Accounting Procedures in Joint Operating Agreements:
Author(s): Eduardo G Pereira, Carlos Eduardo Vieira da Silva and Eduardo Seixas
This new publication analyses and explores in detail what accounting procedures should apply, what the main issues are for an operator and a non-operator; and how the standard model forms address those issues. Several sets of JOA model forms (from AIPN, OGUK, Greenland and Norway, for example) are explored. Through the book, international oil companies, independents, national oil companies, legal advisers and consultants can learn how to perfect their accounting procedures and understand the risks and issues that they might face in the future.
Publication date: Jun 2016
Length: 310 pages
Anticorruption Laws and Regulations
Consulting editor(s): Roberto Hernández-García
This unique volume is a must-have tool for all in-house and international lawyers, legal counsel and consultants involved with local and cross-border corruption matters. Throughout the text, a range of local and international experts provide in-depth analysis of corruption issues and examine:
i) the current legal regime in their countries;
ii) the preventative measures that must be taken by companies operating in different jurisdictions;
iii) how to face investigations, prosecutions and trials; and
iv) the impact of cross-border regulations.
Publication date: Aug 2018
Length: 433 pages
Consulting editor(s): Stephen Revell, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, on behalf of the International Bar Association
In an increasingly competitive landscape and with challenges from disrupters, the Big 4 and technology, business development has a pivotal role in a law firms’ strategic success and their ability to stand out from the crowd.
The second edition of Business Development: A Practical Handbook for Lawyers, edited by Stephen Revell from Freshfields, revisits the theory, tools and skills needed to implement effective business development in law firms today. Content covers the practical elements – such as what the perfect pitch looks like – as well as the strategic elements, including the variety of structures and approaches to business development at law firms of all sizes.
Publication date: Apr 2020
Length: 339 pages
Consulting editor(s): Edmund Parker & Marcin Perzanowski, Mayer Brown International LLP
This accessible title explains each type of transaction, together with the documentation involved. In particular, the book analyses and guides the reader through the full suite of over-the-counter, exchange-traded and structured commodity derivative documentation, and provides a detailed guide to International Swaps and Derivatives Association and other leading documentation platforms.
Publication date: Aug 2010
Length: 584 pages
Author(s): Edmund Parker
With the launch of the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions, which became market standard definitions for documenting credit derivatives transactions on October 6 2014, this new edition will provide a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the new 2014 Definitions. The book provides practical reading for lawyers, whether in private practice or in-house, and all credit derivatives market participants looking to gain a solid understanding of the new definitions.
Publication date: Jan 2017
Length: 560 pages
Consulting editor(s): Look Chan Ho, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (General editor)
Written by specialists from each jurisdiction, this new edition provides an in-depth, article-by-article analysis of the local enactment and application of the model law in each of the jurisdictions concerned, alongside consideration of the relationship between the model law and any existing cross-border insolvency jurisprudence. New to the fourth edition are chapters on Chile and the Philippines with an expanded South African chapter to include the OHADA countries.
Publication date: Sep 2017
Length: 950 (two volumes) pages
Doing Business in the BRICS:
Consulting editor(s): Ravi Nath, Rajinder Narain & Co
This book, featuring a Preface by Jim O'Neill of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, provides an overview of the BRICS nations. Each chapter is authored by experienced lawyers, who provide insights on demography, political and legal systems (including investment regulations, competition policies, IP laws, taxation and labour laws) in a clear and comprehensive manner. The book serves as a preliminary and practical guide for lawyers, investors, corporations and entrepreneurs regarding the mode and methods of doing business in these jurisdictions.
Publication date: Dec 2012
Length: 280 pages
Energy and Resources Financing:
Consulting editor(s): Huw Thomas and Antony Skinner, Ashurst LLP
Energy and Natural Resources Financing: A Practical Handbook covers financing across the energy and natural resources spectrum, from upstream oil and gas, pipelines and liquefied natural gas through to refineries, and from conventional power and renewable energy to nuclear power and mining. It discusses the most important financing techniques, including reserve-based lending, project finance and high-yield bonds. This title is a useful introduction to these sectors and a day-to-day reference point for those working on transactions.
