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Joint Ventures & Shareholders' Agreements 5e (5th Revised edition)

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Author(s): Singleton, S.;
Classification(s): Company, commercial & competition law;
Readership / Audience Level: Professional & Vocational
ISBN-13: 9781784516925
ISBN-10: 1784516929
Publication Date: 30 Aug 2017
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Publication Country: United Kingdom
Binding / Product Type: Hardback
Items: Contains 1 Hardback and 1 Digital online
Pages: 776
Dimensions: W: 156 mm / H: 248 mm
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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. Now covers: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (including the official guidance on new register of Persons of Significant Control (PSC Register) Latest tax rates and changes (including corporation and capital gains tax 2017/18 and entrepreneurs' relief) EU merger law changes (including the mergers simplification package and UK merger law changes) Key content includes: Preliminary considerations A discussion of the nature of joint ventures and shareholders' agreements Financing the venture Tax and accounting considerations for UK corporate joint ventures Regulatory matters 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 Restrictive covenants Joint ventures and shareholders' agreements in practice Articles of association Transfers of assets EU and UK Competition law including Brexit issues

Part A Preliminary considerations 1 Introduction 2 Matching the aims and expectations of the parties 3 The contributions of the parties to the joint venture 4 Employment and pensions issues in UK based joint ventures 5 Share incentive schemes in UK joint venture companies 6 Financing a corporate joint venture in the UK 7 Tax considerations for UK joint ventures 8 Accounting considerations for UK corporate joint venturers 9 Application of EC competition law to joint ventures 10 UK competition law applying to joint ventures 11 Other regulatory matters in the UK 12 UK limited liability partnerships Part B Key issues in structuring and drafting UK corporate joint venture documentation and shareholders' agreements 13 Deadlock companies in English company law 14 Minority protection under English company law 15 Typical minority vetoes 16 Directors of UK companies 17 Termination and its consequences 18 Pre-termination put and call options 19 Pre-emption rights on share transfers 20 Purchase and redemption of shares by a UK company 21 Sale or initial public offering of the company 22 Share valuation provisions 23 Dispute resolution Part C Joint ventures and shareholders' agreements in practice 24 Establishing and documenting a UK corporate joint venture 25 Due diligence, warranties and indemnities 26 Considerations relating to joint ventures and shareholders' agreements involving UK tax resident individuals 27 Special considerations for private equity funds, venture capitalists and other equity providers 28 International joint ventures Part D Case studies and precedents


This is a really good is extremely interesting -- Timothy Sisley, Barrister 9 Stone Buildings, Lincoln's Inn * Corporate Briefing - April 2014 (Review of 4th edition) * This book is of great value for all those who seek quick, easy-to-use advice on joint ventures and shareholder's agreements -- German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce * German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce (Review of 4th Edition) *

Author Biography

Susan Singleton, Solicitor, runs Singletons (, one of the best known specialist commercial, competition and IT/IP solicitors firms in the UK. With clients ranging from major PLCs and institutions to small start-up businesses, Susan is heavily involved with both the corporate and IP/competition law aspects of joint ventures in the UK and abroad.

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Designed specifically to be a working guide, Joint Ventures and Shareholder's Agreements is highly practical providing a complete, one-stop guide to all the issues related to joint ventures and shareholders' agreements.