Corporate Law, Debt Recovery

Shareholders’ Disputes in Singapore

Written by Team Farallon | July 17, 2018

Shareholders’ Disputes commonly occur in Singapore companies.

One of the main reasons is because the shareholders have disagreed on how the business should be managed.

Such disagreements and differences manifest themselves in various forms:

The first thing you should do is to consult us so you know what rights you have and what options there are.

Typical options which we have advised, structured or commenced would include:

To best assess your position, you would need to share with us the Constitution, the Memorandum and Articles of Association, any Shareholders’ Agreements, any board minutes, any shareholder resolutions, and any employment contracts relating to the Company.

Any recent emails or letters between the parties are also important for your lawyer to assess the strengths and weaknesses of your case.

By understanding where you stand with these, you may be able to resolve the situation in an amicable and time friendly manner. If not, you need to be prepared for a major battle, which could cost you some money and a lot of your time.