Business Thinking in Practice for In-House Counsel

Taking Your Seat at the Table

Author(s): Catherine McGregor

Business Thinking in Practice for In-house Counsel: Taking Your Seat at the Table takes a practical look at key concepts from influential business theory and illustrates how these are applicable to managing or working in an in-house legal department.

Topics covered include purpose, culture, talent and innovation, all of which intersect to provide the structure and framework for legal teams to create a competitive edge. Each chapter features an interview and case study with a general counsel and/or legal team to demonstrate how business concepts can be used in-house most effectively.

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787423268
Length: 200 pages
Price: £45.00

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Carve-out M&A Transactions

A Practical Guide

Consulting editor(s): Robbie McLaren, Latham & Watkins

This practical guide, edited by Robbie McLaren at Latham & Watkins, features contributions by specialists on subjects linked to the structuring and execution of carve-out transactions and provides an invaluable insight into the legal, regulatory and practical elements in play. Topics include documentary provisions, IP transfers, transitional services, employment risks, antitrust concerns and financing acquisitions.

 

Publication date: Sep 2019
ISBN: 9781787422407
Length: 200 pages
Price: £130.00

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Gas and LNG Price Arbitrations

A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): James Freeman and Mark Levy

This practical new edition contains contributions from leading international arbitration practitioners and arbitrators in the field, in-house counsel and industry experts and covers the various stages of a gas pricing dispute, from drafting the clause to triggering a review, all the way through the various stages of the arbitral process. It also builds on the first edition by containing insights into more substantive topics such as hub indexation, the impact on pricing of non-price terms like destination flexibility, and the differences between gas and LNG price reviews.

 

Publication date: Nov 2019
ISBN: 9781787421929
Length: 240 pages
Price: £175.00

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Intellectual Property in Electronics and Software:

A Global Guide to Rights and Their Applications, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Nicholas Fox

Intellectual Property in Electronics and Software provides practical guidance and addresses key IP law issues in major jurisdictions worldwide which impact on software and electronics companies. This new edition covers the latest case law on open source software and standard essential patents and features new chapters on the possible impact of the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent. Geographical coverage has also been expanded to include details of the procedures and protection available in Italy. Written by a team of leading specialists in IP law, this is an invaluable guide to navigating the complex and overlapping rights which protect innovation in this field.

Publication date: Nov 2019
ISBN: 9781787422049
Length: 400 pages
Price: £140.00

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Joint Operating Agreements:

A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Peter Roberts, Reg Fowler

This fourth edition of the leading work on joint operating agreements (JOAs) provides a practical examination of the provisions of a typical JOA, with a particular focus on the critical issues of scope, the operator’s role, joint and exclusive operations, default, transfers and decommissioning. There is also practical analysis of the key issues which apply to the operation of any JOA and the positions which are taken in the leading industry model form contracts. The perspectives of the operator and non-operator are addressed, along with consideration of the domestic and international standards applicable to petroleum projects.

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787422629
Length: 373 pages
Price: £155.00

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Negotiating Technology Contracts

Author(s): Kit Burden, Duncan Pithouse and Mark O'Conor

This practical, how-to book seeks to explain the perspectives of both sides of the negotiating table on a clause-by-clause basis, clearly setting out the key points they will want to protect – and why – while also offering suggestions as to what they may be willing to concede or compromise upon. It is written with the benefit of DLA Piper’s unparalleled view of the global market for technology sourcing and outsourcing projects, and from acting both for customers and service providers in this space.

Publication date: Nov 2019
ISBN: 9781787423220
Length: 185 pages
Price: £165.00

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Pitching for Lawyers: Using Marketing Communications Techniques to Improve your Win Ratio

Author(s): Rebecca Harding

This unmissable report will give you a practical approach and a clear process to improve your pitching and responses to tenders. It covers areas such as common mistakes, in depth analysis of your audience, messaging and tone, persuading, what researching really means when pitching, visual differentiation, and cross border pitching. It also includes feedback and case studies from in house lawyers and partners, who have seen or made the worst of pitches, and the most outstanding. 

Publication date: Sep 2019
ISBN: 9781787422742
Length: 70 pages
Price: £75.00

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Private Equity

A Transactional Analysis, Fourth Edition

Consulting editor(s): Chris Hale, Travers Smith LLP

This practical fourth edition introduces the world of private equity, explains its rise and recent dynamics, and explores the key ingredients of private equity transactions and the technical issues associated with them.  Featuring fully updated chapters by leading private equity practitioners, the book includes high-level analysis of private equity fund structures, equity and debt finance, acquisition documentation, due diligence, tax structuring, pensions issues and public-to-privates.

 

Publication date: Jan 2020
ISBN: 9781787421844
Length: 420 pages
Price: £150.00

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Private Trust Companies

A Handbook for Advisers

Consulting editor(s): Todd Mayo

This handbook is a comprehensive resource for lawyers, accountants, family office executives and any others who advise ultra-wealthy families on private trust companies. Featuring chapters written by leading practitioners, it fully explores the legal, regulatory and practical dimensions of forming and operating a private trust company.

Publication date: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787423145
Length: 280 pages
Price: £140.00

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The Encyclopaedia of Upstream Oil and Gas

Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Eduardo G Pereira

This updated edition provides the unique combination of an encyclopaedia with commentary for the entire chain of petroleum activities.Fully updated, this new edition provides additional sections on (i) international laws and treaties with direct impact on the upstream sector, (2) anti-corruption laws and practices, (3) corporate and social responsibility, (4) oil and gas service contracts, (5) confidentiality agreement, among others.

Publication date: Dec 2019
ISBN: 9781787423107
Length: 360 pages
Price: £230.00

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Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions

Fifth edition

Consulting editor(s): Alon Kaplan; Advisory Editor: Barbara R Hauser

The fifth edition of 'Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions' has been fully updated and features a number of new chapters on topics including trust and real estate trust in Israel, what it means to be a fiduciary family office, the role of the trust protector, Islamic (Waqf) trusts, and trusts in relation to divorce. In addition, new for this edition are chapters on Germany and Bermuda. Produced in association with STEP, this new fifth edition provides a solid grounding in the use of trusts in a wide range of important jurisdictions and contexts. It also examines related topics such as trust taxation, anti-money laundering laws, the OECD initiative, CRS, exchange of information, transparency of registers and the notion that countries are entitled to collect taxes beyond their borders, among others.

Publication date: Dec 2019
ISBN: 9781787422988
Length: 700 pages
Price: £275.00

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