Arbitration of M&A Transactions:

A Practical Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Edward Poulton - Baker McKenzie

Merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions have increased dramatically both in number and volume around the world in the last decades. Fully updated, this new edition features leading experts in the field of international arbitration who provide legal and practical guidance on the key types of dispute likely to arise from M&A transactions (eg, warranty claims, shareholder disputes, claims relating to completion accounts), and offer procedural and tactical tips for arbitration arising from them.

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787422902
Length: 555 pages
Price: £165.00

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Business Development:

A Practical Handbook for Lawyers, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Stephen Revell, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, on behalf of the International Bar Association

In an increasingly competitive landscape and with challenges from disrupters, the Big 4 and technology, business development has a pivotal role in a law firms’ strategic success and their ability to stand out from the crowd. 

The second edition of Business Development: A Practical Handbook for Lawyers, edited by Stephen Revell from Freshfields, revisits the theory, tools and skills needed to implement effective business development in law firms today. Content covers the practical elements – such as what the perfect pitch looks like – as well as the strategic elements, including the variety of structures and approaches to business development at law firms of all sizes.

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787423343
Length: 339 pages
Price: £140.00

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Decarbonising Energy: The Pathway to Net Zero


Author(s): Hugo Lidbetter

This Special Report explores the central themes arising from the low carbon energy transition and explains why the challenges faced in delivering Net Zero should not be underestimated. It sets out how the road to Net Zero will involve a repurposing of not only our energy system but also our own behaviour. Written with both the lawyer and non-lawyer in mind, this report will appeal to those with an interest in the energy sector as well as those who are enthusiastic about the implications of the radical Net Zero ambition on the energy system as a whole.

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787423589
Length: 152 pages
Price: £125.00

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Gas and LNG Price Arbitrations

A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): James Freeman and Mark Levy

This practical new edition contains contributions from leading international arbitration practitioners and arbitrators in the field, in-house counsel and industry experts and 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 builds on the first edition by containing insights into more substantive topics such as hub indexation, the impact on pricing of non-price terms like destination flexibility, and the differences between gas and LNG price reviews.

 

Publication date: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787421929
Length: 261 pages
Price: £175.00

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Intellectual Property in Electronics and Software:

A Global Guide to Rights and Their Applications, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Nicholas Fox

Intellectual Property in Electronics and Software provides practical guidance and addresses key IP law issues in major jurisdictions worldwide which impact on software and electronics companies. This new edition covers the latest case law on open source software and standard essential patents and features new chapters on the likely impact of the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent. Geographical coverage has also been expanded to include details of the procedures and protection available in Italy. Written by a team of leading specialists in IP law, this is an invaluable guide to navigating the complex and overlapping rights which protect innovation in this field.

Publication date: Dec 2019
ISBN: 9781787422049
Length: 400 pages
Price: £148.00

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Negotiating Technology Contracts


Author(s): Kit Burden, Mark O'Conor and Duncan Pithouse

This practical, how-to book seeks to explain the perspectives of both sides of the negotiating table on a clause-by-clause basis, clearly setting out the key points they will want to protect – and why – while also offering suggestions as to what they may be willing to concede or compromise upon. It is written with the benefit of DLA Piper’s unparalleled view of the global market for technology sourcing and outsourcing projects, and from acting both for customers and service providers in this space.

Publication date: Dec 2019
ISBN: 9781787423220
Length: 240 pages
Price: £165.00

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Partner Retirement in Law Firms: Strategies for Partners, Law Firms and Other Professional Services


Consulting editor(s): Ronnie Fox

Many professionals, especially those who own all or part of their firm, find it difficult to think about retirement. Partner Retirement in Law Firms is designed to help reduce procrastination and encourage proactive retirement planning. In this new Special Report, expert contributors provide tips and guidance for navigating the difficult aspects of retirement in the broad context of career planning. 

Publication date: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787423428
Length: 136 pages
Price: £95.00

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Private Equity

A Transactional Analysis, Fourth Edition

Consulting editor(s): Chris Hale, Travers Smith LLP

This practical fourth edition introduces the world of private equity, explains its rise and recent dynamics, and explores the key ingredients of private equity transactions and the technical issues associated with them.  Featuring fully updated chapters by leading private equity practitioners, the book includes high-level analysis of private equity fund structures, equity and debt finance, acquisition documentation, due diligence, tax structuring, pensions issues and public-to-privates.

 

Publication date: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787421844
Length: 471 pages
Price: £195.00

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Setting Up a Family Office


Author(s): Barbara R Hauser, Keith Drewery

Setting up a family office is never an easy undertaking and can present numerous challenges for anyone seeking to steward assets for future generations or meet the complex needs of extended family members. This Special Report provides a practical guide to the main factors to consider when setting up a family office and helps families and their advisers navigate a path through the wide range of family office models in use today.

Publication date: Feb 2020
ISBN: 9781787423183
Length: 80 pages
Price: £85.00

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Smart Collaboration for In-house Legal Teams


Author(s): Dr Heidi K Gardner

In-house legal teams are under more pressure than ever to add value to their organisations. This Special Report combines the rigour of Harvard research with a pragmatic focus based on input from hundreds of General Counsels, in-house lawyers, CEOs and board members to show why and how legal teams work across silos – what we call ‘Smart Collaboration.’ It includes the business case, practical tips, case studies and tools to help legal teams master the four essential ‘vectors’ of collaboration. 

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787423503
Length: 144 pages
Price: £75.00

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The Encyclopaedia of Upstream Oil and Gas

Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Professor Dr Eduardo G Pereira

This updated edition provides the unique combination of an encyclopaedia with commentary for the entire chain of petroleum activities.Fully updated, this new edition provides additional sections on (i) international laws and treaties with direct impact on the upstream sector, (2) anti-corruption laws and practices, (3) corporate and social responsibility, (4) oil and gas service contracts, (5) confidentiality agreement, among others.

Publication date: Dec 2019
ISBN: 9781787423107
Length: 416 pages
Price: £235.00

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Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions

Fifth edition

Consulting editor(s): Alon Kaplan; Advisory Editor: Barbara R Hauser

The fifth edition of Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions has been fully updated and features a number of new chapters on topics including trust and real estate trust in Israel, what it means to be a fiduciary family office, the role of the trust protector, Islamic (Waqf) trusts, and trusts in relation to divorce. In addition, new for this edition are chapters on Germany and Bermuda. Produced in association with STEP, this new fifth edition provides a solid grounding in the use of trusts in a wide range of important jurisdictions and contexts. It also examines related topics such as trust taxation, anti-money laundering laws, the OECD initiative, CRS, exchange of information, transparency of registers and the notion that countries are entitled to collect taxes beyond their borders, among others.

Publication date: Dec 2019
ISBN: 9781787422988
Length: 880 pages (now in two volumes) pages
Price: £295.00

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