Shareholders often have access to trade secrets, standard work instructions, customer and source lists, research and development, financial details, and other sensitive or confidential information. A SHA may contain confidentiality and non-competition clauses that require shareholders to respect secrecy and prevent them from working for, with or on behalf of competitors or other parties that may harm the interests of the company. In addition, this language may also include a no-pocher clause that prevents or prevents a shareholder from doing business with a company or a person who was or is a customer of the company. Cash call clauses allow shareholders to continue to invest funds in the company and reward shareholders who invest in the company when it is needed. A shareholder agreement (SHA) is a contract between the shareholders of a company and often the company itself….