Before You Tie the Knot: Commercial issues in joint venture law
Before You Tie the Knot: Commercial issues in joint venture law
Edited by Tony Damian and JW Carter
Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law
ISBN: 9780987519122

Before You Tie the Knot is a selection of chapters on contemporary issues in Australian joint venture law. The authors are practitioners and consultants from leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.

Each chapter of the book is written by a legal practitioner and provides a comprehensive analysis of a specialist area of law, that has the benefit of the authors' many years of commercial experience. Before You Tie the Knot contains approximately 500 pages of discussion on contemporary practice, case law and areas that may be subject to reform.


  1. Introduction
  2. The accidental joint venture
  3. The modern meaning of joint venture terms
  4. Governing the union - management, control and information in an incorporated joint venture
  5. Issues relating to financing joint ventures
  6. The employee question
  7. Intellectual property
  8. Competition law and joint ventures
  9. Tax considerations
  10. Special issues in resources joint ventures
  11. Private equity joint ventures
  12. Untying the knot: a modern take on oppression
  13. International joint ventures and dispute resolution
  14. English law joint ventures - some key considerations

This book contains a foreword by the Honourable Justice F Gleeson of the New South Wales Court of Appeal.

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