Anticorruption Laws and Regulations

A Global Guide

Consulting editor(s): Roberto Hernández-García

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.

Publication date: Aug 2018
ISBN: 9781787421172
Length: 433 pages
Price: £175.00

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Bridging the Gender Pay Gap in Law Firms

Author(s): Stephanie Hawthorne

This special report focuses on law firms' gender pay gaps with statistics from the top 50 law firms. This follows new UK government regulations that came into force in April 2017 which required statutory reporting of the gender pay gap for the first time. The report analyses what individual law firms are doing to fix the gender pay gap, including work allocation, mentoring, maternity support, parental leave, women lawyers’ networks with analysis from HR directors and lawyers.  This cutting edge report will be essential reading for law firm management and practitioners keen to understand the gender pay gap in law.

Publication date: Nov 2018
ISBN: 9781787422131
Length: 71 pages
Price: £45.00

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Creating the Trusted Team of Advisers for a Family Business

Author(s): Ken McCracken

This special report describes how family businesses can benefit from a high-performing, inter-disciplinary advisory team for trusted advice, with members sourced from different organisations, and who have demonstrably effective processes for looking after an entire family and their business interests. Members of such a team are committed to helping the family achieve success.

Publication date: Oct 2018
ISBN: 9781787422216
Length: 88 pages
Price: £65.00

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International E-Discovery

A Global Handbook of Law and Technology

Consulting editor(s): Mark Surguy, Weightmans

Co-published with Legalink, International E-discovery offers a unique collection of world-wide analysis on the state of knowledge and practice in the use of digital evidence in legal and regulatory contexts. Written by hands-on technologists and legal practitioners this publication surveys the very latest developments that have been achieved in the principal legal centres of the commercial world in the use of leading-edge technology.  

 

Publication date: Aug 2018
ISBN: 9781787421721
Length: 214 pages
Price: £150.00

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International Patent Litigation

Developing an Effective Strategy, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Gwilym Roberts, Kilburn & Strode LLP

New to the second edition is expanded coverage of Asia, including chapters on China, Hong Kong, Korea and India, as well as topic-based chapters focused on topical developments surrounding the unitary patent and the European Patent Office.

Publication date: Nov 2018
ISBN: 9781909416550
Length: 449 pages
Price: £145.00

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Legal Tech and Digital Transformation: Competitive Positioning and Business Models of Law Firms

Author(s): Gerard Tanja, Robert van Beemen, Rupprecht Graf von Pfeil

This Special Report on Legal Tech and Digital Transformation offers a practical framework on the impact of technology, legal tech and technology-based legal services on the formulation of strategy in law firms; how legal tech affects the competitive positioning and business model of law firms and how national and international law firms implement technology. The report will offer essential reading for law firm leaders concerned with how to engage effectively with legal tech today.

Publication date: Nov 2018
ISBN: 9781787422094
Length: 62 pages
Price: £45.00

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Mining and Minerals

A Practical Guide to the Life Cycle of a Mining Project

Consulting editor(s): Darrell W Podowski and Jennifer Poirier, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

This practical title outlines in a single volume the essential principles involved in the life of a mining project, from preliminary agreements, to the sale and purchase of minerals, and the decommissioning of mining assets. It is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of key commercial and legal principles and documentation involved in finding and developing a mining project. co-edited by Canadian law firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell’s Darrell Podowski, a highly-ranked expert in mining law, and Jennifer Poirier, organiser of Canadian-based mining association, the Young Mining Professionals, this practical title features contributions from leading practitioners around the world.

 

Publication date: Jan 2019
ISBN: 9781787421288
Length: 259 pages
Price: £140.00

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Oil and Gas M&A

A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Marc Hammerson, Stephenson Harwood LLP and John LaMaster, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

As well as providing chapters on each type of acquisition method, this second edition also includes an analysis of the underlying structuring decisions. In addition, this practical guide covers a number of ancillary areas, including valuations, financing, tax and accounting. Decommissioning liability is also considered in an M&A context. A number of new chapters are also featured, covering topics such as competition law, environmental law and dealing with material adverse changes.This comprehensive new edition will prove an essential resource to anyone involved in the upstream industry M&A process including lawyers, bankers, financiers, business executives, accountants and tax advisers.

