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Corporate Matters: Buy/Sell Arrangements

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In our May issue, we discussed the implications and importance of drafting governance documents to cover the death of a business partner. We thought an appropriate follow-up would be a brief examination of buy/sell provisions.

Buy/Sell provisions deal with the transfer of ownership interests, typically within a business enterprise, when one of the partners wants out, or, potentially, wants another partner out. In either circumstance, it is not uncommon for each partner to want to carry on with the business – just as long as the other partner is excluded.