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 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.