Scott Malin Presents on Shareholder Agreements through Thomson West
Commentary from Lathrop Gage attorney Scott Malin (Wealth Strategies -- Clayton) has been recorded on the West Legal Ed Center, a division of Thomson Reuters. The presentation "Everything You Need to Know About Shareholder Agreements," which is presented in partnership with the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, is co-taught with Steven Gorin of Thompson Coburn. It is available for download (click here) at any time.
This session just under three hours covers many issues in shareholder agreements, including transfer restrictions, cross-purchase vs. redemption, buy-out triggers, S corporation provisions, ways to determine purchase price in an agreement, estate and gift tax issues, life insurance, voting, and compensation. Materials include over 90 pages of analysis on shareholder agreements, a 66-page set of form provisions to be contrasted with a 26 page form, a checklist, and a way to deal with life insurance in cross-purchase arrangements.
Mr. Malin practices in the areas of estate planning, business succession planning, probate, taxation and general business law. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Washington University School of Law in the Master's of Taxation Program where he teaches a class in business succession planning. Mr. Malin is a frequent lecturer and speaker on estate planning, business succession planning and tax issues for many civic and bar organizations.
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