A Practical Guide to the Transfer of Trusteeships
This text, first published by STEP in 2007 and now in its third edition, reviews the difficulties that arise on the transfer of trusteeships, particularly in respect of the negotiation of indemnities, and sets out a suggested approach.The book is an essential reference work for any legal practitioners, trust company professionals and others involved in advising on the transfer of trusteeships.
Accounting Procedures in Joint Operating Agreements:
An International Perspective
This new publication analyses and explores in detail what accounting procedures should apply, what the main issues are for an operator and a non-operator; and how the standard model forms address those issues. Several sets of JOA model forms (from AIPN, OGUK, Greenland and Norway, for example) are explored. Through the book, international oil companies, independents, national oil companies, legal advisers and consultants can learn how to perfect their accounting procedures and understand the risks and issues that they might face in the future.
Advising the Wealthy Client:
A Handbook for Working with the Ultra Wealthy
This comprehensive new handbook, featuring contributions by leading private client advisers, includes chapters on choosing a country of residence, buying substantial properties, risk and reputation management and an evaluation of the wealth infrastructure, the philanthropic framework and the future of global investing. Edited by Barbara Hauser, Editor of The International Family Offices Journal and the new edition of Family Offices: The STEP Handbook for Advisers, this new handbook will provide essential reading for all private client advisers, wherever they are based.
African Upstream Oil and Gas:
A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation
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 significant potential such as Sudan.
This unique new work provides a wider understanding of oil and gas law, contracts and regulations within the African continent.
Anticorruption Laws and Regulations
A Global Guide
This unique volume is a must-have tool for all in-house and international lawyers, legal counsel and consultants involved with local and cross-border corruption matters. Throughout the text, a range of local and international experts provide in-depth analysis of corruption issues and examine:
i) the current legal regime in their countries;
ii) the preventative measures that must be taken by companies operating in different jurisdictions;
iii) how to face investigations, prosecutions and trials; and
iv) the impact of cross-border regulations.
Arbitration in the International Energy Industry
This title provides a practical, user-friendly overview of the essentials of international arbitration in the energy industry. Leading practitioners from international law firms and global companies consider, among other things, the effective drafting of arbitration clauses, how to keep international arbitration affordable, gas price arbitrations, EPC and construction arbitrations, investment treaty disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty, third party funding in international arbitration and enforcement of arbitral awards. Edited by Ronnie King, Tokyo Managing Partner and international arbitration expert at international law firm Ashurst LLP, this title will be of practical value for all lawyers advising in the energy industry, and for others who have an interest in the important issues discussed.
Arbitration of M&A Transactions:
A Practical Global Guide, Second Edition
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.
Brand Protection Online:
A Practical Guide to Protection from Online Infringement
Brand Protection Online is a go-to guide for any user or adviser in need of strategies to combat IP infringement in the digital world or to get up to speed with the latest developments affecting brand holders online.
Brazilian Midstream and Downstream Oil and Gas:
A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation
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.
Brazilian Upstream Oil and Gas:
A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation, Second Edition
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.