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African Upstream Oil and Gas

A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation

Consulting editors: Dr Eduardo G Pereira and Professor Kim Talus

This is a major work providing a country by country analysis of African oil and gas. The book details the oil and gas frameworks and the key concerns in the most significant jurisdictions, including traditional producing countries such as Libya, Algeria, Angola and Egypt, and more recent areas with signficant potential such as Sudan.

This unique new work provides a wider understanding of oil and gas law, contracts and regulations within the African continent.

Publication date: March 2015
ISBN: 9781909416260
Length: 608 pages
Price: £180.00

Brazilian Midstream and Downstream Oil and Gas

A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation

Consulting editor: Eduardo G Pereira, STR Holding

A companion to Brazilian Upstream Oil and Gas, this new book features chapters by highly respected Brazilian and international professionals, including experts from Baker Botts, Pinheiro Neto, Vieira Rezende, Veirano Advogados and Machado Meyer. Their insights offer reliable guidance for international investors - and the lawyers assisting them - when considering investment in Brazil, particularly for those who are unfamiliar with the country’s legal system.

Publication date: October 2014
ISBN: 9781909416246
Length: 239 pages
Price: £140.00

Brazilian Upstream Oil and Gas

A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation, Second Edition

Consulting editor: Dr Eduardo G Pereira

This new edition will include fully updated versions of all of the chapters covered in the first edition (including but not limited to the key elements of the Brazilian upstream legal framework, general Brazilian law, the regulatory entities and other players in the upstream sector, the petroleum legal regime, decommissioning challenges and project finance opportunities), but will also cover the regulatory changes for pre-salt and strategic areas, unconventional operations, local content challenges and other relevant topics.

Publication date: August 2016
ISBN: 9781911078050
Length: 292 pages
Price: £140.00

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

Climate Change

A Guide to Carbon Law and Practice

Consulting editor: Paul Q. Watchman

This book explains how climate change law has evolved, how the carbon markets operate and how climate change issues impact other areas of practice.

Publication date: July 2008
ISBN: 9781905783120
Length: 354 pages
Price: £121.00

Consulting editor: Roberto Hernández-Garcia

This unique book explains, on a country-by-country basis, the different dispute resolution methods which can be used in construction, infrastructure and public-private partnership (PPP) projects. It has been developed to assist construction lawyers and professionals in identifying the dispute resolution mechanisms which they can and cannot use in a selection of key jurisdictions, thus helping them to save time and money when making decisions.

Publication date: September 2013
ISBN: 9781909416000
Length: 373 pages
Price: £125.00

Consulting editor: Ronnie King, Ashurst LLP

This title provides a practical, user-friendly overview of the essentials of dispute resolution in the energy industry.  Leading practitioners from international law firms and global companies consider, among other things, the drafting of dispute resolution clauses, the effective use of international arbitration, the management of large-scale energy disputes, and the development of case law in oil and gas disputes, construction disputes, environmental disputes and disputes arising in the renewables and nuclear sectors. 
 

Publication date: May 2012
ISBN: 9781905783625
Length: 268 pages
Price: £140.00

Energy from Waste

A Practical Handbook

Consulting editors: Angus Evers, King & Wood Mallesons and Adam Read, Ricardo AEA

Understand this increasingly important and diverse sector with this authoritative title, which features contributions from operators of energy-from-waste plants, engineering firms that have built energy-from-waste plants, consultancies and law firms.

Publication date: April 2015
ISBN: 9781909416376
Length: 237 pages
Price: £135.00

Gas Price Arbitrations

A Practical Handbook

Consulting editor: Mark Levy, Allen & Overy LLP

This practical handbook covers the various aspects of international gas pricing disputes. It contains contributions from leading international arbitration practitioners and arbitrators in the field, in-house counsel and industry experts. It covers the various stages of a gas pricing dispute, from drafting the clause to triggering a review, all the way through the various stages of the arbitral process.  It also contains insights into how pricing in Europe may develop in the future and the effect that this may have on dispute resolution.

Publication date: February 2014
ISBN: 9781905783779
Length: 198 pages
Price: £140.00

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

Consulting editor: Roberto Hernández García- COMAD, SC

This unique title contains contributions from leading experts around the world who explain the best practice in public procurement in their jurisdictions. In addition to 19 jurisdictional chapters by leading professionals, featured chapters include contributions on United Nations best practice, the European directives, how countries are fighting corruption in the field and how PPP projects are procured.

Publication date: August 2009
ISBN: 9781905783281
Length: 453 pages
Price: £109.00

Author: Peter Roberts, Andrews Kurth

This third edition of the leading work on joint operating agreements (JOAs) provides a pragmatic examination of the provisions of a typical JOA in the order that they appear, with a particular focus on the critical issues of scope, the operator’s role, joint and exclusive operations, default, transfers and decommissioning. There is also practical analysis of the key issues which apply to the operation of any JOA and the positions which are taken in the various leading industry model form contracts.

