Contractual joint ventures

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A ‘merger’ may fall within the EU merger rules and require notification to the European Commission if at least two parties to the transaction generate fairly substantial...

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BREXIT: The law and practice referred to in this Practice Note may be impacted by Brexit. For further information on the potential impact, see: The effect of Brexit on UK...

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A key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies should act independently on markets. In principle, rivalry and competition can be expected...

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This Practice Note is important first stage reading for analysing vertical restraints, that is, restrictions in vertical agreements caught by Article 101(1) TFEU (see The...

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Intellectual property (IP) agreements relating to, for example, licensing of technology and for the joint development of new technology, may have a restrictive effect on...

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Joint ventures will typically be the means by which companies enter into a new market and develop new products. The concept covers many different types of situations,...

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Advantages of a contractual joint venture The three main advantages of a contractual joint venture are: • independence—as a contractual joint venture does not involve any...

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With thanks to other contributors from Shearman & Sterling LLP offices in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, Rome and Tokyo, and for...

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Drafting a contractual joint venture agreement This Practice Note sets out various key commercial matters and options to be considered when drafting or...

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Click here to download the latest Joint Ventures 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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Scope of restraint of trade clauses When one participant leaves a joint venture but the joint venture business continues, the remaining participants may be keen to...

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Brexit impact The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details of its impact, see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on corporate joint...

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This Practice Note considers the UK tax aspects of the establishment, operation and termination of contractual joint ventures, and also considers how the joint venture...

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This Practice Note considers the key implications on the application of EU competition law in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Effect on EU competition law under a no-deal...

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On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom held an advisory referendum on its membership of the EU, with a small majority of those voting (and allowed to vote) being in favour...

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In the EU, unilateral or ‘dominant’ firm conduct is governed by Article 102 TFEU. In particular, Article 102 TFEU prohibits undertakings that (individually or...

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