Arbitration of M&A Transactions:
Consulting editor(s): Edward Poulton - Baker McKenzie
Merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions have increased dramatically both in number and volume around the world in the last decades. Fully updated, this new edition features leading experts in the field of international arbitration who provide legal and practical guidance on the key types of dispute likely to arise from M&A transactions (eg, warranty claims, shareholder disputes, claims relating to completion accounts), and offer procedural and tactical tips for arbitration arising from them.
Publication date: Apr 2020
Length: 555 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
Business Families and Family Businesses
Consulting editor(s): Simon Rylatt, Boodle Hatfield
This new edition, edited by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), features chapters by leading practitioners in the field, including the Family Firm Institute, Schroders, Boodle Hatfield and SandAire, Kleinwort Hambros, Dixon Wilson and Rathbones. The book considers what makes business families and family businesses unique, and examines the issues that advisers are often called upon to consider and address when assisting them. It helps practitioners to deepen their understanding of how families operate, and to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to advise on such complex areas as conflicts between working and non-working family members, ownership structure, succession, wealth management, governance and meeting a family’s philanthropic objectives.
Publication date: Jun 2018
Length: 319 pages
Carve-out M&A Transactions
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
Length: 200 pages
Consulting editor(s): Agustí Jausas
Company Formation: A Practical Global Guide, 3rd Ed is an updated and expanded edition (now in two volumes) of this popular title on how to set up a company in a wide range of jurisdictions. New to the third edition (now in two volumes) are agreements setting forth the relationship between the shareholders and the company (ie, the bylaws or articles of incorporation).
Publication date: Jan 2014
Length: 1100 pages
Directors’ Liability and Indemnification:
Consulting editor(s): Edward Smerdon, Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold LLP
The third edition of this title features contributions by leading experts on the important aspects of directors' liability, the protection available to directors and the risks of doing business in multiple jurisdictions. Each chapter includes commentary on civil claims and indemnification, regulatory and criminal liability, regulatory issues surrounding global D&O programmes and their ability to provide cover in all intended jurisdictions.
Publication date: Jul 2016
Length: 745 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
Consulting editor(s): Mark Abell
In summary, this comprehensive handbook will provide a trusted guide for legal and business markets to the risk profiling, structural analysis and regulatory compliance issues that face all educational organisations seeking to establish themselves internationally.
Publication date: Apr 2018
Length: 298 pages
Employee Share Plans:
Consulting editor(s): Paul Ellerman, Herbert Smith LLP
This fully revised and expanded second edition features contributions by leading experts from 32 countries, including new chapters on Italy, Japan, Luxembourg and South Africa, setting out in just one volume the important legal and tax issues to be considered when operating employee share plans internationally. This major text will assist legal, tax and HR professionals in multinational companies, and the private practice advisers working with them, in extending their employee share plans globally.
Publication date: Sep 2011
Length: 393 pages
Consulting editor(s): Jeremy Grant
Written by leading legal and banking professionals, and academics from across Europe, 'European Takeovers' will help you navigate national takeover legislation and its implementation, and discusses recent ground-breaking and controversial takeovers from across the Continent.
Publication date: Jun 2018
Length: 370 pages
Consulting editor(s): Richard L Narva
This book compiles the wisdom of experienced leaders of family growth companies and those who advise them, focusing on what works to sustain business success without sacrificing family relationships or control. Each of the contributors is grounded in deep management or professional expertise guiding or advising family-controlled enterprises.
Publication date: Mar 2015
Length: 360 pages
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
Length: 457 pages
General Counsel in the 21st Century:
Consulting editor(s): Christoph H Vaagt and Wolf Peter Gross on behalf of the International Bar Association
This unique new handbook, produced in association with the International Bar Association, includes chapters by leading experts on a diverse range of topics, explaining how legal departments can best support the businesses they serve, devise astute legal strategies, collaborate with other departments to optimum effect and source the skill sets they need, among other things. The consulting editors, Chris Vaagt and Wolf Peter Gross, have both been advisers to legal departments since 1997.
Publication date: Sep 2015
Length: 226 pages
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
Length: 1440 (with slipcase, three volumes) 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
IP Issues in Corporate Transactions:
Consulting editor(s): Neil Coulson, Baker Botts
This book provides comprehensive guidance to the treatment of intellectual property across the full range of corporate transactions, from initial deal preparation, through negotiating points, to post-closure considerations. Exploring such allied topics as IP valuation and the relationship between intellectual property and competition law, this guide will be a valuable tool to anyone involved in corporate transactions, of which intellectual property now forms such an integral part.
Publication date: Dec 2015
Length: 230 pages
International Advertising Law:
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Consulting editor(s): Paul Jordan and Andrew Butcher, Bristows LLP
Updated for 2021, 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 27 jurisdictions.
Publication date: Mar 2021
Length: 640 pages
Consulting editor(s): Marco Hero, TIGGES Rechtsanwalte
This major title, produced in conjunction with the International Bar Association, is a concise, practical guide by leading practitioners for all those involved in planning and operating an international franchise programme, from in-house counsel to managing directors to those in private practice. The book is divided in two parts: the first part provides general information on preparing for international franchising and the second part applies know-how and industry experience to the most popular franchise industries such as hospitality, internet and technology, services and retail.
Publication date: May 2010
Length: 376 pages
Consulting editor(s): Agustí Jausas
This title is the perfect companion to the Globe Law and Business book on company formation (Company Formation: A Practical Global Guide, Second edition). Featuring over 35 chapters by practising professionals, the book provides a succinct overview of the labour regulations in force in a number of key jurisdictions. Topics covered in each chapter include the labour contract, non-compete covenants, changes in working conditions, board representation, termination by both employer and employee, leave and social security, among others.
