Although each partnership agreement differs according to business objectives, the document should detail certain conditions, including ownership, profit and loss sharing, duration of partnership, decision-making and dispute resolution, partner identity and resignation or death of a partner. The Mongols adopted and developed the concepts of responsibility for investment and lending in Mongolian Ortoq partnerships to promote trade and investment to facilitate the commercial integration of the Mongol Empire. The contractual characteristics of a Mongolian Ortoq partnership were similar to those of the Qirad and Commenda agreements, but Mongolian investors used metal coins, paper money, gold and silver bacon and tradable goods for partnership investments and financed mainly lending and trading activities.  In addition, Mongolian elites have entered into commercial partnerships with traders in Central Asia and Europe, including Marco Polo`s family.  Partnership agreements are written documents that explicitly detail the relationship between counterparties and their individual obligations and their contributions to the partnership. Since partnership agreements should cover all possible business situations that may arise during the partnership`s existence, documents are often complex; Legal advisors when developing and verifying the final contract are generally recommended. When a partnership does not have a partnership agreement when it is dissolved, the guidelines of the Uniform Partnership Act and various government laws determine the distribution of the partnership`s assets and liabilities. Business owners should be assured of writing and signing their partnership agreement at the beginning of the business. It is not a good idea to wait for an argument or other problem to come up to reach an agreement; At this point, it will be too late. A partnership in Hong Kong is a business entity created by the Hong Kong Trade Agreement, which defines a partnership as “the relationship between people who have a joint venture for profit” and is not a limited company or a registered company.
 When the business entity registers with the Registrar of Companies, it takes the form of a single limited partnership defined in the Limited Partnerships Ordinance.   However, if this entity does not register with the Registrar of Companies, it becomes a general partnership as a late payment.  Partnership legislation in Canada is the responsibility of the provinces.