Global Investment Funds

A Practical Guide to Structuring, Raising and Managing Funds, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Tom Alabaster

Private investment funds are investing more capital than ever and the funds themselves are larger than ever. The industry’s success comes against a backdrop of evolving market trends, increasing regulatory and tax compliance and the rise of ESG. In relation to structuring, fund-raising, making deals, managing exits, maintaining investor relations and dealing with the press, investors and their advisers are faced with unprecedented challenges and opportunities.

This publication provides a wide-ranging and practical guide to the legal, regulatory, tax and commercial elements of establishing and operating private investment funds. Practitioners and other industry participants are likely to gain significant benefit from applying its contents within their own environment.

Publication date: Apr 2024
ISBN: 9781837230129
Length: 304 pages
Price: £195.00

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Talent in the Legal Profession

How to Attract, Retain and Engage Top Talent

Author(s): Anne Harnetty, Jean-Baptiste Lebelle, Catherine McGregor, Patrick J McKenna, Victoria Cromwell, Charlotte Smith, Caroline Vanovermeire, Kathryn Rousin, Alice Boullier de Branche, Lara Selem, Rebecca Holdredge, Molly Peckman, Heather Suttie, Tara Waters, Robert Dudley, Chrissie Wolfe, Tea Hoffman, Jay Connolly, Becky Jo Morgan

It makes good business, financial, and reputational sense to keep your best performing staff, but with the most extraordinary recruitment market in 40 years, now more than ever human capital needs nurturing if you believe that people are your greatest asset. The pandemic changed the way we work forever, and we need to reflect on what we learned during that time. What are the true causes of attrition? How do we understand what it is staff need in order to retain them in the business?

Talent in the Legal Profession: How to Attract, Retain and Engage Top Talent aims to answer these and many more questions. Looking at the perspectives of changing attitudes to the profession, an increasingly dynamic and diverse workforce, the impact of technology, and alternative forms of compensation, and how to future-proof the talent that already exists in your organization, the book is essential reading for anyone managing a legal team.

 

Publication date: Apr 2024
ISBN: 9781837230006
Length: 203 pages
Price: £149.00

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Upstream Oil and Gas in Africa


Consulting editor(s): Eduardo G Pereira and Damilola S Olawuyi

This edition discusses the opportunities and challenges found in topical issues and covers a country-by-country analysis of African oil and gas, detailing the oil and gas frameworks and key issues in countries such as the Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Libya, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania and Tunisia. Topics addressed include the petroleum laws, the types of legal arrangement in place, the fiscal terms, the acquisition of acreage, governing law, dispute resolution mechanisms and governmental control. Featuring contributions from various leading experts in the industry, this book will be of benefit to all industry participants and advisers pursuing oil and gas opportunities across the continent.

Publication date: May 2024
ISBN: 9781787428669
Length: 540 pages
Price: £295.00

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Crypto Assets in Trusts and Foundations


Consulting editor(s): Niklas Schmidt and Ross Belhomme

In such a rapidly evolving arena Crypto Assets in Trusts and Foundations provides a detailed roadmap to navigating the use of this new asset class in trusts and foundations, as well as offering guidance and insight relating to compliance with the respective legal rules. User-friendly and comprehensive, it will make essential reading for trustees, board members of foundations, wealth managers, lawyers, tax professionals, family offices, high-net-worth individuals and, indeed, anyone keen to embrace the emerging landscape of crypto assets.

Publication date: Jun 2024
ISBN: 9781787429888
Length: 366 pages
Price: £195.00

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Funding International Arbitration


Consulting editor(s): Sherina Petit and Nosherwan Vakil

Funding International Arbitration, edited by leading experts Sherina Petit and Nosherwan Vakil, is your essential guide to navigating funding in international arbitration. This new Special Report provides a practical and accessible guide to funding international arbitration and is geared towards both individuals who wish to further their understanding of the area and those approaching funding issues for the first time.

Publication date: Jun 2024
ISBN: 9781837230211
Length: 130 pages
Price: £125.00

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The Global ESG Handbook

A Guide for Practitioners

Consulting editor(s): Paul Davies, Latham & Watkins

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are increasingly considered as core business priorities for companies, boards and investors, with ESG representing an area of significant opportunity for many. Navigating the broad range of topics that fall under ESG, including regulatory developments, political impacts and stakeholder sentiment, requires multidisciplinary and global expertise from experienced practitioners.

Featuring cross-jurisdictional insight, this important title covers a range of ESG topics in depth, containing contributions from leading legal professionals, industry experts and consultants. The book firstly discusses ‘what is ESG?’ before covering areas including supply chain topics, financial regulatory impacts, ESG disclosure obligations, M&A and private equity, among many other important subjects.

Publication date: Jun 2024
ISBN: 9781787429765
Length: 200 pages
Price: £125.00

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Liquefied Natural Gas

The Law and Business of LNG, Fourth Edition

Consulting editor(s): Paul Griffin, White & Case; University of Dundee and David Baker, White & Case

This fully revised new edition of the best-selling title features contributions from leading energy companies, institutions and academic bodies, as well as consultancies and law firms, and each of the writers is a specialist in their field.

Whether you are a lawyer in private practice or from a national or international oil company, utility business, ship broking or ship building firm, bank or energy advisory practice, this commercially focused title will provide you with a unique, practical guide to today’s international LNG business, while offering thoughtful insights on what the future may bring.

Publication date: Aug 2024
ISBN: 9781837230037
Length: 459 pages
Price: £250.00

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Trust Laws in the Czech Republic and Hungary


Consulting editor(s): Paolo Panico, James Turnbull and István Sándor

Trust Laws in the Czech Republic and Hungary explores the issues and challenges encountered when introducing common law trust concepts into civil law legal systems and provides the only systematic review of Czech and Hungarian trust laws in English. It also reviews the legal and practical aspects of trusts in these two – quite different – jurisdictions, and the book is divided into two parts which deal separately with Czech and Hungarian solutions.

Publication date: Aug 2024
ISBN: 9781837230068
Length: 220 pages
Price: £150.00

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Private Equity

A Transactional Analysis, Fifth Edition

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

This practical fifth edition introduces the world of private equity not just from a UK perspective, but also that of key European jurisdiction and the US. It 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, and public-to-privates.

Publication date: Aug 2024
ISBN: 9781787429734
Length: 245 pages
Price: £225.00

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Clean Transport: The Legal Framework for Achieving Net Zero


Consulting editor(s): Will Smith, Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Our comprehensive Special Report, Clean Transport, delves into the transport sector’s significant contribution to CO2 emissions and explores how governments worldwide are striving to drive change in this critical area. With a particular focus on modal shift, electric vehicles, sustainable aviation, green shipping and connected autonomous vehicles, this Special Report provides a timely in-depth analysis of the initiatives being undertaken to reduce CO2 emissions and promote sustainable transportation.

Publication date: Aug 2024
ISBN: 9781837230150
Length: 90 pages
Price: £95.00

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Innovation in Law Firms:

Implementing Successful Projects

Author(s): Stuart Whittle, Catriona Wolfenden

This book focuses on implementing innovation and the innovation process in a law firm, from pilot to adoption and everything in between (whether that be within the law firm itself or undertaken by the law firm’s clients). Divided into four parts to reflect the innovation lifecycle of examine, explore, develop and reflect, this book is a practical guide for those starting or doing innovation in law firms. Whether at the start or part way through an innovation journey, this book allows readers to dip in and out providing guidance on specific issues as they arise as part of the innovation lifecycle.

Publication date: Aug 2024
ISBN: 9781787429550
Length: 200 pages
Price: £95.00

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