• What is a Shareholder Agreement?

    5 monthes ago - By Business

    When you run a business with multiple shareholders, like a C-corp or S-corp , there are bound to be differences among company owners. It's only natural that you'll disagree on certain points, some more critical than others. But with a shareholders' agreement, you can each compromise and confront impending concerns.
    "Every shareholder has their own vision for what the company should be," said Nate Masterson, marketing manager for Maple Holistics. "While more often than not there's a lot of crossovers, on occasion, there will be points of disagreements that are untenable. Having a...
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  • ZTE protests US penalty, says it is seeking solution

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    BEIJING - ZTE Corp., one of China's biggest tech companies, warned Friday a ban on access to U.S. technology threatens its survival and said the company is looking for a legal solution.
    State-owned ZTE "may enter a state of shock," which will hurt its employees and U.S. suppliers, its chairman said, according to Chinese news reports. A separate company statement said the ban "threatens ZTE's existence."
    The ban was imposed Monday in a case involving exports of telecoms equipment to Iran and North Korea. U.S. companies are barred from selling technology to ZTE for seven years.
    The penalty...
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  • Tech companies help pull US stocks lower in early trade

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

    The major U.S. stock indexes fell in early trading Friday, adding to the market's modest losses a day earlier. Technology stocks accounted for a big slice of the slide. Energy companies also fell along with the price of crude oil. Banks rose as bond yields headed higher.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index fell 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,687 as of 10 a.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 35 points, or 0.1 percent, to 24,629. The Nasdaq composite lost 41 points, or 0.6 percent, to 7,196. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 3 points, or 0.2 percent...
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  • U.S. companies upbeat about business in Germany: survey

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    BERLIN - Some 82 percent of U.S. companies operating in Germany expect revenues to increase this year, a survey showed on Friday, despite a brewing trade conflict over the U.S. decision to impose tariffs steel and aluminum imports.
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