Publication date: May 2015
ISBN: 9781909416628
Length: 373 pages
Price: £145.00

Joint Operating Agreements

A Comparison Between the IOC and NOC Perspectives

Authors: Dr Anna Ovcharova and Dr Eduardo G Pereira

This major work analyses the critical concerns and challenges that IOCs and NOCs face in this new type of consortium, and will ultimately suggest alternative solutions to find common ground between these parties. The book is divided into three chapters, which respectively deal with the conduct of operations, the financial issues relating to the consortium and the boilerplates of the agreement. Each chapter will include analysis from the perspectives of four different types of company.

Publication date: July 2015
ISBN: 9781909416307
Length: 299 pages
Price: £140.00

Joint Operating Agreements

Mitigating Operational and Contractual Risks in Exclusive Operations

Author: Dr Eduardo G Pereira, STR Holding

This title examines the most complex provision of the JOA, explaining everything that individuals working in the petroleum industry should know about exclusive operations and their consequences.

Publication date: November 2013
ISBN: 9781909416130
Length: 189 pages
Price: £135.00

Joint Operating Agreements

Risk Control for the Non-Operator

Author: Eduardo G Pereira, STR Holding

This accessible title provides an in-depth analysis of the JOA from the perspective of a non-operator. This book reveals how a non-operator can seek to protect its interests - initially through tight control of both operations and expenditures, and ultimately through adequate remedies to remove the operator and/or restrict its liability.

Publication date: April 2013
ISBN: 9781905783922
Length: 206 pages
Price: £135.00

Latin American Upstream Oil and Gas

A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation

Consulting editors: Fernando Fresco and Dr Eduardo G Pereira

This volume analyses the upstream oil and gas regulations of the most relevant Latin American countries. It will serve as a valuable tool for lawyers and other professionals in the industry who are interested in understanding the key legal terms and provisions of the Latin American oil and gas industry.

Publication date: May 2015
ISBN: 9781909416567
Length: 475 pages
Price: £135.00

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

Liquefied Natural Gas

The Law and Business of LNG, Second Edition

Consulting editor: Paul Griffin, Allen & Overy LLP

This practical title has been updated and features contributions from leading oil and gas companies, consultancies and law firms by writers who are specialists in their fields.  The content spans the latest developments in traditional LNG matters such as structuring projects, sale and purchase agreements and shipping, as well as emerging business such as LNG from coal seam gas and shale and the forced reopening of contract terms.  Together, the contributors provide a rare guide to the legal, regulatory, political and practical elements of today's LNG business.

Publication date: January 2012
ISBN: 9781905783649
Length: 293 pages
Price: £130.00

Liquefied Natural Gas

The Law and Business of LNG, Third Edition

Consulting editor: Paul Griffin

This practical title is being updated to take into account the rapidly shifting arrangements and participations in the international LNG sector. It features contributions from leading oil and gas companies, consultancies and law firms, by writers who are specialists in their fields. The content spans the latest developments in traditional LNG matters such as structuring projects, sale and purchase agreements and shipping, as well as chapters on LNG from shale and unconventional sources, the forced reopening of contract terms over time and the growing role of smaller and floating LNG developments.

Publication date: July 2017
ISBN: 9781911078128
Length: 270 pages
Price: £175.00

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

Minerals and Mining

A Practical Global Guide

Consulting editor: Per Vestergaard Pedersen, Lett Law Firm

This practical handbook describes the main regulations and agreements on minerals and mining activities in a number of significant mining nations. Each chapter - written by leading professionals in the field, including from Allen & Overy, SNR Denton and Webber Wentzel - covers the same topics for ease of reference.

Publication date: May 2012
ISBN: 9781905783564
Length: 292 pages
Price: £125.00

Oil & Gas in Africa

A Legal and Commercial Analysis of the Upstream Industry

Consulting editors: Marc Hammerson and John C LaMaster, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

As an oil and gas province, Africa is clearly a region of growing importance. This book discusses the opportunities and challenges. Chapters describe the production sharing contract (PSC) and economic terms governing regional exploration and production activity. The book also covers financing, M&A, valuation, local content, state participation, security and decommissioning issues in an African context. Additional chapters deal with OHADA – an attempt to harmonise business laws across 17 countries in West and Central Africa – and natural gas and LNG projects.

Publication date: May 2015
ISBN: 9781909416680
Length: 244 pages
Price: £130.00

Oil and Gas Decommissioning

Law, Policy and Comparative Practice, Second Edition

Consulting editors: Marc Hammerson and Nicholas Antonas, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Part A of this fully updated second edition looks at decommissioning and the oil and gas life cycle. Part B contains chapters on decommissioning and international law. Part C focuses on decommissioning in the North Sea and contains chapters on government policy, environment law, offshore contracting, health and safety, financial and technical issues. Part D provides an international comparative analysis, with new chapters on Denmark, Namibia, Netherlands and New Zealand.

