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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

Consulting editor: Julien Fouret

This title provides both substantive analysis of recurring issues at the enforcement stage of awards and practical perspectives on how to enforce an award based on investment treaties. It explores enforcement issues ranging from the specificities of the ICSID mechanism to the enforcement of interim relief and the issues of sovereign immunity and state entities; and addresses the means to enforce these types of award in practice. Valuable jurisdiction-specific information is provided for over 25 states, including coverage of the applicable international and domestic legal frameworks and reviews of the most recent practices.

Publication date: February 2015
ISBN: 9781909416543
Length: 560 pages
Price: £130.00

General Counsel in the 21st Century

Challenges and Opportunities

Consulting Editors: 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: September 2015
ISBN: 9781909416772
Length: 226 pages
Price: £125.00

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

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

IP Issues in Corporate Transactions

A Practical Guide to the Treatment of Intellectual Property in Acquisitions and Investments

Consulting editor: 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: December 2015
ISBN: 9781909416611
Length: 230 pages
Price: £135.00

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

Legal Risk Management, Governance and Compliance

Interdisciplinary Case Studies from Leading Experts

Consulting editors: 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: October 2016
ISBN: 9781909416512
Length: 196 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

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

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