Abstract

This Article describes the evolution of strategic alliances and their dependence on trust between the allies. It then discusses the general theory of gap fillers and fiduciary duties and the inevitability of major gaps in strategic alliance contracts. Finally, it combines these elements to derive conclusions about the proper role of gap fillers and fiduciary duties in strategic alliances.

Keywords

Strategic business alliances

Publication Date

2001

Document Type

Article

Place of Original Publication

The Business Lawyer

Publication Information

57 The Business Lawyer 55 (2001)

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