Beneficial Ownership Registers:

The STEP Handbook for Advisers

Consulting editor(s): Paolo Panico

Beneficial ownership registers were introduced in the European Union (EU) under the 4th and 5th Anti Money Laundering Directive, with the ultimate goal of promoting increased transparency in the financial markets. This book, prepared in association with STEP and the first to comprehensively approach this topic, provides an in-depth analysis of the beneficial ownership registers legislation in a number of EU jurisdictions as well as the UK and US. 

Publication date: Jun 2021
ISBN: 9781787424142
Length: 225 pages
Price: £145.00

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Building Enduring Client Loyalty: A Guide for Lawyers and Their Firms


Author(s): Susan Saltonstall Duncan

This Special Report addresses the key components of building superior client relationships that result in greater loyalty and long-term success. Featuring case studies and insights from leading companies and business professionals responsible for law firm selection and oversight, it covers legal operations, innovation and client development, and includes a wealth of practical suggestions.

Publication date: Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781787424708
Length: 120 pages
Price: £75.00

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Building your Professional Profile: How to Enhance your Career and Win Business


Author(s): Rebecca Harding

With so much information available about professionals online, it is essential to actively manage your own profile and not leave it to chance. This Special Report will show you how to build a stronger public, professional profile in order to attract opportunities, enhance career progression and win new business. At the end of the report, you will have put together your own practical, personal profile plan and will be able put it into action.  

Publication date: Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781787423541
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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Data Protection and the New UK GDPR Landscape


Author(s): Frank Suttie

Data Protection and the New UK GDPR Landscape takes the reader through the key principles of data protection law and explores the scope of UK legislation and how to assure compliance with the law. Also featured are important recent developments including the Morrisons data breach case and the ECJ judgment on data transfers under the US/UK Privacy Shield.

Publication date: Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781787423701
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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Enforcement of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards:

A Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Julien Fouret

The growth in cross-border investments in an increasingly globalised economy means that there are more international disputes between foreign investors and states than ever before. Spearheaded by leading arbitration practitioner, Julien Fouret, this second edition brings together 70 experts to provide substantive analysis of recurring issues at the award enforcement stage plus practical perspectives on enforcing awards based on investment treaties.

Publication date: Jan 2021
ISBN: 9781787423497
Length: 700 pages
Price: £225.00

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Future-proof your Legal Career

10 Core Areas of Professional Development

Author(s): Clare Jones, Sarah Goulbourne, Steve Couch

Through exploring ten core areas of professional development for lawyers, discover in this book how to unleash yourself from your barriers and future-proof your legal career today. Content covers everything from self-discovery, through to thought-leadership and pitching as well as the skills and behaviours that underpin success. It will help senior level lawyers looking to build a lasting reputation, successful practice and sustainable, balanced career and provide clarity about your value and a deeper understanding of how to develop client relationships, as well as uncovering challenges to your progress and identifying priority next steps to make everything you do more effective.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424265
Length: 180 pages
Price: £65.00

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Hydrogen Projects: Legal and Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities


Author(s): Dalia Majumder-Russell

Hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe is often cited as the key to unlock the decarbonisation of sectors such as transport, heating and industrial processes, while also transforming the role that renewable energy plays in the electricity mix. This Special Report considers the key legal and regulatory challenges and opportunities in developing, financing and operating hydrogen projects. Written for a legal and non-legal audience, it will appeal to those looking for a deeper understanding of the opportunities in the hydrogen sector and ways in which some of these may be realised.

Publication date: Apr 2021
ISBN: 9781787424425
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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International Advertising Law:

A Practical Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Paul Jordan and Andrew Butcher, Bristows LLP

Updated for 2020, International Advertising Law addresses the relevant law and regulations, as well as setting out practical considerations. The book covers key areas of advertising law such as local complaints procedures and enforcement, comparative advertising, influencer campaigns, sales promotions, ambush marketing, product placement, direct marketing and online behavioural advertising, and includes chapters from leading experts in 30 jurisdictions. 

Publication date: Apr 2021
ISBN: 9781787423909
Length: 520 pages
Price: £145.00

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International Arbitration of Renewable Energy Disputes


Author(s): Emma Johnson, Lucy McKenzie, Matthew Saunders

The increase in renewable energy capacity globally and the complex and relatively untested nature of renewables projects and the contracts underlying them give rise to a wide range of potential disputes. Written for both a legal and non-legal audience, in light of the increased prevelance of these disputes, this Special Report considers the scope for disputes in the renewables sector, how they can be avoided, and how arbitration can best be deployed to prevent delay and help push energy transition forward.

