Joint ventures and partnerships got off to a hot start this year with deal volumes surging to record levels.
The governance of joint ventures matters. Today, many companies hold interests in numerous joint ventures – businesses or assets that offer great promise and introduce significant risks due to their shared ownership and decision-making structure.
Companies today must keep up with new market forces including pressures to become more sustainable, supply chain issues, increased inflation, new regulatory requirements, and changes in consumer preferences.
The Standards are designed to be a baseline of sustainability-related corporate disclosures and provide investors and other stakeholders with a common framework to make more informed decisions about a company’s environmental and social performance.
Automakers are pouring billions into new electric vehicle factories, as well as using their deep pockets to secure critical minerals, develop new battery technologies, and build new charging infrastructure. As automakers step outside of their core manufacturing competencies, they are using joint ventures and partnerships at an unprecedented rate.
This snapshot of record-breaking JV and partnership activity in 2022 keeps you updated on recent trends and helps you plan for what’s to come in 2023.
Many JVs and partnerships are built on co-creating and jointly commercializing IP. Our analysis of IP provisions across 38 JVs and non-equity partnerships offers guidance for developing an IP governance approach.
With joint ventures and partnerships exploding in the last two years, many companies wonder what they can expect when it comes to timelines. We analyzed closing timelines to offer some fact-based guidance on this topic.
The advantages JVs offer can come with challenges that make joint venture agreements more difficult to negotiate.