For the rest, some sort of shareholders` agreement is certainly a good idea, especially in small private companies, which only hold a small number of shareholders or when a company started with an owner and is now looking for other investors. The success of a private company usually depends on the people who have control of the company. Unforeseen events sometimes occur, which can lead to changes in stock ownership, which can have a negative impact on the success of a business. A shareholders` agreement with restrictions to whom and how shares can be transferred could be the preferred way to plan for the future of the company while protecting shareholders. Not all shareholder agreements should cover all the topics described here, and these issues are not the only ones that can be addressed in a shareholders` agreement. However, in the absence of a shareholders` agreement, the shareholders of a company are not taxed or little or not taxed on the shareholders of a company. That is why a shareholders` agreement is indispensable – it is the simplest and often the only way to impose control and security in an otherwise uncertain corporate world. In many situations, a company, once it has submitted its articles, is by default fully managed by the directors elected by the shareholders and by the senior managers appointed by the director(s) and who are therefore supervised by them. . . .