Publication date: Dec 2015
Length: 291 pages
Global Financial Crisis:
Consulting editor(s): Eugenio A Bruno, Nicholson y Cano
This authoritative title provides legal practitioners, academics, financial agents, financial institution officers, investment analysts and managers, investors and officials of regulatory agencies with the information that they need to navigate their way through the challenges arising from one of the most significant financial crises in recent history.
Publication date: Sep 2009
Length: 509 pages
Global Investment Funds:
Consulting editor(s): Tom Alabaster, Latham & Watkins
Private investment funds are currently investing more capital than ever and the funds themselves are larger than ever. This practical guide features contributions by leading industry specialists on a wide range of issues arising at all stages of a private investment fund‘s life cycle. Practitioners and other industry participants are likely to gain significant benefit from applying its contents within their own environment.
Publication date: Jul 2016
Length: 246 pages
Good Governance in Law Firms:
Consulting editor(s): Norman K Clark on behalf of the International Bar Association
How can good governance help law firm owners to make better decisions? How can governance incorporate management information and concepts of risk management into the decision-making process? The fourth in this popular series on the business of law, published in association with the International Bar Association, the book concludes with an examination of emerging trends that will shape law firm governance in the future.
Publication date: Apr 2014
Length: 234 pages
Consulting editor(s): Florentino Carreno, Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira and Lynn McGrade and Alfred Page, Borden Ladner Gervais
This second edition, outlining key trends in the global hedge fund industry and published in conjunction with the International Bar Association (IBA), has been updated reflecting the complexity of the markets following the implementation of transparency and application of new technologies. It reviews latest structuring and governance models, as well as operational, litigation, enforcement and key regulatory initiatives in the European Union and United States. It also features an in-depth analysis of the law and regulation of hedge funds in a number of leading jurisdictions. Each country chapter follows a detailed template for ease of reference for the reader.
Publication date: Aug 2019
Length: 427 pages
Insurance and Reinsurance in the MENA Region:
Author(s): Michael Kortbawi, Rima Mrad, Irshied Tayeb, Nadim Bardawil and Mamoon Ashraf
This new book aims to provide foreign insurers and intermediaries looking to enter the market with practical, up-to-date guidance on setting up in the MENA region. The countries featured in the book are Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates.
Publication date: Aug 2013
Length: 262 pages
Investing in Distressed Debt in Europe:
Consulting editor(s): Ignacio Buil Aldana
This co-publication with TMA Europe provides an overview of the European distressed debt market, covering debt trading, non-performing loans, direct lending, restructuring and workouts. It analyses these topics and others from a pan-European point of view, and is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of the commercial and legal complexities involved in a highly fragmented market where different jurisdictions, legislative frameworks and market practices apply.
Publication date: Nov 2016
Length: 327 pages
Consulting editor(s): Rahail Ali, Hogan Lovells LLP
This second edition features fully updated, insightful chapters by leading practitioners in Islamic financing and analyses market trends, key developments and structures for sukuk, syndications, funds, takaful, project financing and Islamic liquidity management. New to the second edition are chapters on the regulation of Islamic finance and an overview of the sukuk market.
Publication date: Jan 2014
Length: 200 pages
Licences and Insolvency:
Consulting editor(s): Matthias Nordmann, Ulrich Reber and Marcel Willems, on behalf of the International Bar Association
This practical handbook, published in association with the International Bar Association, provides an overview of the most relevant legal issues in over 25 of the most important business nations around the globe. It provides guidance to licensors, licensees, insolvency practitioners and their attorneys to promote a better understanding of the insolvency mechanisms in these countries and the effect that such proceedings may have upon licence agreements with an insolvent entity.
