The STEP Handbook for Advisers
This new handbook, prepared in association with STEP, the world's leading organisation for private wealth professional, steers readers through the family office model from its inception, focusing on the viability of family offices for those at the margin of what is normally regarded as the minimum financial base and comparing this to a family worth many millions. The book also considers a range of issues around the cultural development of the family office.
Gas Price Arbitrations
A Practical Handbook
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.
General Counsel in the 21st Century
Challenges and Opportunities
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.
Global Financial Crisis
Navigating and Understanding the Legal and Regulatory Aspects
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.
Global Investment Funds
A Practical Guide to Structuring, Raising and Managing Funds
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.
Good Governance in Law Firms
A Strategic Approach to Executive Decision Making and Management Structures
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.
A Practical Global Handbook to the Law and Regulation
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.
An Inside View
This comprehensive new book provides in-depth coverage of all aspects of infrastructure project financing. The boundaries of “infrastructure” are clearly defined and the key processes – from project concept via funding mechanisms, risk analysis, financial structuring and funding sources, to financial close and implementation – are examined in detail.
Insurance and Reinsurance in the MENA Region
A Legal and Regulatory Guide
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.
Intellectual Property and the Internet
A Global Guide to Protecting Intellectual Property Online
Intellectual Property and the Internet contains analysis and guidance on how IP laws are applied to the Internet in 19 major jurisdictions worldwide. Chapters explore, on a comparative basis, the means of protection for a range of online content offered by copyright and database rights, trademarks and patents, considering issues such as infringement, liability, possible exemptions and remedies including disclosure orders against internet service providers.