let us know.

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