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Hewitt on Joint Ventures 7th ed

Edited by: Ian Hewitt

ISBN13: 9780414074088
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414034068
To be Published: February 2020
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & CD-ROM
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Hewitt on Joint Venturesexamines 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.

Features

  • Provides in-depth examination of all aspects of joint ventures and a range of collaborative relationships
  • Covers the practicalities involved in the drafting, negotiating and setting up of joint ventures
  • Guides you through the planning stages of a joint venture or alliance Identifies and examines the principal issues raised by an array of transactions, including: 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
  • Sets out the relevant legal background
  • Suggests ways of dealing with issues that may arise
  • Includes a range of precedents and checklists, which also feature on a CD-Rom for ease of use
  • Recognises the international nature of many JV agreements by covering joint venture law and practice in Europe, Eastern Europe, the Far East, North America and South America, coverage which includes chapters on BRICS countries
  • Guides the reader through complex and specialist areas of a JV, with chapter by chapter coverage of Tax planning; Competition and regulatory controls; IP and technology; Employment; Accounting

Subjects:
Commercial Law
Contents:
PART A: PLANNING A JOINT VENTURE;
1. Why Go Into a Joint Venture?;
2. Planning a Joint Venture Transaction;
3. Choosing the Legal Form;
4. Contractual Alliances;
5. Equity Joint Ventures;
6. Importance of Ancillary Contracts;

PART B: SPECIFIC ISSUES AFFECTING THE JOINT VENTURE RELATIONSHIP;
7. Capital and Funding;
8. Governance and Management;
9. Minority Investment and Protection;
10. Deadlock and Breakdown;
11. Duties between Joint Venture Parties;
12. Transfers of Shares;
13. Exit, Termination and Change;
14. Disputes: Mediation, Litigation and Arbitration;

PART C SPECIALIST ISSUES AFFECTING JOINT VENTURES;
15. Tax;
16. Competition and Regulatory Controls;
17. Intellectual Property and Technology;
18. Employment;
19. Accounting;

PART D INTERNATIONAL JOINT VENTURES;
20. International Joint Ventures;
21. Selected Jurisdictions;

PART E PRECEDENTS;

PART F JOINT VENTURE AND ALLIANCE CHECKLISTS