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Banking and finance

Authors: 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: June 2016
ISBN: 9781909416604
Length: 310 pages
Price: £150.00

Business Development

A Practical Handbook for Lawyers

Consulting editor: 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: February 2016
ISBN: 9781911078005
Length: 240 pages
Price: £130.00

Commodity Derivatives

Documenting and Understanding Commodity Derivative Products

Consulting editors: 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: August 2010
ISBN: 9781905783373
Length: 584 pages
Price: £134.00

Credit Derivatives

Understanding and Working with the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions

Author: Edmund Parker, Mayer Brown

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 title 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: January 2017
ISBN: 9781909416642
Length: 560 pages
Price: £275.00

Cross Border Insolvency

A Commentary on the UNCITRAL Model Law, Third Edition

General Editor: Look Chan Ho, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

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.

Publication date: May 2012
ISBN: 9781905783526
Length: 655 pages
Price: £145.00

Doing Business in the BRICS

A Practical Legal Handbook

Consulting Editor: 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: December 2012
ISBN: 9781905783816
Length: 280 pages
Price: £115.00

Consulting editors: 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: December 2015
ISBN: 9781909416765
Length: 291 pages
Price: £140.00

Equity Derivatives

Documenting and Understanding Equity Derivative Products

Consulting editor: Edmund Parker - Mayer Brown

This title examines the full spectrum of equity derivative transactions together with the documentation involved.

Publication date: April 2009
ISBN: 9781905783229
Length: 437 pages
Price: £124.00

Global Financial Crisis

Navigating and Understanding the Legal and Regulatory Aspects

Consulting editor: 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: September 2009
ISBN: 9781905783328
Length: 509 pages
Price: £144.00

Global Investment Funds

A Practical Guide to Structuring, Raising and Managing Funds

Consulting editor: 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: July 2016
ISBN: 9781911078111
Length: 246 pages
Price: £155.00

Good Governance in Law Firms

A Strategic Approach to Executive Decision Making and Management Structures

Consulting Editor: 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: April 2014
ISBN: 9781909416208
Length: 234 pages
Price: £95.00

Hedge Funds

A Practical Global Handbook to the Law and Regulation

Consulting editors: Florentino Carreno, Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira and Lynn McGrade and Alfred Page, Borden Ladner Gervais

This practical handbook, published in association with International Bar Association, outlines key trends in the global hedge fund industry, including the latest structuring and governance models, as well as operational, litigation, enforcement and key regulatory initiatives in the European Union and the United States. The book also features in-depth analysis of the law and regulation of hedge funds in a number of leading jurisdictions.

Publication date: September 2012
ISBN: 9781905783793
Length: 407 pages
Price: £175.00

Authors: Michael Kortbawi, Rima Mrad, Irshied Tayeb, Nadim Bardawil and Mamoon Ashraf - Bin Shabib & Associates (BSA) LLP

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: August 2013
ISBN: 9781905783588
Length: 262 pages
Price: £135.00

Investing in Distressed Debt in Europe

The TMA Handbook for Practitioners

Consulting editor: 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: November 2016
ISBN: 9781911078104
Length: 327 pages
Price: £155.00

Islamic Finance

A Practical Guide, Second Edition

Consulting Editor: 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: January 2014
ISBN: 9781905783984
Length: 200 pages
Price: £130.00

Consulting Editor: 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: December 2013
ISBN: 9781909416161
Length: 252 pages
Price: £95.00

Leadership for Lawyers

Essential Leadership Strategies for Law Firm Success

Consulting editor: Rebecca Normand-Hochman; Advisory editor: Heidi Gardner on behalf of the International Bar Association;

This practical handbook, coordinated by Rebecca Normand-Hochman and Professor Heidi K Gardner on behalf of the International Bar Association, explores the crucial elements of leadership in today’s legal practice.  Featuring chapters by prominent experts in the field, the topics covered include leading partners to collaboration, hiring leaders, leading the Millennial generation, learning to lead, leadership succession, and much more.  

Publication date: September 2015
ISBN: 9781909416789
Length: 180 pages
Price: £115.00

Licences and Insolvency

A Practical Global Guide to the Effects of Insolvency on IP Licence Agreements

Consulting editors: 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: October 2014
ISBN: 9781909416253
Length: 328 pages
Price: £125.00

M&A in the Middle East

A Practical Regional Guide

Consulting editor: 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: December 2013
ISBN: 9781905783632
Length: 182 pages
Price: £135.00

Managing Talent for Success

Talent Development in Law Firms

Consulting editor: 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: September 2013
ISBN: 9781909416031
Length: 204 pages
Price: £120.00

Microfinance

A Practitioner's Handbook

Consulting editor: 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: October 2013
ISBN: 9781905783977
Length: 268 pages
Price: £105.00

Oil and Gas Trading

A Practical Guide

Consulting editor: 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: April 2016
ISBN: 9781911078036
Length: 255 pages
Price: £155.00

Practical Derivatives

A Transactional Approach, Second Edition

Consulting Editor: Jonathan Denton, Regulatory consultant

Featuring updated chapters, this second edition shows how derivatives are used in a variety of transactions, how the documentation works and why boards need to be aware of them.

Publication date: December 2010
ISBN: 9781905783410
Length: 280 pages
Price: £144.00

Practical Derivatives

A Transactional Approach, Third Edition

Consulting editors: 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: March 2017
ISBN: 9781911078173
Length: 250 pages
Price: £175.00

Private Equity Exits

A Practical Analysis, Second Edition

Consulting editor: David Walker, Lathams & 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: September 2016
ISBN: 9781911078098
Length: 218 pages
Price: £175.00

Private Equity

A Transactional Analysis, Third Edition

Consulting Editor: Chris Hale, Travers Smith LLP

This practical third edition introduces the world of private equity, explains its rise and recent challenges, and explores the key ingredients of private equity transactions and the technical issues associated with them.

Publication date: March 2015
ISBN: 9781909416215
Length: 400 pages
Price: £145.00

Repo and Stock Lending

A Practitioner's Guide

Consulting editor: 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: July 2015
ISBN: 9781909416581
Length: 407 pages
Price: £125.00

Secured Finance Transactions

Key Assets and Emerging Markets

Consulting editor: 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: September 2007
ISBN: 9781905783106
Length: 246 pages
Price: £126.00

Sovereign Debt and Debt Restructuring

Legal, Financial and Regulatory Aspects

Consulting editor: 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: April 2013
ISBN: 9781905783991
Length: 231 pages
Price: £150.00

Consulting editor: 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: March 2011
ISBN: 9781905783427
Length: 181 pages
Price: £124.00

The Business of Law

Strategies for Success

Consulting editor: 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: February 2012
ISBN: 9781905783618
Length: 173 pages
Price: £120.00

Consulting editors: 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: November 2015
ISBN: 9781909416802
Length: 214 pages
Price: £75.00

US Securities Regulation

A Guidebook for International Companies

Authors: Eduardo Vidal and Jan JH Joosten, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

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
ISBN: 9781905783496
Length: 270 pages
Price: £114.00

Consulting editor: Hugh Maule - Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co

Whether you are comparing the relative merits of floating a company on NASDAQ or the London Stock Exchange, in China or in Singapore, on Euronext or OMX, this new title will be an extremely helpful source of information.

Publication date: May 2007
ISBN: 9781905783045
Length: 364 pages
Price: £141.00