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The Securitisation Law Review Edition 1

Editor Michael Urschel

King & Spalding LLP

The purpose of this inaugural edition of The Securitisation Law Review is to provide securitisation attorneys, borrowers, lenders and other market participants with insight into a sample of structural frameworks and regulatory issues surrounding the industry in a broad array of jurisdictions. This edition is not intended to be a comprehensive overview of securitisation regulation and structures in every jurisdiction, but rather to provide a frame of reference for, and a comparison of, the various structural features available and the regulatory considerations necessary in securitising assets globally.

The Insolvency ReviewEdition 7

Editor Donald S Bernstein

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

This seventh edition of The Insolvency Review once again offers an in-depth review of market conditions and insolvency case developments in key countries. A debt of gratitude is owed to the outstanding professionals around the world who have dedicated their time and talents to this book. As always, their contributions reflect diverse viewpoints and approaches, which in turn reflect the diversity of their respective national commercial cultures and laws.

The Islamic Finance and Markets ReviewEdition 4

Editors John Dewar and Munib Hussain

Milbank LLP

We are honoured to present the fourth edition of The Islamic Finance and Markets Law Review. The chapters that follow describe the manner in which Islamic, or shariah-compliant, finance is practised in various jurisdictions throughout the world. Although each country will have variations, one of the most striking features of Islamic finance as a legal discipline is that it includes core concepts and structures that cross jurisdictional boundaries.

The Private Wealth & Private Client ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Riches

RMW Law LLP

There is no doubt that the increased cost and complexity of regulation is driving trends towards simpler structures with fewer layers and involving fewer jurisdictions. The theme of ever-greater levels of transparency and increased complexity of overlapping regulation continues. The dichotomy between Western Europe and the United States, in terms of their different approach to these issues, also remains very apparent to observers.

The Virtual Currency Regulation ReviewEdition 2

Editors Michael S Sackheim and Nathan A Howell

Sidley Austin LLP

The second edition of the Review provides a practical analysis of recent legal and regulatory changes and developments, and of their effects, and looks forward to expected trends in the area of virtual currencies on a country-by-country basis. It is not intended to be an exhaustive guide to the regulation of virtual currencies globally or in any of the included jurisdictions. Instead, for each jurisdiction, the authors have endeavoured to provide a sufficient overview for the reader to understand the current legal and regulatory environment.

The Asset Management ReviewEdition 8

Editor Paul Dickson

Slaughter and May

This continues to be a period of change and uncertainty for the asset management industry, as funds and managers act to comply with regulatory developments and investor requirements, and adapt to the changing geopolitical landscape. The world of asset management is increasingly complex, but it is hoped that this edition of The Asset Management Review will be a useful and practical companion as we face the challenges and opportunities of the coming year.

The Restructuring ReviewEdition 12

Editor Christopher Mallon

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

We are very pleased to present this twelfth edition of The Restructuring Review. As with the previous editions, our intention is to help general counsel, private practice lawyers and the public sector understand the conditions prevailing in the global restructuring market in 2019, and to highlight some of the more significant legal and commercial developments and trends that have been evident in recent years, and that are expected to be significant in the future.

The Lending and Secured Finance ReviewEdition 5

Editor Azadeh Nassiri

Slaughter and May

This fifth edition contains contributions from leading practitioners in 25 different countries. We would like to thank each of the contributors for taking the time to share their expertise on the developments in the corporate lending and secured finance markets in their respective jurisdictions, and on the challenges and opportunities facing market participants.

The Transfer Pricing Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Steve Edge and Dominic Robertson

Slaughter and May

This publication aims to give readers a high-level overview of the principal transfer pricing rules in each country covered in the Review. Each chapter summarises the country’s substantive transfer pricing rules, explains how a transfer pricing dispute is handled, from initial scrutiny through to litigation or settlement, and discusses the interaction between transfer pricing and other parts of the tax code (such as withholding taxes, customs duties, and attempts to prevent double taxation).

The Project Finance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor David F Asmus

Sidley Austin LLP

Many of the classic project finance texts are becoming increasingly dated as the years go by, while project finance itself continues to evolve with the markets it serves. The purpose of this volume is to provide a living guide to project finance that will be updated on a regular basis, while still tackling the core project finance concepts that every practitioner needs to understand.

The Banking Regulation ReviewEdition 10

Editor Jan Putnis

Slaughter and May

Banking regulation continues to confound the idea that views about how banks should be regulated will eventually settle down to an orthodoxy broadly accepted throughout the world. This edition covers 37 countries and territories in addition to our usual chapters on international initiatives and the European Union. There must be a feeling among many of the authors that banking regulation is a subject that will never settle down; that it will never return to being the rather duller subject that it was before it became a political issue more than 10 years ago.