Publication date: May 2021
ISBN: 9781787424661
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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International E-Discovery:

A Global Handbook of Law and Technology, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Mark Surguy, Weightmans

International E-Discovery provides an analysis from across the globe of the different approaches to and cutting-edge techniques in the use of digital evidence in legal and regulatory contexts. This new second edition brings the reader fully up to date with what works and what has failed and where future investment is likely to be needed, as well as containing expanded geographic coverage with more professional tips on getting ahead with best practice on a country by country basis.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424500
Length: 240 pages
Price: £155.00

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Joint Operating Agreements:

A Comparison Between the IOC and NOC Perspectives, Second Edition

Author(s): Eduardo G Pereira, Anna Ovcharova, Reg Fowler

This major work analyses the critical concerns and challenges that IOCs and NOCs face in this new type of consortium, and will ultimately suggest alternative solutions to find common ground between these parties. The new, second edition, which is written by three relevant experts in the industry, updates the previous content and addresses new hot issues like compliance, conflict of interests, corporate and social responsibility and price volatility.

Publication date: Jan 2022
ISBN: 9781787424388
Length: 300 pages
Price: £150.00

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Life Cycle of a Family Business


Consulting editor(s): Barbara R Hauser and Alon Kaplan

This Special Report is a one-stop collection bringing together a distinguished team of international contributors, each an expert in their respective field with a global reputation, to cover the entire life cycle of a family business. It provides guidance on many of the key issues encountered including governance issues, protecting the family business assets, fostering entrepreneurship and succession planning. 

Publication date: Dec 2020
ISBN: 9781787424067
Length: 152 pages
Price: £95.00

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Next Stage Legal Project Management:

Future-proof your Matter Management

Consulting editor(s): Ignaz Fuesgen

Corporate legal teams and law firms have made significant investments in their legal project management programmes over the past few years. It is time to take stock and, more importantly, envision future interventions. Written by practitioners for practitioners, this title will benefit General Counsel, legal COOs, managing partners, practice leaders and other executives running legal services delivery teams who have initiated legal project management programmes and seek new ideas and inspiration for more value creation. Practical and illustrative examples, case studies and many shared experiences direct the reader towards the next level of proficiency in legal project management – future-proofing your matter management.

Publication date: Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781787424180
Length: 235 pages
Price: £65.00

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Outsourcing of Core Legal Service Functions: How to Capitalise on Opportunities for Law Firms


Consulting editor(s): Norman K Clark

Law firms of all sizes are discovering opportunities from outsourcing some of their core operating functions that have traditionally been performed in-house. This Special Report outlines a highly firm-specific approach to identify and prioritise the components of a business case for outsourcing, as well as in-depth examinations of three representative types of outsourced services that are available to law firms. It provides a step-by-step guide to a well-informed outsourcing decision as well as a roadmap for implementing it in a way that produces the best return on the law firm’s investment of management attention and resources.

Publication date: Jan 2021
ISBN: 9781787424104
Length: 90 pages
Price: £95.00

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Outsourcing:

A Practical Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Kit Burden - DLA Piper

This book is the fully updated second edition of the key text on outsourcing written by the market-leading global technology and sourcing team at DLA Piper, one of the world's largest law firms. Writing from both a legal and commercial perspective, it considers the complete lifecycle of an outsourcing contract and the variety of legal and contractual issues that can arise in connection with such a project. It will provide you with an end-to-end guide to the outsourcing contracting process and the detailed terms to be considered and carefully negotiated.

Publication date: Jan 2021
ISBN: 9781787424302
Length: 350 pages
Price: £175.00

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Patent Enforcement in the UK and Trans-Pacific Countries


Consulting editor(s): Paul England, Taylor Wessing

Where there is close trade between countries regulated by a free trade agreement, there is also the need for rigorous intellectual property, in particular patent protection, especially in the pharmaceutical, biotech and telecoms sectors. This book will provide readers with a structured account of the relevant enforcement procedures and substantive patent law in each country, enabling a quick compare and contrast to be made between countries and the identification of relevant issues. In-depth country chapters featured include: US, Japan, South Korea, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand.