Publication date: May 2011
Length: 728 pages
Legal Risk Management, Governance and Compliance:
Consulting editor(s): Stuart Weinstein and Charles Wild
This case-study companion provides the next level of critical analysis and legal commentary. Leading experts analyse real-life cases and make recommendations based on lessons learned, offering solutions that will be of use to all those directly involved in, or concerned with, the management of legal risk in the commercial, government or non-profit sector. Checklists and diagrams are included to consolidate core issues and provide a readily accessible view of corporate group structures and associated timelines.
Publication date: Oct 2016
Length: 196 pages
Legal Risk Management, Governance and Compliance:
Consulting editor(s): Stuart Weinstein and Charles Wild, University of Hertfordshire
This title offers cutting edge know-how and guidance for the development and management of a sophisticated legal risk management and compliance operation. While identifying risks and regulatory challenges, chapters also explore how professionals can manage processes; implement change; track issues and loss events; screen potential clients, partners, employees and contractors; and implement appropriate remediation.
Publication date: May 2013
Length: 480 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
Mentoring and Coaching for Lawyers:
Consulting editor(s): Rebecca Normand-Hochman
This practical new handbook, coordinated by Rebecca Normand-Hochman on behalf of the International Bar Association, explores and challenges some of these assumptions. Featuring chapters by well-respected experts in the field of mentoring and coaching, chapters cover topics including leadership coaching for law firm leaders; mentoring and coaching for lawyers at various stages of their careers; and mentoring and coaching for successful onboarding of lawyers, among other topics.
Publication date: Oct 2014
Length: 214 pages
Mergers and Acquisitions:
Consulting editor(s): Andreas Lachmann - RWP
This practical title features 27 chapters by leading experts on the various factors to consider when acquiring a company in their jurisdictions, including the pitfalls to avoid and proposed solutions.
Publication date: Aug 2007
Length: 453 pages
Negotiating Technology Contracts
Author(s): Kit Burden, Mark O'Conor and Duncan Pithouse
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: Dec 2019
Length: 240 pages
Oil and Gas Sale and Purchase Agreements:
Consulting editor(s): John LaMaster and Caroline-Lucy Moran, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
This new edition, written by experienced and well-known practitioners from within the oil and gas industry, is intended to provide a practical review of the provisions typically included in oil and gas sale and purchase agreements. It includes updated and revised chapters from the first edition, as well as new chapters, including on disclosure letters; private equity transactions; warranty and indemnity insurance; and material adverse changes. It aims to benefit lawyers and commercial negotiators working in the industry who handle sale and purchase transactions.
Publication date: Nov 2020
Length: 443 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): 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: Feb 2021
Length: 472 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
Private Trust Companies
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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: Aug 2020
Length: 357 pages
Product Recall, Liability and Insurance:
Consulting editor(s): Mark Kendall and Jason McNerlin - Sedgwick Detert Moran & Arnold LLP
Across jurisdictions, there are significant differences in the law and practice relating to product safety regulation, recall and liability. Featuring chapters from Uría Menéndez, Norton Rose and Minter Ellison, this first edition covers key issues that can arise in relation to product regulation, recall, liability and insurance coverage in a number of jurisdictions in Europe, North America, South America and Asia.
Publication date: Dec 2012
Length: 481 pages
Risk Management in Law Firms:
Consulting editor(s): Hermann J Knott on behalf of the International Bar Association
This new book has been prepared by a number of well-known and authoritative authors, the majority of whom are from Anglo-Saxon jurisdictions, but with experience in civil law jurisdictions as well. Chapters address financial risks (which have been an important factor in recent collapses of law firms), risks brought by clients as well as risks associated with quality, conflict, hiring and practice integration procedures.
Publication date: Sep 2014
Length: 303 pages
Shareholders' Rights and Obligations
Consulting editor(s): Marcel Willems
This practical handbook provides an overview of the relevant legal issues concerning shareholders in some 25 of the most important business nations around the globe. It provides guidance to shareholders, directors, supervisory directors, general counsel and their attorneys to promote a better understanding of the rights, but also the obligations, of shareholders. Besides, this guide provides all those concerned with practical information on the relevant dispute resolution systems.
Publication date: Dec 2017
Length: 779 pages
Sustaining Family Enterprise:
Consulting editor(s): Richard L Narva
This second volume is intended to provide sustenance to those stakeholders committed to the core objectives presented in the title to the first book. It addresses ongoing issues facing both family shareholder control groups and the enterprises they control that surface in ongoing, mature, successful endeavours.
Publication date: Dec 2016
Length: 239 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 International Family Offices Journal
Editor(s): Barbara Hauser
This practical information source co-published with STEP features articles from leading professionals, who discuss a range of topics including: the various family office models and structures; governance issues; protection of assets; charity projects; consensus and communication within families and next gen issues.
Issue date: Dec 2020
Price per annum: £695.00
The Limited Liability Company under German Law (the GmbH)
Author(s): Dr Alexander Schröder-Frerkes and Dr Armin Göhring
The Limited Liability Company under German Law, published in association with German Law Publishers, explores the most relevant legal issues and topics for investors seeking to establish or acquire a GmbH in Germany and is aimed at investors with a legal background as well as those without. In addition to providing an overview of the requirements of the formation process, this comprehensive edition demonstrates the GmbH’s inherent flexibility as well as helping legal practitioners (based in Germany and elsewhere) decide on whether a GmbH is most suitable for their needs.
Publication date: May 2020
Length: 304 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