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A new edition was published, see:
Joint Ventures 4th ed isbn 9781847033321

Joint Ventures 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780421850507
ISBN: 0421850507
New Edition ISBN: 9781847033321
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421739800
Published: September 2005
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & CD-ROM
Price: Out of print

Joint ventures aim to build successful and profitable relationships and the skill of the practitioner is to protect the client’s interests in a way which is constructive to the establishment of a successful alliance.

The new 3rd edition of Joint Ventures will assist you to do this for your clients with confidence - giving you clear guidance on the issues you will encounter and enabling you to find constructive solutions.

Joint Ventures is a one-stop source of information and will help you plan, understand and implement joint ventures more successfully than ever before.

  • Provides practical guidance and analysis on all aspects of joint ventures and alliances
  • Takes a procedural approach, considering all the legal issues involved
  • Covers the practicalities involved in the drafting, negotiating and setting up joint ventures
  • Provides an overview of the law relating to joint ventures and includes comprehensive checklists and precedents for use in practice
  • Covers implemented legislative changes including the introduction of limited liability partnerships, the European Company and proposals for a UK Company Law Reform Bill
  • Includes free CD containing precedents and checklists

Commercial Law
Part A - Planning: 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 - Relationship Issues:
Capital and Funding.
Governance and Management.
Minority Investment and Protection.
Deadlock and Breakdown.
Duties between Joint Venture Parties.
Transfers of Shares.
Exit, Termination and Change.
Disputes: Mediation, Litigation and Arbitration.
Part C - Specialist Issues:
Tax Planning.
Competition and Regulatory.
Intellectual Property.
Part D - International Joint Ventures and selected Jurisdictions
(e.g. China, India, Poland and Russia).
Part E - Precedents.
Part F:
Joint Venture and Alliance Checklists.