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Davey Addresses Developments in Transactions Involving Controlling Shareholders

January 29, 2019

Potter Anderson partner Brad Davey participated in a panel on January 29 titled “Controlling Shareholders: The Latest Developments.” The panelists shared insights on the standards of review that apply to different types of transactions involving controlling shareholders, key considerations in structuring a controlling shareholder transaction, and how to reduce the risks of controlling shareholder status.

The program addressed: 

  • What does recent case law say about when a minority shareholder will be regarded as a controlling shareholder?
  • What can a large shareholder do to avoid controlling shareholder status?
  • What are the key considerations in structuring a deal with a controlling shareholder?
  • How do courts look at transactions involving differential consideration?
  • Do different standards apply to privately held corporations?

For more information about the webinar, visit