Sukuk and Islamic Capital Markets
A Practical Guide
This practical title provides a comprehensive overview of the Islamic capital markets, tracking their development from the first sukuks to the current outlook after the global economic crisis and the recent Sharia rulings of the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) in relation to sukuk. Featuring contributions by prominent practitioners, this book analyses market trends and key Sharia and legal issues and structures.
Sustaining Family Enterprise
Meeting the Challenges of Continuity, Control and Competitiveness
This second volume is intended to provide sustenance to those stakeholders committed to the core objectives presented in the title to the first book. It addresses ongoing issues facing both family shareholder control groups and the enterprises they control that surface in ongoing, mature, successful endeavours.
The Business of Law
Strategies for Success
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.
The Encyclopaedia of Oil and Gas Law Volume Two:
Midstream and Downstream
This major work uniquely combines an encyclopaedia with commentary for the entire chain of petroleum activities. The second volume deals exclusively with midstream and downstream activities. The topics it covers include energy policies; the relevant players in the sector - from governmental authorities to national oil companies; gas storage; the regulatory and contractual frameworks governing gas and sales agreements; liquefied natural gas; pipelines; distribution networks; refineries; trading and gas stations.
The Encyclopaedia of Oil and Gas Law, Volume One:
This book provides the unique combination of an encyclopaedia with commentary for the entire chain of petroleum activities. It will serve as a valuable tool for lawyers, professionals in industry, consultants, academics, engineers, geologists who are interested in understanding the key legal terms and provisions of the oil and gas industry.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
From May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC, representing a significant overhaul of data protection law in the European Union. Applicable to all EU Member States, the GDPR’s relevance spans not only organisations operating within the EU, but also those operating outside the EU.This commentary, published in association with German Law Publishers, provides a detailed look at the individual articles of the GDPR and is an essential resource aimed at helping legal practitioners prepare for compliance.
The European Union Trade Mark
A Practical Guide
2016 sees substantial changes to the European Union Trade Mark (EUTM) system, not least the change of name. This practical guide describes how the EUTM system works following those changes, including: what can be protected; how registrations are obtained and maintained; the many potential obstacles to registration and how to overcome them; and the rights given by a registration. In addition it explains the specific and peculiar features of the EUTM system, such as seniority and conversion, and covers the link between EUTMs and the Madrid Protocol.
The Independent Bar
Insights into a Unique Business Model
This practical guide, edited by David Barnes, Chief Executive & Director of Clerking at Atkin Chambers, provides readers with in-depth insight and advice into the management of chambers including business strategy, international development, talent management and compliance. The book features chapters from some of the most prominent clerks and CEOs currently working within the world of the Bar, as well as experts in accounting and recruitment.
The Rule of Law in the 21st Century
A Worldwide Perspective
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.
Trade Secret Protection
A Global Guide
Edited by leading IP practitioner Trevor Cook, this important title demystifies the law of trade secrets in over 30 jurisdictions, covering substantive and procedural aspects of both criminal and civil law and exploring the final remedies available. Designed to provide clear, comprehensive and practical guidance, this is a powerful tool for anyone requiring a broader and fuller understanding of trade secret protection globally.