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
Length: 339 pages
Cash Pooling and Insolvency:
Consulting editor(s): Marcel Willems on behalf of the International Bar Association
The first edition of this book, published in 2012, was very well received. Since then, there have been a number of reasons to update the information it contains: new case law, new national legislation and recent EU initiatives. Furthermore, chapters on Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have been added to the already impressive number of jurisdictions covered.
Publication date: Sep 2016
Length: 526 pages
Consulting editor(s): Look Chan Ho, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (General editor)
Written by specialists from each jurisdiction, this new edition provides an in-depth, article-by-article analysis of the local enactment and application of the model law in each of the jurisdictions concerned, alongside consideration of the relationship between the model law and any existing cross-border insolvency jurisprudence. New to the fourth edition are chapters on Chile and the Philippines with an expanded South African chapter to include the OHADA countries.
Publication date: Sep 2017
Length: 950 (two volumes) pages
European Debt Restructuring Handbook:
Consulting editor(s): Kon Asimacopoulos, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and Justin Bickle, Oaktree Capital Management
This publication brings together Europe's leading restructuring lawyers who were and remain instrumental in shaping the way that European restructurings are conducted and implemented today. Each chapter is a detailed case study, by key lawyers centrally involved, on leading restructurings including McCarthy& Stone, IMO Carwash, Monier, Countrywide, Autodistribution, SGD, La Seda de Barcelona, Schoeller Arca Systems, Risanamento SpA, Almatis, Wind Hellas I and II, European Directories and Rodenstock.
Publication date: Mar 2013
Length: 208 pages
General Counsel in the 21st Century:
Consulting editor(s): 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: Sep 2015
Length: 226 pages
Global Financial Crisis:
Consulting editor(s): 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: Sep 2009
Length: 509 pages
Good Governance in Law Firms:
Consulting editor(s): 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: Apr 2014
Length: 234 pages
Investing in Distressed Debt in Europe:
Consulting editor(s): Ignacio Buil Aldana
This co-publication with TMA Europe provides an overview of the European distressed debt market, covering debt trading, non-performing loans, direct lending, restructuring and workouts. It analyses these topics and others from a pan-European point of view, and is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of the commercial and legal complexities involved in a highly fragmented market where different jurisdictions, legislative frameworks and market practices apply.
Publication date: Nov 2016
Length: 327 pages
Law Firm Strategies for the 21st Century:
Consulting editor(s): 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: Dec 2013
Length: 252 pages
Licences and Insolvency:
Consulting editor(s): Matthias Nordmann, Ulrich Reber and Marcel Willems, on behalf of the International Bar Association
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.
Publication date: Oct 2014
Length: 328 pages
Managing Talent for Success:
Consulting editor(s): 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: Sep 2013
Length: 204 pages
Restructuring and Workouts
Consulting editor(s): Graham Lane, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
This third edition of 'Restructuring and Workouts: Strategies for Maximising Value' provides an essential resource, providing legal and practical guidance for restructuring professionals. Fully updated since the last edition in 2013, it includes several entirely new chapters, with in-depth coverage and analysis including overviews of the current market, a focus on topical sectors including retail and offshore, analysis of legal regimes in France, the US and Spain, examination of key themes including distressed M&A and an exclusive retrospective from the architects of the Lehman Brothers restructuring.
Publication date: Feb 2019
Length: 255 pages
Retention of Title in and out of Insolvency
Consulting editor(s): Marcel Willems on behalf of the International Bar Association
Suppliers of goods tend to think that they have strong rights if they retain ownership of delivered goods until the purchase price has been fully paid, because disputes involving non-payment can supposedly be solved fairly easily by claiming payment in court or repossessing the goods. However, things may get difficult for the supplier if a purchaser is in possession of the goods but then becomes insolvent. Such questions need answers, and this publication provides a practical overview of the most relevant legal issues concerning retention of title in more than 30 of the most important business nations globally.
Publication date: Dec 2015
Length: 383 pages
Secured Finance Transactions:
Consulting editor(s): Paul U Ali - University of Melbourne
This title takes a practical approach to security interests and has been designed with the practitioner in mind. With contributions from leading experts, Secured Finance Transactions: Key Assets and Emerging Markets provides an indispensable guide to important legal developments in the field of secured finance, the taking of security interests over key business assets, the legal framework for security interests in emerging markets and innovations in credit risk management.
Publication date: Sep 2007
Length: 246 pages
Sovereign Debt and Debt Restructuring:
Consulting editor(s): Eugenio A Bruno, Garrido Law Firm, TIG Americas
This title provides in-depth analysis of aspects of the intersection between the recent financial crisis in Europe and the law, litigation and practice of selected key international jurisdictions - mainly the United States, Europe and certain international arbitration tribunals.
Publication date: Apr 2013
Length: 231 pages
The Business of Law:
Consulting editor(s): 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: Mar 2012
Length: 173 pages
The Rule of Law in the 21st Century:
Author(s): 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: Nov 2015
Length: 214 pages
Author(s): Alan Tilley
This practical book draws upon the author’s 25 years’ experience in turnaround management and guides the reader through the key issues including staunching cash burn, creating cash generation, identifying viable business elements, eliminating loss-making sectors and excess cost, and identifying a revised strategy, a credible business plan and the management team to implement them.
Publication date: Feb 2019
Length: 221 pages