The impact of recent insolvency legislation and directors` obligations under the Insolvency and Corporate Governance Act will be examined. It examines the nature and impact of shareholder agreements in a wide range of contexts, including minority protection, joint ventures, real estate joint ventures, partnership companies and venture capital agreements, and brings together materials typically dispersed across a number of publications. Graham Muth has worked in the corporate law field for over 25 years and has extensive experience in managing all types of shareholder agreements, private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and IPOs. He joined Cobbetts` previous firm, Lee Crowder, in 1981, qualified as a solicitor in 1983, was appointed partner in 1987 and in 2006 became Birmingham Head of Office for the merged firm Cobbetts. . . .