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shareholders' agreement

n. an employment agreement among the shareholders of a small corporation permitting a shareholder to take a management position with the corporation without any claim of conflict of interest or self-dealing against the shareholder/manager. Such agreements are common when there are only three or four shareholders.

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When considering termination of an executive employee who has an employment or stockholder agreement, the company must consider the terms of those contracts.
Prior to commencing negotiations with Alon Israel, Delek US entered into a stockholder agreement with Alon USA.
In connection with the investment, Atairos has entered into a stockholder agreement with TriNet, pursuant to which, among other things, Michael Angelakis, chairman and chief executive officer of Atairos, will join TriNet's board of directors, increasing the total number of TriNet directors to ten.
NASDAQ: HEAR) said it has announced that a group of institutional investors purchased a combined 371,520 shares of common stock from Fred Romano and Carmine Bonanno, co-founders of Turtle Beach, in accordance with the terms of the company's amended stockholder agreement.
With the sale, Coutu has reduced its number of Rite Aid board members from three to two, as stipulated in the stockholder agreement between the two chains.
Under the terms of BlackRock's stockholder agreement with Merrill Lynch, Merrill may designate two directors to BlackRock's board, which has 16 members, ten of whom are independent and not affiliated with the company.
announced today that it has entered into a stockholder agreement with Cascade Investment, L.
The stockholder agreement expired on 14 May 2016, and Delek US will then have no further restrictions under this agreement related to increasing ownership in Alon USA.
Scott to its board of directors pursuant to a stockholder agreement and equity transaction agreement with Ares.
For most of August Rite Aid and Coutu executives and their respective financial and legal advisers hammered out the details of the proposed deal's stock purchase agreement, its stockholder agreement and its registration rights agreement.
Shea serves as the designee of Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement Systems ("OMERS") pursuant to the company's Amended and Restated Stockholder Agreement, as amended to date.
Additionally, the board elected Todd Ricketts to continue to serve as an independent director after the family's rights under the stockholder agreement end on 24 January 2016.