 

Publication date: Jul 2018
ISBN: 9781787421486
Length: 301 pages
Price: £160.00

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Oil and Gas

A Practical Handbook, Third Edition

Consulting editor(s): Renad Younes, Ashurst LLP

This new edition of our best-selling title outlines in a single volume the essential principles involved in documenting oil and gas transactions, from the upstream exploration phase to transportation by pipeline and liquefied natural gas to sales and marketing. It is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of the commercial and legal principles involved. Edited by Renad Younes, Partner at international law firm Ashurst, the fully updated third edition features contributions from leading practitioners including experts at Dentons, King & Spalding and Ashurst. 

 

Publication date: Dec 2018
ISBN: 9781787421523
Length: 402 pages
Price: £160.00

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Regulation, Compliance and Ethics in Law Firms

Author(s): Tracey Calvert

It is essential that law firm owners and managers acknowledge and have strategies to accommodate risk management, regulatory and legal compliance and ethical values in their business and an understanding as to how this will be achieved. This guide is intended to provide lawyers with the language, arguments and practical solutions which are needed.

Publication date: Nov 2018
ISBN: 9781787422292
Length: 240 pages
Price: £65.00

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Shipping Finance

A Practical Handbook, Fourth Edition

Consulting editor(s): Stephenson Harwood LLP

Now in its fourth edition, and containing over 500 pages of fully revised and updated material, Shipping Finance includes an analysis of ship mortgage terms and conditions, and mortgagee rights across the main maritime jurisdictions.
In addition, Shipping Finance provides an extensive discussion of the procedure and documentation for registering ships on a country-by-country basis, with detailed advice from local experts. 
 

Publication date: Jul 2018
ISBN: 9781787421400
Length: 676 pages
Price: £195.00

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Smart Collaboration for Lateral Hiring: Successful Strategies to Recruit and Integrate Laterals in Law Firms

Author(s): Dr Heidi K Gardner, Anusia E Gillespie

This Special Report offers a new, research-based approach for law firms to improve their lateral hiring process and results by engaging new hires in smart collaboration.  Laterals who collaborate with their new colleagues are significantly more likely to stay with the firm longer, to hit or exceed their targets, and to thrive professionally.  Firms need a well-constructed plan, a relentless focus on execution, and clear accountability processes if they expect to help laterals achieve two-way collaboration quickly and efficiently.  This Special Report offers the tools, processes, and best practices for successful implementation.

Publication date: Oct 2018
ISBN: 9781787421974
Length: 103 pages
Price: £65.00

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Social Media in Business Development and Relationship Management: A Guide for Lawyers

Author(s): Kim Tasso

This Special Report provides a practical introduction to social media for lawyers. By avoiding technical details and jargon, it offers a pragmatic guide on how all lawyers – irrespective of industry sector, firm size or client base – can successfully integrate social media into their marketing, business development and client relationship management programmes. 

 

Publication date: Oct 2018
ISBN: 9781787422377
Length: 120 pages
Price: £45.00

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The Independent Bar

Insights into a Unique Business Model

Consulting editor(s): David Barnes, Atkin Chambers

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.

Publication date: Mar 2018
ISBN: 9781787422520
Length: 170 pages
Price: £58.00

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World Stock Exchanges

A Practical Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Hugh Maule, Gowling WLG

As the world shrinks due to enhanced communication through technology, the choices available to companies in search of equity expand. For the advisers guiding those companies, the alternative markets that can be recommended increase year on year. This new edition seeks to assist those who may be interested in the equity markets in analysing the choices available to them and features fully updated contributions from leading practitioners in the field in a selection of major markets, including Australia, China, Dubai, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Publication date: Nov 2018
ISBN: 9781787421448
Length: 405 pages
Price: £165.00

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