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Topics to be Addressed in a Shareholders’ Agreement

The shareholders' agreement is a contract signed by the shareholders of a company in order to establish general regulations and commitments. For more details on the topics to be included in a shareholder agreement, contact Vision Entrepreneur team.

A shareholders’ agreement is necessary when your clinic’s legal form is a business corporation AND the shares are divided among several people.

Each agreement must be customized according to your needs. Your lawyer will be able to guide you in the final drafting of your agreement.

Several clauses should be included in a shareholders’ agreement. The following is a list of examples of topics to include in your shareholders’ agreement.

1. Roles and Responsibilities of the Clinic Owners

2. Division of Shares Among Owners

3. Purchase and Sale of Shares

4. Right of First Refusal or First Look

5. Disability and Death

6. Confidentiality and Non-Competition

7. Term of Agreement and Notice of Departure

For more details on the points to be included in a shareholders’ agreement and the Vision Entrepreneur program, contact our team!