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: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787422902
Length: 461 pages
Price: £145.00

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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: 250 pages
Price: £140.00

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Business Thinking in Practice for In-House Counsel

Taking Your Seat at the Table

Author(s): Catherine McGregor

Business Thinking in Practice for In-house Counsel: Taking Your Seat at the Table takes a practical look at key concepts from influential business theory and illustrates how these are applicable to managing or working in an in-house legal department.

Topics covered include purpose, culture, talent and innovation, all of which intersect to provide the structure and framework for legal teams to create a competitive edge. Each chapter features an interview and case study with a general counsel and/or legal team to demonstrate how business concepts can be used in-house most effectively.

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787423268
Length: 200 pages
Price: £45.00

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Essential Soft Skills for Lawyers: What They Are and How to Develop Them


Author(s): Kim Tasso

This Special Report offers a research-based view into the importance of soft skills for modern lawyers and how law firms develop essential soft skills – whether to comply with SRA rules, to lead productive teams, to provide the best service to clients or to grow their practice. This report is the guide to developing the skills needed to get ahead and stay ahead in your legal career.

Publication date: Jul 2020
ISBN: 9781787423381
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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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: Jan 2020
ISBN: 9781787421929
Length: 240 pages
Price: £175.00

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Joint Operating Agreements:

A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Peter Roberts, Reg Fowler

This fourth edition of the leading work on joint operating agreements (JOAs) provides a practical examination of the provisions of a typical JOA, with a particular focus on the critical issues of scope, the operator’s role, joint and exclusive operations, default, transfers and decommissioning. There is also practical analysis of the key issues which apply to the operation of any JOA and the positions which are taken in the leading industry model form contracts. The perspectives of the operator and non-operator are addressed, along with consideration of the domestic and international standards applicable to petroleum projects.

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787422629
Length: 373 pages
Price: £155.00

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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: Nov 2019
ISBN: 9781787423220
Length: 185 pages
Price: £165.00

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


Author(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 book, expert contributors provide tips and guidance for navigating the difficult aspects of retirement in the broad context of career planning. 

Publication date: May 2020
ISBN: 9781787423428
Length: 90 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: 420 pages
Price: £150.00

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Private Trust Companies

A Handbook for Advisers

Consulting editor(s): Todd Mayo

This handbook is a comprehensive resource for lawyers, accountants, family office executives and any others who advise ultra-wealthy families on private trust companies. Featuring chapters written by leading practitioners, it fully explores the legal, regulatory and practical dimensions of forming and operating a private trust company.

Publication date: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787423145
Length: 280 pages
Price: £140.00

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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: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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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: 103 pages
Price: £65.00

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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: 360 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: 800 pages (now in two volumes) pages
Price: £295.00

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