How do I protect minority rights in a company?

A: You can instruct Curwens to prepare a Shareholders’ Agreement which can incorporate the following minority protections, depending on your requirements:

  • Class rights
  • Rights to directorship
  • Drag and tag along clauses
  • List of decisions requiring unanimous or majority shareholder consent
  • Transfer restrictions
  • Compulsory transfers
  • Rights to financial and other information
  • Quorum for members’ meetings and directors’ meetings