Documents & Pages
When Can Directors Refuse To Register Share Transfers?
The board of directors must approve the transfer of shares in a Hong Kong company. What if a director refuses to approve? Can the decision be challenged?
What’s an ESOP and why might I need one?
An Employee Share Option Plan (ESOP) is a scheme that sets out the framework under which share options go to its employees. It’s a common mechanism to incentivise employees.
Opening a Business Bank Account in the UK
Open a business bank account in the UK with our all-in guide. Know what you need and which banks are the best for your business bank account
Best Time for holding first Annual General Meeting – Zegal
Are you confused about Annual General Meeting (AGM) and when to conduct it. Learn when to coduct your first Annual General Meeting.
Share Transfer Process In Singapore
Whether its the transfer of shares, the change of shareholders or the removal of shareholders, here are all the details on how it works in Singapore
Company Incorporation Step by Step: Taiwan
Simple instructions to get your business set up in Taiwan complete with all the forms and agreements you'll need to get you rolling
Australian Corporations Act: What are Replaceable Rules?
Here we'll explain the replaceable rules as detailed in the Australia Corporations Act and the benefits and pitfalls of choosing them for your new business
The Initial Legal Documents For Your Startup Business
Starting a business is not just all about the money investment. Legal documentation is required if you don't want to face any trouble in the future.
The ABCs of AGMs
Here are the full rules on Annual General Meetings for the different jurisdictions of Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, UK, Cayman and British Virgin Islands
Tips For Drafting Key Terms In A Service Agreement
When drafting a service agreement, or if you're about to sign one, make sure you understand what all the key terms refer to and what your obligations are
The Pros and Cons of Convertible Notes
We painstakingly go through the efficiencies, risks and overall benefits of using a convertible note to fund your startup.
Beginner’s Guide To Mergers & Acquisitions
From corporate buy-outs, pre-IPO, and joint ventures to due diligence, we explain the minutiae of mergers and acquisitions in plain language
Share Options vs Share Vesting
For employees and founders, it's important to know the ins and out of share options and share vesting. Mathilde Chator of Slotine walks us through the steps
Investment Agreement vs Shareholders Agreement: What’s the Difference?
Wondering whether you need a shareholders' agreement or an investment agreement? We detail differences between the two, so you know exactly what you need.
Five Clauses Every Shareholders’ Agreement Should Include. Does Yours?
You may have heard of some of these key clauses but others you may have never considered for your own future protection in your shareholders' agreement
UK Startups: Essential Legal Documents for Your Business
Ensure your business' future with the right legal foundations to protect intellectual property, employment and tax issues from start up to scale up.
Everything You Need To Know About Convertible Loan Notes
Wondering about those Convertible Loan Notes you keep hearing about? Find out how they can work for your business and why they are attractive for investors.