Publication date: June 2016
ISBN: 9781911078029
Length: 460 pages
Price: £140.00

Oil and Gas M&A

A Practical Handbook

Consulting editors: Marc Hammerson and John LaMaster, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

This title, which is authored by specialists in their fields, provides a practical guide to the M&A process in the upstream industry. In addition to providing chapters on acquisition structures, it covers a number of ancillary areas, such as valuations, financing, tax and accounting. Decommissioning liability – an increasingly important factor for both buyers and sellers – is also considered in an M&A context.

Publication date: May 2014
ISBN: 9781909416338
Length: 221 pages
Price: £145.00

Oil and Gas

A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

Consulting Editor: Geoffrey Picton-Turbervill, Ashurst LLP

This new edition of our best-selling title outlines in a single volume the essential principles involved in documenting oil and gas transactions, from the upstream exploration phase to transportation by pipeline and liquefied natural gas to sales and marketing. It is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of the commercial and legal principles involved.

Publication date: July 2014
ISBN: 9781909416239
Length: 344 pages
Price: £140.00

Power

A Practical Handbook

Consulting editors: Munir Hassan CMS Cameron McKenna LLP, Rajan Phakey, Dentons

Power: A Practical Handbook is aimed at anyone looking for a single source to understand the key issues relevant to the power sector, with an emphasis on the practical application of those issues in the real world.  It offers a guide to understanding  the commercial, economic and legal principles that underpin the sector.

Publication date: March 2017
ISBN: 9781905783854
Length: 251 pages
Price: £135.00

Public-Private Partnerships

A Practical Analysis, Second Edition

Consulting editor: Nicholas Avery, Stephenson Harwood

This wholly updated second edition once again examines from a commercial perspective the major sectors where PPP structures have been successfully employed. The second edition features new chapters on social housing, waste management and the use of PPP across continental Europe. Leading practitioners analyse structures and topical developments, and address overarching issues such as the role of financing institutions and EU procurement rules.

Publication date: April 2010
ISBN: 9781905783380
Length: 268 pages
Price: £139.00

Consulting editor: Thomas J Dimitroff, Infrastructure Development Partnership Ltd

This book examines the spectrum of risks posed to the development, financing, construction and operation of trans-boundary energy infrastructure and the tools that may be deployed to manage these risks. Individual categories of intergovernmental and host government risk will be viewed from the perspectives of leading international experts. 

Publication date: August 2011
ISBN: 9781905783489
Length: 300 pages
Price: £135.00

Shale Gas

A Practitioner’s Guide to Shale Gas & Other Unconventional Resources

Consulting editor: Vivek Bakshi, Fraser Milner Casgrain

The practical handbook features contributions from leading authorities in the field, including Guy Dayvault of Energy Deal Solutions, Jessica Davies and Rebecca Perkins of Allen & Overy and Michael Darowski of Hogan Lovells. Chapters cover key issues such as the regulation of hydraulic fracturing, including water use and disposal, natural gas pricing trends and operator issues, and coal seam gas and coal bed methane. Together, the contributions afford crucial insight into one of the youngest and fastest-moving areas of the natural gas industry.

Publication date: December 2012
ISBN: 9781905783809
Length: 185 pages
Price: £135.00

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

The Encyclopaedia of Oil and Gas Law

Volume Two: Midstream and Downstream

Consulting editors: Adjunct Professor Eduardo G Pereira and Professor Kim Talus

This major work uniquely combines an encyclopaedia with commentary for the entire chain of petroleum activities. The second volume deals exclusively with midstream and downstream activities. The topics it covers include energy policies; the relevant players in the sector -  from governmental authorities to national oil companies; gas storage; the regulatory and contractual frameworks governing gas and sales agreements; liquefied natural gas; pipelines; distribution networks; refineries; trading and gas stations. 

Publication date: April 2015
ISBN: 9781909416482
Length: 200 pages
Price: £195.00

Consulting editor: Eduardo G Pereira, STR Holding

This book provides the unique combination of an encyclopaedia with commentary for the entire chain of petroleum activities. It will serve as a valuable tool for lawyers, professionals in industry, consultants, academics, engineers, geologists who are interested in understanding the key legal terms and provisions of the oil and gas industry.

Publication date: April 2014
ISBN: 9781909416062
Length: 358 pages
Price: £220.00

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

Consulting editors: Dr Eduardo Pereira and Professor Kim Talus

This practical handbook analyses the most relevant petroleum provinces, summarising upstream regulation and key concerns in over 30 important and emerging oil and gas jurisdictions. Issues featured include the key terms of petroleum law, the types of legal arrangement in place, the fiscal terms, how to qualify to acquire acreage, governing law, dispute resolution mechanisms and governmental control. The book therefore represents a comprehensive worldwide resource for upstream investments.

Publication date: April 2013
ISBN: 9781905783892
Length: 612 pages
Price: £140.00

Wind

Projects and Transactions

Consulting editor: Munir Hassan, CMS Cameron McKenna

This new title explores and explains the full range of issues encountered in the development of wind energy, providing guidance and insight into the legal and commercial areas of the industry. Both project and transactional facets of the industry are comprehensively analysed, with expert contributors delving deeper into specific matters of key relevance.

Publication date: January 2014
ISBN: 9781905783878
Length: 260 pages
Price: £125.00