Shareholders Agreement Practical Law

The BVCA believes that the standard documents are not appropriate for use in a start-up funding cycle. These rounds are usually documented using shorter form documents, either replaced or updated for a Series A round. Allen &Gledhill contributed to the Practical Law Cross-Border Joint Ventures page: the subscription and shareholder agreement was designed for signing as an as-is-noted contract, which avoids the execution formalities required for the deed. This approach is usually supported by the lawyer`s opinion (available here) with the cavee that one should always get specific legal advice for each situation.