Arbitration in the International Energy Industry

Consulting editor(s): Ronnie King, Ashurst LLP

This title provides a practical, user-friendly overview of the essentials of international arbitration in the energy industry.  Leading practitioners from international law firms and global companies consider, among other things, the effective drafting of arbitration clauses, how to keep international arbitration affordable, gas price arbitrations, EPC and construction arbitrations, investment treaty disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty, third party funding in international arbitration and enforcement of arbitral awards. Edited by Ronnie King, Tokyo Managing Partner and international arbitration expert at international law firm Ashurst LLP, this title will be of practical value for all lawyers advising in the energy industry, and for others who have an interest in the important issues discussed.

Publication date: Mar 2019
ISBN: 9781787422247
Length: 287 pages
Price: £140.00

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Family Offices

The STEP Handbook for Advisers, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Barbara R Hauser

Prepared in association with STEP, the world’s leading organisation for private wealth professionals, this new edition of Family Offices features updated chapters from key players in the field including Sandaire, Pitcairn and Farrer & Co.

This practical guide steers readers through the family office model, from its inception to the final stage in its “life cycle”,

Publication date: May 2019
ISBN: 9781787422810
Length: 457 pages
Price: £175.00

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Global Merger Control Handbook

Consulting editor(s): DLA Piper

With an increasing number of cross-border strategic corporate reorganisations in today’s fast changing global environment, understanding of and compliance with the latest regulations and requirements is of vital importance. To help you navigate through the various specific merger control regulations, this comprehensive three-volume major work offers a thorough and very detailed overview of relevant local rules, methodology, process and timing requirements across over 55 jurisdictions, on a country by country basis.  

Publication date: Mar 2019
ISBN: 9781787422162
Length: 1440 (with slipcase, three volumes) pages
Price: £495.00

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International Arbitration

A Practical Guide, Second Edition

Author(s): Stuart Dutson, Andy Moody, Neil Newing

This new edition provides a practical guide to international arbitration. Written by leading experts Stuart Dutson from Simmons & Simmons, Andy Moody from Baker McKenzie and Neil Newing from Signature Litigation, this title explains the stages of the arbitration process in a straightforward manner and from a practitioner's perspective. The authors provide guidance on drafting the arbitration agreement, commencing arbitration, selecting the arbitral tribunal, drafting pleadings and evidence, managing oral hearings, liaising with the tribunal throughout the arbitral process and enforcing the final award.

Publication date: Jan 2019
ISBN: 9781787421608
Length: 298 pages
Price: £125.00

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Mining and Minerals

A Practical Guide to the Life Cycle of a Mining Project

Consulting editor(s): Darrell W Podowski and Jennifer Poirier, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

This practical title outlines in a single volume the essential principles involved in the life of a mining project, from preliminary agreements, to the sale and purchase of minerals, and the decommissioning of mining assets. It is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of key commercial and legal principles and documentation involved in finding and developing a mining project. co-edited by Canadian law firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell’s Darrell Podowski, a highly-ranked expert in mining law, and Jennifer Poirier, organiser of Canadian-based mining association, the Young Mining Professionals, this practical title features contributions from leading practitioners around the world.

 

Publication date: Dec 2018
ISBN: 9781787421288
Length: 259 pages
Price: £140.00

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Oil and Gas

A Practical Handbook, Third Edition

Consulting editor(s): Renad Younes, Ashurst LLP

This new edition of our best-selling title outlines in a single volume the essential principles involved in documenting oil and gas transactions, from the upstream exploration phase to transportation by pipeline and liquefied natural gas to sales and marketing. It is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of the commercial and legal principles involved. Edited by Renad Younes, Partner at international law firm Ashurst, the fully updated third edition features contributions from leading practitioners including experts at Dentons, King & Spalding and Ashurst. 

 

Publication date: Dec 2018
ISBN: 9781787421523
Length: 402 pages
Price: £160.00

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Restructuring and Workouts

Strategies for Maximising Value, Third Edition

Consulting editor(s): Graham Lane, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

 

This third edition of 'Restructuring and Workouts: Strategies for Maximising Value' provides an essential resource, providing legal and practical guidance for restructuring professionals. Fully updated since the last edition in 2013, it includes several entirely new chapters, with in-depth coverage and analysis including overviews of the current market, a focus on topical sectors including retail and offshore, analysis of legal regimes in France, the US and Spain, examination of key themes including distressed M&A and an exclusive retrospective from the architects of the Lehman Brothers restructuring.

Publication date: Feb 2019
ISBN: 9781787421882
Length: 255 pages
Price: £140.00

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Sustainable Profitability in a Disrupted Legal Market

Author(s): Norman Clark, Lisa Walker Johnson

This special report presents practical strategies for law firms to protect and sustain their financial performance and profitability as changing client expectations, advanced technology, and global competitive forces are fundamentally changing the legal services industry. The authors demonstrate how the traditional factors influencing profitability remain valid, but must be adapted to new financial realities. The report focuses not only on what sustainable profitability means, but also how to achieve it in any law firm.

Publication date: Feb 2019
ISBN: 9781787422667
Length: 103 pages
Price: £65.00

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The AIPN Joint Operating Agreement

A Practical Guide

Author(s): Reg Fowler, Peter Roberts, Eduardo G Pereira

This book offers a pragmatic, detailed clause-by-clause review of the most recent (2012) version of the conventional petroleum AIPN JOA.   Each clause is analysed in depth by reference to: (1) a statement of what the clause says; (2) a summary of the intended meaning of the clause; and (3) observations on how the clause tends to be modified in practice and might be improved.    The book also analyses the major appendices of the AIPN JOA, including the accounting procedure and the lifting procedures. The book will be invaluable to legal representatives, financiers, commercial managers, operational personnel and government parties who are dealing with the AIPN JOA, whether for the first time or from a position of relative familiarity.  

Publication date: Feb 2019
ISBN: 9781787422001
Length: 586 pages
Price: £195.00

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The Lawyer as Leader: How to Own your Career and Lead in Law Firms

Author(s): Antonin Besse

This special report is a practical, experience-based guide to personal development at every stage of a lawyer’s career. The author draws on over 30 years as an international commercial lawyer and senior partner in a Magic Circle firm to offer a roadmap for moving from a “What’s expected of me?” mindset to self-leadership and leadership of others. The report’s main theme is that retaking autonomy and control can transform engagement and fulfillment in a legal career.

Publication date: Apr 2019
ISBN: 9781787422322
Length: 119 pages
Price: £45.00

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To Innovate or Not to Innovate: A Blueprint for the Law Firm of the Future

Author(s): Darryl Cooke

This book will show you how to reinvent yourself to create a culture that encourages and spawns innovation at every level, both on the micro and macro levels. It leads you through the creation of the infrastructure that is necessary to encourage creativity and that is unique to law firms.

Publication date: May 2019
ISBN: 9781787422483
Length: 183 pages
Price: £65.00

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Turnaround Management

Unlocking and Preserving Value in Distressed Businesses

Author(s): Alan Tilley

This practical book draws upon the author’s 25 years’ experience in turnaround management and guides the reader through the key issues including staunching cash burn, creating cash generation, identifying viable business elements, eliminating loss-making sectors and excess cost, and identifying a revised strategy, a credible business plan and the management team to implement them.

Publication date: Feb 2019
ISBN: 9781787421684
Length: 221 pages
Price: £95.00

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