2020 Joint Venture Advisory Group Events Schedule


Our in-person events are by invitation only. To learn more about membership, please contact us.

 

JAN
23 
2020

Getting a Grip on JV Secondees – Benchmarking Data and Best Practices

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Join us for a webinar on January 23rd to discuss secondees, their importance, common issues we observe in their management, and Water Street Partners’ latest benchmarking data on common gaps and how to fix them.


MAR
19 
2020

Reserved Seating – Shareholder Rights to Appoint JV Management

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When drafting joint venture legal agreements, the parties must decide whether any co-venturer will have the direct or indirect right to fill key Management Team positions – and if so, for how long. Such decisions carry profound implications on the success of the venture, as well as a partner’s visibility into and control over the business. To understand more about how management team appointments work in JVs, Water Street recently analyzed the terms in 120 JV legal agreements and other documents to see what they had to say.  We will be discussing our finding s during this webinar.  


APR

2020

Joint Ventures and Partnerships in an Economic Downturn: What History Teaches Us

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As coronavirus leaves economies, stock markets, and companies staring into the face of a severe economic downturn, joint ventures are likely to serve as a valuable but under-appreciated lever in the ultimate corporate response, shaping winners and losers. Join us for a webinar in which our experts will reflect on previous economic downturns – e.g., commodity price drop in 2014-2016, financial crisis in 2008-2009, dot.com bubble burst and 9/11 terror attacks in 2001-2003, and others – and discuss patterns and lessons that will help to inform what the next 3-18 months might look like for companies with regard to defensive actions and opportunities with existing and new joint ventures and partnership.


APR 
24
2020

Dealmaking in a Downturn - Pitfalls and Best Practices

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As corporations respond to the global economic downturn, joint ventures can be a secret weapon to shed costs and position for new growth opportunities, while skirting the risks of acquisitions. But striking effective partnerships will require avoiding common pitfalls, and deftly navigating deal terms like exclusivity, governance, and exit. Join us for a webinar on April 24th in which our experts will discuss why joint ventures can be a valuable lever for corporate dealmakers in a capital-constrained environment, and share insights and benchmarking data for crafting key deal terms.

MAY

2020

Calgary Web-fast

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MAY
14 
2020

Downstream Oil & Gas and Chemicals JVs and Partnerships: Facts, Trends, and Issues

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As IOCs, NOCs, and Chemicals companies chart a path through COVID-19 and beyond, joint ventures and partnerships will remain a critically important tool for navigating through the storm. Done well, they can be a powerful way to shed costs and avoid the perils of acquisitions, the path to accessing new growth markets and shifting into higher-margin specialty products, and the key to unlocking the winning solution in the circular economy game. Join us for a webinar on May 14th as our experts share insights on the current shape and performance of the industry’s joint ventures and partnerships, and discuss the key trends likely to reshape the industry’s partnership portfolio in the years to come.


JUN 

2020

JV Exit - Getting Out Safely

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Joint venture exit is often the last term agreed when negotiating new JVs. But it’s a critical term to get right, given the limited lifespan of JVs and the amount of value that can be tied up in a partnership. Join us on June 4th for a virtual discussion about JV exit, featuring data from our benchmarking of JV legal agreements and practical guidance for executives managing termination choices and issues with existing ventures.


JUN

2020

Joint Venture CEO Roundtable 

Virtual content and networking session for JV executives, with topics to include leadership transitions and innovation in joint ventures. Please email us for more information or to register.


JUN
11 
2020

Clean Energy Roundtable

Virtual content and networking session for companies using JVs and partnerships to invest in renewable energy. Topics to include:

  • Latest JV and partnership trends and data in renewable energy, including implications for partnerships in an economic downturn
  • Practical guidance for addressing common JV deal challenges and opportunities – e.g., collaborating with non-like partners, designing joint operating models, protecting and managing intellectual property
  • How renewable energy and other natural resource companies organize to pursue JV dealmaking and govern a growing portfolio of partnerships

Please email us for more information or to register.


JULY

2020

JV Portfolio and Individual Venture Governance Reviews

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OCT
29 
2020

Agree to Disagree – Capital Investment Contractual Workarounds in JVs

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OCT
8
2020

Oil and Gas Roundtable

London / Sunbury

Details to come.


NOV
19 
2020

 Petro-Chemicals Roundtable

Paris

Details to come.


DEC

2020

Metals and Mining Roundtable

London

Details to come.