Joint ventures are an increasingly common part of commercial arrangements. But the legal landscape has not kept up with commercial arrangements. There is a lack of fit between the applicable law and the exigencies of present day joint ventures and the resulting uncertainty is not good for the participants. This report recommends removing the uncertainty by specifying a clear result if a joint venture does two things: declare it is not a partnership; and use […]
|AREA OF LAW||Corporate and Commercial|
|TAGS||venture, arrangement, partnership, partner, business, commercial, joint|
July 1, 2012
This paper is a survey of issues related to couples living together outside of marriage. It addresses the attitudes of non-maritally cohabitants toward relevant legal issues, the reasons that the couples chose to nonmaritally cohabitate, and the reasons that they chose to continue living that way. The survey also addresses the socio-economic characteristics of non-married and married cohabitants, as well as the characteristics of their family life.
|AREA OF LAW||Family Law Marriage & Divorce|
|TAGS||living, de facto, common law spouse, adult, arrangement, cohabitation, marriage|
November 3, 1984