Strategic Lawering Paris Lyon Bruxelles

The Shift Towards the Shareholders Agreements

May 2012

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Title of the contribution: The Shift Towards the Shareholders Agreements

Jurisdiction:  Colombia

Author: David Beltran

Law firm: Prietocarrizosa

Subject:  This contribution provides an overview of two major aspects of the new corporate environment in Colombia, including: (i) a major incidence of Shareholders Agreements as the main mechanism for regulating the relations among shareholders of a Sociedad por Acciones Simplificada (a business form recently introduced under Colombian law), and (ii) the impact of conferring judicial powers to the Superintendence of Companies.

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