Joint Ventures

JSA has substantial expertise in advising on a wide range of joint venture structures and strategic alliances. We have represented and assisted several Indian and International corporations in structuring and negotiating their joint venture agreements. Our team draws on its understanding of domestic and international laws and utilises its vast experience in cross-border transactions to provide advice on commercial, strategic, regulatory and tax issues involved through all stages of the joint venture transaction. Our team works to maximise the value added to our clients and minimise the incidence of regulatory pitfalls. The wide scope of work includes:
  • Advising on entry of foreign companies into India
  • Advising at all stages of the joint venture transaction, from planning to the incorporation of the joint venture company and addressing related legal compliance;
  • Creating strategically viable methods of investment best suited to the client’s needs;
  • Conducting due diligence and assisting in counterparty negotiations
  • Drafting definitive agreements including share purchase agreements and shareholder agreements
  • Advising on exits including by way of IPO, takeovers and third party sale; and
  • Advising on incidental matters relating to intellectual property rights, licensing, antitrust, tax and employment issues.