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Namita Shetty is a Principal Associate in the Dispute Resolution Team at the Mumbai Office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. She has wide-ranging experience in corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration. Her field of practice covers a wide range of disputes including those relating to joint ventures, shareholder agreements, private equity transactions, media rights contracts, general commercial contracts, construction projects, and securities and other regulatory litigation. She can be reached at

Shareholders Rights

In a corporate democracy, the rule of majority prevails, period! Hence, in most jurisdictions, shareholders’ resolutions may be passed by a simple majority, or, where the decision may be critical to the operations or the future of a company, by a super/ special majority of at least, three-fourths. In this way, the decision of the majority binds all members/ shareholders.

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