Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances includes coverage of structuring and analyzing strategic alliance deals and addresses many topics including business valuation, intellectual property aspects, contractual considerations, distribution and manufacturing considerations, the impact of antitrust and competition laws, the regulation of the sale of goods, inbound technology transfers and investment law, investment considerations, law of business organizations, acquisition issues, formation of the joint venture, managing and operating the joint venture, termination of the joint venture. merger agreements and alternative dispute resolution.

THOMSON REUTERS

Business Transactions Solution on Thomson Reuters Westlaw contains a transaction-based practice system for the life cycle of a business entity. Each transaction structures itself around a module design, including transaction summary, memorandum analysis, master forms needed to execute the transaction, commentary analyzing every clause or provision of the form, drafting and review checklists, and specialty forms. The unlimited-use subscription provides regular updates, including new master forms, commentary, checklists, and specialty forms.

Corporate Counsel’s Guide to Strategic Alliances provides information on structuring and analyzing strategic alliance deals and covers many topics including business valuation, intellectual property aspects, contractual considerations, distribution and manufacturing considerations, the impact of antitrust and competition laws, the regulation of the sale of goods, inbound technology transfers and investment law, investment considerations, law of business organizations, acquisition issues, formation of the joint venture, managing and operating the joint venture, termination of the joint venture. merger agreements and alternative dispute resolution.  This title also contains practice-tested forms such as due diligence checklists and questionnaires and nondisclosure agreements. Other basic forms are included relate to collaboration, negotiation topics and strategies, domestic and foreign laws and regulations, and more.

Legal Compliance Checkups: Business Clients.  The questionnaire format of this multivolume work shows how to elicit answers, make a diagnosis, and recommend an efficient, safe course of action for your business clients. Each chapter provides business guidance in specific business activities, including forming contracts; buying and selling a business; franchising; operating in the global marketplace; counseling on insurance, pension, securities, and product liability issues; borrowing money; contracting with the government; and resolving patent, copyright, and trademark-related problems and issues. Topics include business organization, estate planning, labor relations, real estate, securities, patents, computer software, advertising warranties, environmental law, and transportation and distribution.  Features include showing how to assess the “legal health” of your clients and suggestions on how to apply the right remedies to legal pitfalls in your clients’ activities.

Structuring and Negotiating Joint Ventures

Formation of the Joint Venture

Managing and Operating the Joint Venture

Termination of the Joint Venture

Strategic Alliances

Corporate Partnering

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES (POWERED BY SUSTAINABLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT)  The Sustainable Entrepreneurship Project engages in and promotes research, education and training activities relating to entrepreneurial ventures launched with the aspiration to create sustainable enterprises that achieve significant growth in scale and value creation through the development and commercialization of innovative products or services which form the basis for a successful international business.  The Project is also involved in collecting, analyzing and disseminating information about regional and national efforts around the world to support and expand sustainable entrepreneurship.  The Project has launched of its own portfolio of timely and practical information in the form of comprehensive libraries for sustainable entrepreneurs.  Libraries that are particularly relevant to Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances include the following:

WEBINARS AND OTHER CONTINUING EDUCATION EVENTS

West Legal Ed Center Click for list of all programs presented by the Institute on West Legal Ed Center.  Programs relating to joint ventures and strategic alliances include several videos prepared for the Beyond the Bar training initiative and the following webinars (available on demand):

Business Counselor Institute on West Legal Ed Center

  • Joint Ventures (05.2015)

Beyond the Bar Training Programs

  • Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures

ARTICLES

Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances Articles from Business Counselor Institute