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Joint Operating Agreements
Risk Control for the Non-Operator, Second Edition
Joint operating agreements (JOAs) are well-accepted standard agreements in the oil and gas industry which regulate the relationship between the parties to a joint venture: the operator and the non-operator. Traditionally, the operator is responsible for performing operations on behalf of the consortium, while the non-operator is responsible for contributing to the financial commitments of the joint venture. However, due to the strong position typically maintained by the operator, this structure does not always accurately reflect the non-operator’s position. Unbalanced agreements can create uncertainty, increase the risk of litigation and even jeopardise the very existence of the consortium. This fully updated second edition provides an in-depth analysis of the JOA from the perspective of the non-operator.
Knowledge Management in Law Firms
Expertise in Action
In this timely book produced in association with the International Bar Association, more than a dozen renowned knowledge management professionals provide their expert insights on all aspects of managing knowledge in a law firm. Topics covered include: building the business case for a knowledge management plan; implementing an agreed strategy; organising the knowledge management function; implementing enterprise search technology; and fostering the contribution of lawyers to their clients’ perspective on learning and quality.
A Practical Global Guide
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.
Latin American Upstream Oil and Gas
A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation
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.
Law Firm Strategies for the 21st Century
Strategies for Success
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.
Leadership for Lawyers
Essential Leadership Strategies for Law Firm Success
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.
Legal Risk Management, Governance and Compliance
Interdisciplinary Case Studies from Leading Experts
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.
Legal Risk Management, Governance and Compliance
A Guide to Best Practice from Leading Experts
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.
Licences and Insolvency
A Practical Global Guide to the Effects of Insolvency on IP Licence Agreements
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.
Liquefied Natural Gas
The Law and Business of LNG, Third Edition
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.