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This Joint Venture Agreement (“Agreement”) is made and entered in this [insert date] day of [insert month], 20[insert year], by and between ABC Corporation, Inc., a [insert State of incorporation] corporation with its principal place of business at [insert Address] (“ABC”) and XYZ Corporation, Inc., a [insert State of incorporation] corporation with its principal place of business at [insert Address] (“XYZ”) (collectively … Name: the name of the joint venture is often of significance and is also often available only subject to compliance with local business laws and regulations. << List will vary depending on level of autonomy proposed to be given to JV and level of decision-making already residing at co-venturer level: • approval of annual business plan and budget or any change to any approved annual business plan or budget • transactions outside the ordinary course of business [over a specified $ annual threshold] • change of name • change in scope of the business • … 20. ���6�P8���Į�;6�`p�y8Mnq� �cZG��Zø��=,�����t�>�)���Ľ�]�H��m�_��5˺�L�+vJ���� ��4q�X�^�O�|'Ѿy�҉��S�ȏ�0�;��B�t�3l�8����OX}��� F1C-��1M�����.hΏ����. Directly in proportion to equity participation or in some other ratio? Joint ventures can be risky, but if you use the right processes and carry out due diligence checks, you can increase your chances of success. /Subject() /Keywords() ��j۴�E�����i�0��pRk>y��b*S �������2��'I��4M���i���o� ��HgT��Sf;��m�bxR Premises: from where will the business operate and will the premises be leased or purchased? 19 11 << Type of Joint Venture: is this to be a partnership or a limited liability company? The Joint Venture is usually undertaken through the medium of a joint venture contracts or through a limited liability company. Your first-ever BUSINESS e-COACH: Developing an International Joint Venture. Funding: how is the joint venture to be funded? Joint Venture Agreement Checklist (Partnership Agreement Checklist) Joint Venture Agreement is essential for MULTI-PARTY business success. Is there to be a minimum annual distribution of profits? To check if your business is ready for a joint venture… >> Though there is no legal definition, a Joint Venture is essentially a relationship between two or more parties sharing risks and rewards in a particular business enterprise. 0000000803 00000 n To obtain the International Joint Venture model in several languages, click here. 4 0 obj checklist provides a basis on which to consider the issues surrounding the formation of the JV and the ongoing le gal rights and obligations between the parties. 3. The checklist that follows covers 20 of the more usual matters that parties wishing to venture together in a business enterprise must consider, negotiate and agree. 11. /Type/XObject A Checklist highlighting issues to consider when drafting an LLC agreement for a joint venture formed as an LLC. 959 0 obj <>stream ބ,�6+#"^�� �D9��"�z��!��QNyCT��)/����5ǹ;>;P��1� ��x����y8��|��u=�v"�� �:���у*�;o_ e�"�#*r%:�h���� Your Joint Venture Agreement should address the issues that you consider important for your particular Project. How is the value of a Party’s share in the joint venture to be ascertained; by agreement of the Parties, or by the auditors, and is a precise formula to be used? Is the joint venture to be for a limited or open-ended period? The joint venture is usually undertaken through the medium of a joint venture contracts or through a limited liability company. /Kids[16 0 R 18 0 R 44 0 R 57 0 R 59 0 R 61 0 R 63 0 R 65 0 R] Feasibility Studies and Business Plans: are these to be prepared, and if so by whom? 0000000516 00000 n Auditors: who are to be the auditors?