Publication date: Oct 2021
ISBN: 9781787424746
Length: 390 pages pages
Price: £165.00

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Patent Subject Matter Eligibility:

A Global Guide

Consulting editor(s): Paul W Browning, Christopher C Johns and Sara A Leiman

This title explores patent-eligible subject matter across major jurisdictions and technologies. With succinct discussions of case law, patent office practices, and practical prosecution strategies, this guide is intended to help patent practitioners determine where to consider filing applications, the risks and benefits of certain claim types and language, and how to increase the strength of their clients’ global patent portfolios.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424463
Length: 200 pages
Price: £135.00

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Strategies for Growth in Law Firms


Consulting editor(s): Gerard Tanja and Robert van Beemen - Venturis Consulting Group

As a result of Brexit, further globalisation and analysis of referral work, international law firms have made it a strategic priority to expand their capabilities and to enter new markets. This book, coordinated by Gerard Tanja and Robert van Beemen of Venturis Consulting Group, explores some of the crucial elements relating to international growth strategies in the legal sector: law firm mergers, market entries, the onboarding of teams, and the development of international referral strategies.

Publication date: Feb 2021
ISBN: 9781787423664
Length: 200 pages
Price: £125.00

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Successful Digital Transformation in Law firms:

A Question of Culture

Author(s): Isabel Parker

Written by one of the most respected leaders of law firm innovation, this book will help those contemplating or leading digital change in law firms to develop and execute a compelling digital transformation strategy. With a particular focus on the cultural and organisational challenges inherent in a law firm partnership, the book provides practical advice on how to effect meaningful and sustainable change.

 

Publication date: Apr 2021
ISBN: 9781787423824
Length: 200 pages
Price: £65.00

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The Agile Law Firm


Author(s): Chris Bull

This Special Report is the essential guide for every law firm leader who wants to move beyond the reactive to the strategic adoption of proven agile principles. Being able to adapt smartly to client needs, competitor threats and employee expectations are at the core of this report, which is built around a self-assessment tool and practical framework for implementing Agile. It also provides examples of Agile programme outlines for law firms large and small which can be adapted depending on individual needs. In short, this report includes everything law firm leaders need to get started on their own agile journey.

Publication date: May 2021
ISBN: 9781787424548
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

A Commentary, Second Edition

Author(s): Lukas Feiler, Nikolaus Forgó , Michaela Nebel

The GDPR, one of the toughest privacy and security laws in the world, imposes obligations onto organisations everywhere that collect or target data relating to people in the EU. This commentary provides a detailed examination of the individual articles of the GDPR and is an essential resource aimed at helping legal practitioners prepare for compliance. The second edition includes guidelines on the interpretation of the GDPR published by the European Data Protection Board as well as new case law by the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Publication date: Apr 2021
ISBN: 9781787424784
Length: 335 pages
Price: £95.00

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The General Counsel Handbook: How to Survive and Thrive in your Role as GC


Author(s): Ian White, Simon McCall

By guiding you through the first 100 days in a significant role, this Special Report seeks to address some of the challenges of the demanding role of General Counsel. It will show you how to navigate between acting as wise counsel to management while leading your team successfully. It is a must-read for any current or aspiring GC, in-house legal teams, HR directors, CEOs and private practice lawyers who wish to know what to expect from the in-house teams.

Publication date: Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781787424029
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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The People Who Run Law Firms: Lessons Learned from Law Firm Leaders


Consulting editor(s): Bill Knight

This Special Report contains candid interviews with managing and senior partners of law firms large and small, from Europe and the City to the high street and Africa. By lawyers, for lawyers, it tells personal stories about their pathways to the law and gives their views on clients, management, the role of lawyers in society and the issues of the day. It will provide lasting and critical insights into the profession at this time of change and disruption.

Publication date: May 2021
ISBN: 9781787424623
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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Trade Secret Protection:

A Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Trevor Cook - WilmerHale

Edited by leading IP practitioner Trevor Cook, this important title demystifies the law of trade secrets in over 30 jurisdictions, covering substantive and procedural aspects of both criminal and civil law and exploring the final remedies available under each. Designed to provide clear, comprehensive and practical guidance, this is a powerful tool for anyone requiring a broader and fuller understanding of trade secret protection globally.

Publication date: Dec 2021
ISBN: 9781787424586
Length: 525 pages
Price: £155.00

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