Publication date: Oct 2014
Length: 328 pages
M&A in the Middle East:
Consulting editor(s): Michael Kortbawi - Bin Shabib & Associates (BSA) LLP
M&A in the Middle East is a practical guide that assists those involved in M&A deals in managing risk and expectations, while also ensuring that deals are closed as efficiently as possible. The book highlights the idiosyncrasies and trends that define and distinguish each jurisdiction, while providing up-to-date and practical advice for legal professionals advising on deals. In-house lawyers and potential investors will also benefit from this valuable guide.
Publication date: Dec 2013
Length: 182 pages
Managing Talent for Success:
Consulting editor(s): Rebecca Normand-Hochman on behalf of The International Bar Association
This practical handbook explores the various elements required to manage talent effectively. It illustrates how law firms can significantly increase the performance, engagement and retention of their lawyers by giving them the tools to develop and to support the development of others. It also describes the need to align HR and law firm strategy through talent management, and to adapt leadership and talent management best practices to law firm structures and challenges.
Publication date: Sep 2013
Length: 204 pages
Consulting editor(s): Ranajoy Basu, Reed Smith LLP
Edited by Ranajoy Basu, a senior structured finance and capital markets lawyer who also spearheads the global social impact finance group at Reed Smith, this unique publication provides practical, commercial and candid guidance from an array of thought leaders in the microfinance sector. It will serve as a useful guide to the vital issues and will assist the reader in grasping the challenges and trends that will underpin the growth of this evolving and growing sector.
Publication date: Oct 2013
Length: 268 pages
Oil and Gas Trading:
Consulting editor(s): Denys Hickey, 39 Essex Chambers
This new guide to oil and gas trading aims to fill a gap not currently supplied by other reference books on sale-of-goods law and charters by focusing on the day-to-day realities of trading in the sector. It examines the way in which the oil and gas market operates in practice, taking note of real-life situations that can arise.
Publication date: Apr 2016
Length: 255 pages
Outer Space Law
Consulting editor(s): Yanal Abul Failat and Anél Ferreira-Snyman
Outer Space Law: Legal Policy and Practice is aimed at readers looking for a single title to understand the key issues relevant to the space sector, with an emphasis on the practical application of those issues. The book will be specifically relevant to legal practitioners, academics and state departments primarily working in the space arena, as well as to those in other related sectors such as IT and media, insurance and political science. Edited by Yanal Abul Failat and Professor Anél Ferreira-Snyman, the book includes contributions by leading experts from space agencies, space venturers, lawyers, economists, insurers, academics and financiers.
Publication date: Oct 2017
Length: 390 pages
Consulting editor(s): Edmund Parker and Marcin Perzanowski
Featuring updated chapters, this third edition of Practical Derivatives: A Transactional Approach shows how derivatives are used in a variety of transactions, how the documentation works, and why boards need to be aware of the derivatives market. It also analyses the impact of the recent regulatory changes on derivatives transactions and related documentation. With contributions from leading law firms, investment firms and academics, this accessible book takes a transactional approach and features coverage of product innovations.
Publication date: Jun 2017
Length: 593 pages
Private Equity Exits:
Consulting editor(s): David Walker, Latham & Watkins
This practical guide features contributions by leading specialists (including from Latham & Watkins, Linklaters, Macfarlanes and Ropes and Gray) on a range of topics linked to the exit of private equity investments. Topics featured include preparing for exits, vendor diligence, management issues, auction sales, partial exits, private equity house spin-outs, IPOs, refinancing, winding-up, tax and perspectives from Luxembourg, the US and views on the emerging markets.
Publication date: Sep 2016
Length: 218 pages
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: Mar 2020
Length: 471 pages
Repo and Stock Lending:
Consulting editor(s): Guy Usher, Fieldfisher
This practical title features contributions from leading industry participants as well as lawyers who practise in the diverse field of repo and stock lending. The content gives an overview of the respective markets and examines products ranging from vanilla bilateral transactions to agency, tri-party, cleared and structured transactions. It also includes specialist chapters on legal and regulatory issues, documentation, tax and accounting. Together, the contributors provide in one volume a comprehensive overview of all aspects of the repo and stock-lending markets.
