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Share Purchase Agreement - All You Need to Know

Note: This article is not specifically on US Law, but is for an internationally wide audience. For the US version relating to purely a US legal system, visit our article on stock purchase agreement . What is a Share Purchase Agreement A share purchase agreement (SPA) is a contract between the seller and buyer of shares in a company. It sets out the terms on which the seller is selling his shares and the buyer is buying the shares. This one is a pretty complicated contract, so you need to be aware of the basic elements required when drafting a contract . Getting it wrong can have some pretty negative effects for your business , so you better watch out! The share purchase agreement (SPA) will describe the shareholding in terms of percentage ownership. In other words, it will specify how many shares you are buying, at what price per share and what percentage of voting rights this gives you against all other shareholders in the company. A share purchase agreement is also used when a busine

Sublease: The Definitive Guide

Article by Shreyas Nair from WinSavvy's legal research team. Here's his LinkedIn bio for more information on him. This article provides in-depth information on -  What is a SubLease How a Sub-Lease Works Legalities Surrounding Subleases Types of Subleases, and How to Draft a Sub-Lease Agreement A sublease occurs when an existing tenant re-rents property to a new third party for a portion of the tenant's current lease contract. Subleasing may or may not be allowed under the terms of the original lease, and it may be subject to extra limitations imposed by the jurisdiction.  Even if a sublease is permissible, the original tenant is still responsible for the lease agreement's responsibilities, such as monthly rent payment.   What Is a Sublease? - An Overview A sublease is a legal contract between a tenant and a subtenant to rent a residential or business space for a set length of time.  In a sublet, the property owner rents to a tenant who wishes to leave without vio

Stock Purchase Agreement - All You Need to Know (US Law)

This guide is made in consonance with U.S. Law, which in this case, is the Securities Act of 1933. This is an informational post to help entrepreneurs and is not legal advice. Guide contents - What is a stock purchase agreement? The Purpose of a Stock Function Agreement When You Need to Use this Agreement When You Need Not Use this Agreement Essential Components of a Stock Purchase Agreement Instances when a Stock Purchase Agreement can be Used How to File a Stock Purchase Agreement Mistakes to Watch Out For Format of a Stock Purchase Agreement Stock Purchase Agreement Overview A stock purchase agreement is a contract signed by two parties when they buy or sell stock in a corporation in the US. Small firms that sell stock frequently use these agreements. Stock can be sold to buyers by either the corporation or its shareholders.  A stock purchase agreement is intended to safeguard you and your financial transaction, whether you are the buyer or the seller from unwanted legal outcomes. H