Commercial Law Series: Navigating Shareholder Disputes (On Demand)

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Understanding litigation risk when dealing with shareholder disputes is essential. Getting it right at the negotiation stage can save your client time, money and other adverse fallout. This On Demand recording of the first webinar in this successful series covers the statutory remedies available to shareholders and developments in recent case law.

Learning Outcomes   

  • Gain practical insight into dealing with some issues which arise in the pre-litigation context.
  • Gain an overview of derivative actions and actions by 'prejudiced shareholders'.
  • Learn how to deal with 50/50 shareholder deadlocks.
  • Develop an awareness of the overlap with other areas of law such as relationship property and employment

Who should view?                                                        

Intermediate to senior commercial lawyers and in-house counsel. Accountants, especially those who provide services for smaller companies, may also benefit from this webinar.

Feedback from the live event

"This was a useful commercial topic. The presenter's observations were common sense and practical - much appreciated".

"I found the webinar extremely useful and practical. The presenter was very prepared and her notes were extremely helpful. I appreciated that all of the various options were discussed as were the consdierations that the Court will take into account in each of them."

"I thought the speaker presented well and made it interesting."



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Rebecca Edwards

Barrister, Bankside Chambers

Rebecca practices in the civil commercial litigation field with a particular focus on contract and commercial disputes. She has acted in cases involving shareholder disputes, conversion and security interests under the Personal Property and Securities Act 1999, disputes between owners and operators in hotel complexes, breach of complex multi-party contracts and regulatory enforcement action.

Rebecca regularly appears before the New Zealand Courts and is experienced in negotiation and mediation. She is a permanent member of the Cook Islands bar, appearing in the High Court and Court of Appeal on numerous occasions in that jurisdiction, and also in the Privy Council. She has been appointed amicus curiae by the Court of Appeal and High Court of New Zealand, and the Court of Appeal of Cook Islands, and has also acted as an adjudicator of disputes between member schools of the Auckland Secondary Schools Association.