Publication date: Jul 2015
Length: 407 pages
Secured Finance Transactions:
Consulting editor(s): Paul U Ali - University of Melbourne
This title takes a practical approach to security interests and has been designed with the practitioner in mind. With contributions from leading experts, Secured Finance Transactions: Key Assets and Emerging Markets provides an indispensable guide to important legal developments in the field of secured finance, the taking of security interests over key business assets, the legal framework for security interests in emerging markets and innovations in credit risk management.
Publication date: Sep 2007
Length: 246 pages
Consulting editor(s): Stephenson Harwood LLP
Now in its fourth edition, and containing over 500 pages of fully revised and updated material, Shipping Finance includes an analysis of ship mortgage terms and conditions, and mortgagee rights across the main maritime jurisdictions.
In addition, Shipping Finance provides an extensive discussion of the procedure and documentation for registering ships on a country-by-country basis, with detailed advice from local experts.
Publication date: Jul 2018
Length: 676 pages
Sovereign Debt and Debt Restructuring:
Consulting editor(s): Eugenio A Bruno, Garrido Law Firm, TIG Americas
This title provides in-depth analysis of aspects of the intersection between the recent financial crisis in Europe and the law, litigation and practice of selected key international jurisdictions - mainly the United States, Europe and certain international arbitration tribunals.
Publication date: Apr 2013
Length: 231 pages
Sukuk and Islamic Capital Markets:
Consulting editor(s): Rahail Ali - Hogan Lovells
This practical title provides a comprehensive overview of the Islamic capital markets, tracking their development from the first sukuks to the current outlook after the global economic crisis and the recent Sharia rulings of the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) in relation to sukuk. Featuring contributions by prominent practitioners, this book analyses market trends and key Sharia and legal issues and structures.
Publication date: Mar 2011
Length: 181 pages
The Business of Law:
Consulting editor(s): The International Bar Association
This high-level title, published in conjunction with the International Bar Association (IBA), brings together the expertise of IBA members and experienced practitioners to produce a practical guide to law firm management and building a successful business.
Publication date: Mar 2012
Length: 173 pages
The Rule of Law in the 21st Century:
Author(s): Professor Robert A Stein and Justice Richard J Goldstone
The rule of law is sometimes expressed as ‘no person is above the law’. But what does the rule of law mean in the context of 21st century issues and challenges? Professor Robert A Stein and Justice Richard J Goldstone are the distinguished editors and authors of The Rule of Law in the 21st Century. Joining Stein and Goldstone is an array of internationally distinguished leaders of the legal profession (including US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve) to explore the meaning of the rule of law today in a variety of circumstances.
Publication date: Nov 2015
Length: 214 pages
US Securities Regulation:
Author(s): Eduardo Vidal and Jan JH Joosten
This new title serves as a reference for companies and their lawyers on all matters relating to foreign private issuers in the US capital markets. Accessible and full of practical guidance, it addresses topics including amendments to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules automatically exempting foreign private issuers from SEC registration; new SEC rules making it easier for foreign private issuers to de-register their securities from the SEC and terminate their reporting obligations, among others.
Publication date: May 2011
Length: 270 pages
World Stock Exchanges
Consulting editor(s): Hugh Maule, Gowling WLG
As the world shrinks due to enhanced communication through technology, the choices available to companies in search of equity expand. For the advisers guiding those companies, the alternative markets that can be recommended increase year on year. This new edition seeks to assist those who may be interested in the equity markets in analysing the choices available to them and features fully updated contributions from leading practitioners in the field in a selection of major markets, including Australia, China, Dubai, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Publication date: Dec 2018
Length: 405 pages