Hewitt: Joint Ventures examines transactions where two or more existing companies agree to establish and participate in a common enterprise or business-related activity. It identifies the principal issues raised by a range of transactions, sets out the relevant background law and suggests ways of dealing with issues that arise. Checklists and precedent material are provided to aid the practitioner.
Part A: Planning a joint venture; Why Go Into a Joint Venture?; Planning a Joint Venture Transaction; Choosing the Legal Form; Contractual Alliances: an Overview; Equity Joint Ventures: the Framework; Importance of Ancillary Contracts; Part B: Specific Issues Affecting the Joint Venture Relationship; Capital and Funding; Governance and Management; Minority Investment and Protection; Deadlock and Breakdown; Duties between Joint Venture Parties; Transfers of Shares; EXt, Termination and Change; Disputes: Mediation, Litigation and Arbitration; Part C Specialist issues affecting joint ventures; Tax Planning; Competition and Regulatory; Intellectual Property; Employment; Accounting; PART D International Joint Ventures and Selected Jurisdictions; Part E Precedents; Part F Joint venture and alliance checklists