Shareholders, Partnerships and Strategic Alliances

Often, business disputes arise out of misunderstanding or poorly documented relationships. At Chaitons, we work with you to understand your needs, and draw on our expertise to structure business associations that help you optimize your alliances, including:

  • formulating rules for business partnerships, and incorporating these rules into comprehensive partnership, joint venture, or shareholder agreements
  • drafting master service agreements together with statements of work and service level agreements
  • crafting agreements with customized solutions to address:
    • tax efficiencies
    • decision-making and control issues
    • corporate finance
    • minority rights
    • dispute resolution
    • structured exits (such as buy-sell agreements, rights of first refusal, offer and other pre-emptive rights)
  • advising on cross-border and multi-party investment structures

In the event that your best-laid plans still go awry, we offer you our assistance by:

  • searching for common ground and developing solutions when relationships falter
  • crafting viable exit strategies that can be implemented at any point in the business relationship
  • assisting shareholders and partners in resolving disputes