Joint Ventures Law
Joint Ventures Law - US
- ABA - Business Law Section - Joint Ventures
The Joint Ventures Task Force has developed for publication a Model Joint Venture Agreement with Commentary and Ancillary Documents, similar in concept to other Model Agreements prepared and published by the Committee. The Model Joint Venture Agreement, now available for purchase (see below), is based on a fact pattern that involves a joint venture between two U.S. companies.
- ABA - International M&A and Joint Venture Committee
On behalf of our leadership team, welcome to the Committee homepage of the International M&A and Joint Venture Committee. We hope that you will find the content of this page useful. It includes past editions of our newsletter, program materials from past Committee programs, Year-in-Review articles and references to websites which we consider useful for our daily work in the field of international M&A and joint ventures.
- FTC - Joint Venture Project
In order to compete in modern markets, competitors sometimes need to collaborate. Competitive forces are driving firms toward complex collaborations to achieve goals such as expanding into foreign markets, funding expensive innovation efforts, and lowering production and other costs.
- Joint European Ventures (JEV) Program
The Joint European Ventures (JEV) programme is part of the European Commission's Growth & Employment Initiative. Its aim is the provision of financial contributions for the establishment of transnational joint ventures by innovative SMEs within the EU. This will be distributed indirectly through banks and other financial institutions in Member States under the overall management of the Commission services.
- Joint Ventures - Overview
A joint venture is a legal organization that takes the form of a short term partnership in which the persons jointly undertake a transaction for mutual profit. Generally each person contributes assets and share risks. Like a partnership, joint ventures can involve any type of business transaction and the "persons" involved can be individuals, groups of individuals, companies, or corporations.
- Joint Ventures and Partnering - Business Link
A joint venture is when two or more businesses pool their resources and expertise to achieve a particular goal. The risks and rewards of the enterprise are also shared. Reasons you might want to form a joint venture include business expansion, development of new products or moving into new markets, particularly overseas.
- USDOJ Antitrust Division - Joint Venture Guidelines
The mission of the Antitrust Division is to promote competition in the U.S. economy through enforcement of, improvements to, and education about antitrust laws and principles.
Publications Related to Joint Ventures Law
- China Joint Ventures as Strategic Investment
As the United States shows signs of emerging from recession, there has been some discussion on the best way to enter the China market but perhaps under reduced financial constraints. A joint venture partner is often considered because it is less expensive than building from scratch.
- Joint Ventures - Reference for Business
Joint ventures are domestic or international enterprises involving two or more companies joining temporarily to undertake a particular project. They have grown in popularity in recent years—joint ventures between U.S. and foreign firms, for example, have increased at an average of 27 percent since 1985. Certainly, not all of them will be successful; estimates of the failure rate of joint ventures reaches as high as 70 percent. Nonetheless, companies persist in initiating them for a variety of reasons. Read more: Joint Ventures - benefits http://www.referenceforbusiness.com/encyclopedia/Int-Jun/Joint-Ventures.html#ixzz13mfOSfHs
- Pyramidal Blind Spots Perils of International Joint Ventures
Foreign companies often enter joint venture partnerships unaware of the dominating corporate governance practices in developing countries, according to Susan Perkins (Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management). In a recent working paper, Perkins and coauthors Randall Morck (Professor of Finance at the University of Alberta) and Bernard Yeung (Professor and Dean of the National University of Singapore) outline the potential costs of not recognizing and accounting for these dynamics in the design of a joint venture.
- Why Joint Ventures? - Business Guide
As there are good business and accounting reasons to create a joint venture (JV) with a company that has complementary capabilities and resources, such as distribution channels, technology, or finance, joint ventures are becoming an increasingly common way for companies to form strategic alliances.
- World News Report - United States Joint Ventures News
United States Joint Ventures News provides articles and news for global professionals in joint ventures.
Articles on HG.org Related to Joint Ventures Law
- Singapore Business Law - Letters of Intent and What They AchieveBusiness owners generally assume that a Letter of Intent made precursory to a contract would be legally binding and entitle you to legal remedies if the other party reneges on the deal. This article explains why this is often not the case. Hey What Happened? Didn’t We Sign the Memorandum of Understanding?
- Venture Capital Law in SwitzerlandA Q&A guide to venture capital law in Switzerland which gives a high level overview of the venture capital market; tax incentives; fund structures; fund formation and regulation; investor protection; founder and employee incentivisation and exits. This article was first published in the PLC Multi-jurisdictional guide to Venture Capital Law 2012 and is reproduced with the permission of the publisher, Practical Law Company.
- Foundation of JV in Russian JurisdictionDeciding on a joint venture’s location (joint venture vehicle) is one of the most important steps in the planning and structuring of a joint venture. Such a decision generally depends on different factors, including but not limited to preferable tax regime, flexible corporate legislation, commercial benefits, cost of incorporation and management, nationality specifics, accounting requirements and many others.
- Clinical Integration and the Rochester Network Advisory OpinionThe Rochester Network Advisory Opinion is one of the few sources that we have to get a glimpse of what is required for a health care organization to "clinically integrate." Clinical integration is one method to reduce risk under the antitrust laws. Some of the details of the advisory opinion are discussed and analyzed by provider integration attorney John Fisher.
- New Liaison Office Regulation of TurkeyA new regulation published on 03 July 2012 dated, 28342 numbered Official Gazette amending the Regulation for Implementation of Foreign Direct Investment Law. By thus, liaison offices are subject to new regulations both in in permission and operation proceedings. According to the article 6 of the new Regulation, Ministry of Economy is authorized to give permissions as the governmental body.
- Best Practice for Joint Development Agreements - TaiwanCompanies that wish to produce new technologies often choose to jointly develop it with others. That option is popular, as it allows two companies to share their respective strengths, resources and expertise. It is also risky, because each party relies on the other and may be required to share sensitive trade-secrets and other intellectual property rights. However, handled properly, the risks can be minimized and a mutually beneficial relationship can flourish.
- New Turkish Commercial CodeThe new Turkish Commercial Code will become effective as of July 1, 2012 pursuant to the Law numbered 6103 on the Validity and Application of the Turkish Commercial Code 1 July 2012 and Law. Whereas some of the provisions therein will be effective on different dates. The new Turkish Commercial Code numbered 6102 (the “New TCC”) was promulgated in the Official Gazette on February 14, 2011.
- Joint Ventures in GhanaThis article explains the statutory requirements for a joint venture in Ghana involving a foreign partner. Under the laws of Ghana, a foreign investor or company may collaborate with a Ghanaian businessman or company through a joint venture agreement.
- The Major Causes of Partnership DisputesA large number of professional corporations are founded on business partnerships between one or two partners. The partners work together to get the operations going, build a client base and start making a profit by providing services or products. There is a shared and heightened level of excitement and trust between the new partners, especially in the early stages of the corporation.
- Due Diligence in M&A Transactions1. Introduction - The 'Due Diligence' in English means ensuring the due good faith. Due Diligence is a comprehensive study of the operating, financial and legal activities of a company and the totality of relations within the company and its interaction with the environment where it operates. Such study can form an objective view on the company.
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