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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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The Board's consent was provided pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Amended and Restated Stockholders' Agreement, dated October 1, 2018, among the Company, the MSD Parties and certain other stockholders party thereto, which limits, among other activities, acquisitions by the MSD Parties of additional shares of the Company's common stock without the consent of the Board of Directors.
DNeX has signed a conditional stock sale and purchase deal and stockholders' agreement with Genaxis' owner Nuraslina Zainal Abidin for the proposed acquisition.
The executive vice president had an employment agreement that retained his "at-will" employment status but allowed for severance pay upon his termination from the company unless he was terminated for cause as defined in the stockholders' agreement.
This was done so that the CEO would be taken unaware and so would not have the opportunity, under the company's stockholders' agreement, to replace a majority of the board before he was ousted.
At the closing, buyer will acquire 81% of the issued and outstanding capital stock of CMC for a purchase price of USD 1.5m (which is currently being held in escrow), buyer and seller will enter into a new stockholders' agreement governing the rights and obligations of the stockholders' of CMC and a subsidiary of CMC and an affiliate of seller will enter into a management services agreement whereby seller's affiliate will provide certain services to CMC and its subsidiaries in exchange for service fees.
(1) Typically, a stockholders' agreement will restrict transfers of stock, protect an S election, and preclude competition and disclosures of information.
Y.2d at 100, 405 N.E.2d at 684, 428 N.Y.S.2d at 203 ("The stockholders' agreement expressly provided that it should be "governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Delaware as to matter governed by the General Corporation Law of the State".).
Paul Kreth claims investors in the corporation have breached the stockholders' agreement and won't allow him to combine the North Little Rock and Little Rock locations of the restaurant under one management company.
While the Internal Revenue Code requires that securities held by employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) be independently appraised, other types of plans may determine the value of nonpublicly traded employer securities under a formula contained in a stockholders' agreement or a specific formula applicable to the plan's securities (such as for preferred stock).
According to MTG, the CTC Media stockholders' agreement enables MTG to designate three of the nine members of the CTC Media board and the co-chairman.
Muhyiddin witnessed the inking of the stockholders' agreement of PMB Tijari with the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector, a subsidiary of Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank.
Under its commitment to purchase additional shares of common stock, Tallwood has entered into a stockholders' agreement which provides that its common stock in excess of 37.5% of the outstanding stock will be voted proportionately with the votes of stockholders other than Tallwood, except with respect to the proposal to authorize 225 million additional shares of common stock, for which Tallwood has agreed to vote all of its shares in favour.