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Partnerships, Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

Freeman Freeman & Smiley's Business Transactions and Tax Practice has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting partnerships, multi-party joint ventures and strategic alliance transactions, including transactions involving technology development and exploitation.  Such transactions often involve the following aspects:

  • Formation and tax planning
  • Exclusivity of rights by industry, geography or time
  • Triggers of consequences based upon performance criteria
  • Transfers or licensing of key intellectual property
  • Determination and documentation of management and governance rights of the parties
  • Documentation of strategic goals and milestones
  • Economic arrangements, such as profit and loss allocation and distribution priorities during the operational period or upon sale of all or a portiion of the business
  • Planning for possible termination of the relationship, including rights to tangible and intangible assets and buy-sell arrangements
  • Non-competition agreements