Book Description: International lawyers dealing with joint ventures face complex legal issues on a daily basis. Practical guidance is a must. In this significantly enhanced second edition of a popular text, an American attorney with over 25 years' experience in a European capital provides the clear, straightforward direction practitioners need to assure smooth deals. Unique features of this work include: + a jurisdictional questionnaire with 77 questions for consultation when counselling an international joint venture. + guidance and practical solutions to the recurring problems joint ventures present between partners, and + over 100 sample clauses presented in understandable, yet technically precise language. This second edition offers, for the first time: + a considerably expanded treatment of all aspects of international joint ventures, including a detailed analysis of 50 critical legal issues which should be considered for incorporation in a joint venture agreement, + an extensive treatment of European Competition Law and International Joint Ventures, and + an unmatched, first-time glossary of international joint venture terms and definitions comprising over 200 items. These features save time, money, and other resources by giving practitioners a starting point in drafting international joint venture documents and by minimising the likelihood that a key issue with potentially significant ramifications will be overlooked. The ultimate no-nonsense handbook, the second edition of A Guide to International Joint Ventures with Sample Forms is a key weapon in the arsenal of the international dealmaker.