Howard Legal Group will assist you in creating companies, winding up companies and maintaining corporate compliance with ASIC during the lifetime of your companies.
Key services we provide are:
Registering companies including foreign companies;
Maintaining company registers and minute books;
Drafting company documents such as minutes of meetings or company resolutions, Constitutions and Share Certificates;
Deregistering companies; and
Ensuring companies are complying with ASIC and regulatory requirements such as lodging annual financial statements and updating company details.
FORMATION OF JOINT VENTURES
We provide a full service relating to the creation of Joint Venture Agreements (JVAs) including structuring and negotiating JVAs and other necessary documents such as:
Shareholder Agreements for Incorporated Joint Ventures (i.e. joint venturers creating a joint venture company in which they hold an interest as shareholders);
Lifting and Balancing Agreements;
Gas Sales Agreements;
Farmin Agreements; and
MAINTAINING A JOINT VENTURE
Once a joint venture has been created, we can assist in the following matters:
Assist in creating and maintaining strong working relationships with joint venturers;
Ensuring the project runs smoothly;
Participating in joint venture meetings on behalf of our clients;
Ensuring correct information flow; and
Assisting with management/operatorship of the joint venture.
DISPUTES IN A JOINT VENTURE
In the event of a dispute in the joint venture, we will:
Assist in avoiding costly disputes by participating in early negotiations; and/or
Assist parties resolve disputes through mediation.
EXITING OR SELLING AN INTEREST IN A JOINT VENTURE
If you wish to exit or sell an interest in a joint venture, we will assist with this process by preparing:
The interest for sale;
Share Sale Agreements;
Sales & Purchase Agreements; and/or