A Practical Guide to the Transfer of Trusteeships

Third edition

Consulting editor(s): Richard Williams, Arabella Murphy and Toby Graham

This text, first published by STEP in 2007 and now in its third edition, reviews the difficulties that arise on the transfer of trusteeships, particularly in respect of the negotiation of indemnities, and sets out a suggested approach.The book is an essential reference work for any legal practitioners, trust company professionals and others involved in advising on the transfer of trusteeships.

 

Publication date: Aug 2017
ISBN: 9781787421134
Length: 448 pages
Price: £110.00

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Business Development: A Practical Handbook for Lawyers

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Consulting editor(s): Stephen Revell, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, on behalf of the International Bar Association

This practical guide, edited by Stephen Revell at Freshfields, takes readers through the tools and skills needed to implement effective business development, including the importance of good communications and public relations. It addresses the prominence of the client perspective and looks at the regulation and ethics behind business development and what the future of business development looks like. It also answers the questions – can you teach business development and can lawyers sell?

Publication date: Mar 2016
ISBN: 9781911078005
Length: 240 pages
Price: £130.00

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Business Families and Family Businesses

The STEP Handbook for Advisers, Second Edition

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
ISBN: 9781787421646
Length: 319 pages
Price: £125.00

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General Counsel in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities

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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
ISBN: 9781909416772
Length: 226 pages
Price: £128.00

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Good Governance in Law Firms: A Strategic Approach to Executive Decision Making and Management Structures

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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
ISBN: 9781909416208
Length: 234 pages
Price: £98.00

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Law Firm Strategies for the 21st Century: Strategies for Success

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Consulting editor(s): Christoph H Vaagt on behalf of the International Bar Association

Published in association with the Law Firm Management Committee of the International Bar Association, this practical title is the first in Globe Law and Business’s series on the business of law dedicated to exploring strategic development in law firms. It includes contributions from leading academics, consultants and law firm partners who share their insights and experience in strategy development and management.

Publication date: Dec 2013
ISBN: 9781909416161
Length: 252 pages
Price: £98.00

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Managing Talent for Success: Talent Development in Law Firms

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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
ISBN: 9781909416031
Length: 204 pages
Price: £125.00

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Private Trust Companies

A Handbook for Advisers

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: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787423145
Length: 280 pages
Price: £140.00

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The Business of Law: Strategies for Success

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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
ISBN: 9781905783618
Length: 173 pages
Price: £124.00

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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: Jun 2019
ISSN: 2398-5402
Frequency: Quarterly
Price: £475.00

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The Rule of Law in the 21st Century: A Worldwide Perspective

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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
ISBN: 9781909416802
Length: 214 pages
Price: £78.00

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Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions

Fifth edition

Consulting editor(s): Alon Kaplan; Advisory Editor: Barbara R Hauser

The fifth edition of 'Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions' has been fully updated and features a number of new chapters on topics including trust and real estate trust in Israel, what it means to be a fiduciary family office, the role of the trust protector, Islamic (Waqf) trusts, and trusts in relation to divorce. In addition, new for this edition are chapters on Germany and Bermuda. Produced in association with STEP, this new fifth edition provides a solid grounding in the use of trusts in a wide range of important jurisdictions and contexts. It also examines related topics such as trust taxation, anti-money laundering laws, the OECD initiative, CRS, exchange of information, transparency of registers and the notion that countries are entitled to collect taxes beyond their borders, among others.

Publication date: Dec 2019
ISBN: 9781787422988
Length: 700 pages
Price: £275.00

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Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions: Fourth Edition

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Consulting editor(s): Alon Kaplan, Advocate & Notary. Advisory editor: Barbara R Hauser, Independent family adviser

The fourth edition of Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions features fully updated chapters plus new chapters on Quebec, Hong Kong, Singapore, Israel, what it means to be a fiduciary, Islamic (waqf) trusts, and trusts in relation to divorce, among others. The new edition, produced in association with STEP, provides a solid grounding in the use of trusts in a wide range of important jurisdictions.

 

Publication date: Apr 2016
ISBN: 9781911078081
Length: 726 pages
Price: £230.00

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