About Joint Ventures and Shareholders' Agreements
Baffled by joint venture and shareholder agreements?
Guidance on the new PSC Register is just one of the things that small businesses need to understand.
Helping you to identify the central issues involved in joint venture transactions, take effective instructions and draft good documentation using precedents, case studies and checklists.
Brexit 2020 and its impact on competition law, UK and EU
Changes to tax aspects arising from the latest Finance Acts
New case law such as -
Guest Services Worldwide Ltd v. Shelmerdine  EWCA Civ 85 (CA) (non-competition clauses in shareholders' agreements) and
Global Corporate Limited v. Hale  EWCA Civ 2618 (CA) (when payments to a director/shareholder were dividends)
Key content includes:
A discussion of the nature of joint ventures and shareholders' agreements
Financing the venture
Tax and accounting considerations for UK corporate joint ventures
Employment and pension issues
Key issues in structuring and drafting UK corporate joint venture documentation and shareholders' agreements
Deadlock and minority protection
Voting rights and board representation
Joint ventures and shareholders' agreements in practice
Articles of association
Transfers of assets
EU and UK Competition law including Brexit issues