The Transport Finance Law ReviewEdition 5

Editor Harry Theochari

Norton Rose Fulbright

This book is intended to provide the legal industry with a guide to transport finance today, in each of the key jurisdictions globally in which aircraft, rolling stock and ships are financed. Each contribution reflects the significance of the transport sector today, and the need for readily available funding for industries that underpin the global economy by transporting people and commodities around the world every day.

The Financial Technology Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Thomas A Frick

Niederer Kraft Frey

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Financial Technology Law Review. The authors of this publication are from the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. They each have a proven record of experience in the field of fintech; they know both the law and how it is applied. We hope that you will find their experience invaluable and enlightening when dealing with any of the varied issues fintech raises in the legal and regulatory field.

The Initial Public Offerings Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor David J Goldschmidt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

This publication introduces the reader to the main stock exchanges around the globe and their related initial public offering (IPO) regulatory environments, and provides insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscapes in 18 different jurisdictions. Each chapter gives a general overview of the IPO process in the region, addresses regulatory and exchange requirements, and presents key offering considerations.

The Consumer Finance Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Richard Fischer, Obrea Poindexter and Jeremy Mandell

Morrison & Foerster

Consumer choice for financial products and services is proliferating across global markets. The ability to reach consumers at any time on their mobile phones, tablets or other devices has helped attract substantial capital investment in consumer financial services. This survey of consumer finance law describes the legal and regulatory approaches taken in the jurisdictions covered. Each chapter addresses the key characteristics of, and current climate within, a particular jurisdiction. Although payments, lending and deposits are the focus of this survey, other financial products and services are discussed where relevant.

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance ReviewEdition 5

Editor Marc P Hanrahan

Milbank LLP

While there have been ups and downs, of course, for leveraged finance over the last 40 years (most notably during the financial crisis), leveraged finance used to support acquisitions has become a very big business and is almost certainly here to stay (and probably grow). This volume is intended to contribute to the knowledge base of lawyers who participate, or aspire to participate, in leveraged finance used for acquisitions. It will hopefully provide an overview and introduction for the novice and be a ready resource for an active practitioner who needs to know about relevant laws and practices in jurisdictions around the world.

The International Capital Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor Jeffrey Golden

P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation

This book serves two purposes, one obvious, but the other possibly less so. Quite obviously, and one reason for its continuing popularity, The International Capital Markets Review addresses the comparative law aspect of our readers’ international capital markets (ICM) workload and equips them with a comparative law reference source. Globalisation and technological change mean that the transactional practice of a capital markets lawyer, wherever based, no longer enjoys the luxury, if ever it did, of focusing solely at home within the confines of a single jurisdiction. Globalisation means that fewer and fewer opportunities or challenges are truly local, and technology more and more permits a practitioner to tackle international issues.

The Banking Litigation Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Christa Band

Linklaters LLP

As we noted in the Preface to last year’s edition of the Banking Litigation Law Review, banks will always be regular litigants – generally as defendants – and this year’s contribution of jurisdiction-specific chapters explains how and why.

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance ReviewEdition 5

Editor Marc P Hanrahan

Milbank LLP

While there have been ups and downs, of course, for leveraged finance over the last 40 years (most notably during the financial crisis), leveraged finance used to support acquisitions has become a very big business and is almost certainly here to stay (and probably grow). This volume is intended to contribute to the knowledge base of lawyers who participate, or aspire to participate, in leveraged finance used for acquisitions. It will hopefully provide an overview and introduction for the novice and be a ready resource for an active practitioner who needs to know about relevant laws and practices in jurisdictions around the world.

The Asset Management ReviewEdition 8

Editor Paul Dickson

Slaughter and May

This continues to be a period of change and uncertainty for the asset management industry, as funds and managers act to comply with regulatory developments and investor requirements, and adapt to the changing geopolitical landscape. The world of asset management is increasingly complex, but it is hoped that this edition of The Asset Management Review will be a useful and practical companion as we face the challenges and opportunities of the coming year.

The Banking Litigation Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Christa Band

Linklaters LLP

As we noted in the Preface to last year’s edition of the Banking Litigation Law Review, banks will always be regular litigants – generally as defendants – and this year’s contribution of jurisdiction-specific chapters explains how and why.

The Banking Regulation ReviewEdition 10

Editor Jan Putnis

Slaughter and May

Banking regulation continues to confound the idea that views about how banks should be regulated will eventually settle down to an orthodoxy broadly accepted throughout the world. This edition covers 37 countries and territories in addition to our usual chapters on international initiatives and the European Union. There must be a feeling among many of the authors that banking regulation is a subject that will never settle down; that it will never return to being the rather duller subject that it was before it became a political issue more than 10 years ago.

