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Joint Venture and Shareholders’ Agreement


This training covers key aspects of joint venture and shareholders’ agreements. Participants will gain a better understanding of all the key elements of these agreements and the key issues in documenting joint ventures and shareholder relationships, from formation, to board matters and day-to-day management, and resolving disputes or ending the relationship.


  • Understanding different joint venture models, and the purpose of the agreement
  • The best intentions: Entering into the relationship, and setting out objectives
  • The ground rules: Provisions in relation to management
  • Key provisions in relation to the Board and Shareholders
  • A comprehensive analysis of reserved matters
  • No messy breakups: Resolving disputes and deadlocks
  • Why things go wrong: Common mistakes to avoid

Lawyers, in-house legal counsel, executives of corporations, and business owners.