Joint ventures are among the most complex relationships a business can establish. Like any marriage, a joint venture should be entered into with a keen eye on the details, which can help to avoid disputes, increase the likelihood of cost savings and enhance performance. Barnes & Thornburg’s seasoned attorneys help companies achieve the benefits of a proposed joint venture, while minimizing the pitfalls that sometimes accompany joint ventures.
Joint venture relationships frequently involve complex tax and antitrust issues. Our attorneys protect clients’ interest by analyzing and structuring joint ventures with regard to revenue sharing, control, intellectual property ownership, corporate governance and tax liability issues. We also advise clients on dispute resolution, deadlock, and break up and exit. We help you balance your interests with measures designed to foster the success of the venture as a whole.