Shotgun Clauses and Owner Managers


Should your company shareholder agreement include a shotgun clause? Learn more about these provisions from an owner-manager's perspective, with this introductory article entitled "Shotgun Clauses & Owner Managers".

  • A 'shotgun clause' or 'buy-sell clause' is a provision in the agreement that states if a shareholder wants out of the company, he/she can force the other shareholders to buy his/her shares.
  • This article discusses the benefits and pitfalls of shotgun clauses, and the situations in which they work best.
  • The author is an Ontario lawyer, with expertise in buy-sell agreements and other shareholder issues.
Shotgun Clauses and Owner Managers is provided in PDF format and is copyrighted by the author.
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Last Updated: 14-Apr-2016