The Consumer Finance Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Richard Fischer, Obrea Poindexter and Jeremy Mandell

Morrison & Foerster

Consumer choice for financial products and services is proliferating across global markets. The ability to reach consumers at any time on their mobile phones, tablets or other devices has helped attract substantial capital investment in consumer financial services. This survey of consumer finance law describes the legal and regulatory approaches taken in the jurisdictions covered. Each chapter addresses the key characteristics of, and current climate within, a particular jurisdiction. Although payments, lending and deposits are the focus of this survey, other financial products and services are discussed where relevant.

The Financial Technology Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Thomas A Frick

Niederer Kraft Frey

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Financial Technology Law Review. The authors of this publication are from the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. They each have a proven record of experience in the field of fintech; they know both the law and how it is applied. We hope that you will find their experience invaluable and enlightening when dealing with any of the varied issues fintech raises in the legal and regulatory field.

The Initial Public Offerings Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor David J Goldschmidt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

This publication introduces the reader to the main stock exchanges around the globe and their related initial public offering (IPO) regulatory environments, and provides insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscapes in 18 different jurisdictions. Each chapter gives a general overview of the IPO process in the region, addresses regulatory and exchange requirements, and presents key offering considerations.

The Insolvency ReviewEdition 7

Editor Donald S Bernstein

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

This seventh edition of The Insolvency Review once again offers an in-depth review of market conditions and insolvency case developments in key countries. A debt of gratitude is owed to the outstanding professionals around the world who have dedicated their time and talents to this book. As always, their contributions reflect diverse viewpoints and approaches, which in turn reflect the diversity of their respective national commercial cultures and laws.

The International Capital Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor Jeffrey Golden

P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation

This book serves two purposes, one obvious, but the other possibly less so. Quite obviously, and one reason for its continuing popularity, The International Capital Markets Review addresses the comparative law aspect of our readers’ international capital markets (ICM) workload and equips them with a comparative law reference source. Globalisation and technological change mean that the transactional practice of a capital markets lawyer, wherever based, no longer enjoys the luxury, if ever it did, of focusing solely at home within the confines of a single jurisdiction. Globalisation means that fewer and fewer opportunities or challenges are truly local, and technology more and more permits a practitioner to tackle international issues.

The Islamic Finance and Markets ReviewEdition 4

Editors John Dewar and Munib Hussain

Milbank LLP

We are honoured to present the fourth edition of The Islamic Finance and Markets Law Review. The chapters that follow describe the manner in which Islamic, or shariah-compliant, finance is practised in various jurisdictions throughout the world. Although each country will have variations, one of the most striking features of Islamic finance as a legal discipline is that it includes core concepts and structures that cross jurisdictional boundaries.

The Lending and Secured Finance ReviewEdition 5

Editor Azadeh Nassiri

Slaughter and May

This fifth edition contains contributions from leading practitioners in 25 different countries. We would like to thank each of the contributors for taking the time to share their expertise on the developments in the corporate lending and secured finance markets in their respective jurisdictions, and on the challenges and opportunities facing market participants.

The Private Wealth & Private Client ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Riches

RMW Law LLP

There is no doubt that the increased cost and complexity of regulation is driving trends towards simpler structures with fewer layers and involving fewer jurisdictions. The theme of ever-greater levels of transparency and increased complexity of overlapping regulation continues. The dichotomy between Western Europe and the United States, in terms of their different approach to these issues, also remains very apparent to observers.

The Project Finance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor David F Asmus

Sidley Austin LLP

Many of the classic project finance texts are becoming increasingly dated as the years go by, while project finance itself continues to evolve with the markets it serves. The purpose of this volume is to provide a living guide to project finance that will be updated on a regular basis, while still tackling the core project finance concepts that every practitioner needs to understand.

The Restructuring ReviewEdition 12

Editor Christopher Mallon

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

We are very pleased to present this twelfth edition of The Restructuring Review. As with the previous editions, our intention is to help general counsel, private practice lawyers and the public sector understand the conditions prevailing in the global restructuring market in 2019, and to highlight some of the more significant legal and commercial developments and trends that have been evident in recent years, and that are expected to be significant in the future.

The Securitisation Law Review Edition 1

Editor Michael Urschel

King & Spalding LLP

The purpose of this inaugural edition of The Securitisation Law Review is to provide securitisation attorneys, borrowers, lenders and other market participants with insight into a sample of structural frameworks and regulatory issues surrounding the industry in a broad array of jurisdictions. This edition is not intended to be a comprehensive overview of securitisation regulation and structures in every jurisdiction, but rather to provide a frame of reference for, and a comparison of, the various structural features available and the regulatory considerations necessary in securitising assets globally.

The Transfer Pricing Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Steve Edge and Dominic Robertson

Slaughter and May

This publication aims to give readers a high-level overview of the principal transfer pricing rules in each country covered in the Review. Each chapter summarises the country’s substantive transfer pricing rules, explains how a transfer pricing dispute is handled, from initial scrutiny through to litigation or settlement, and discusses the interaction between transfer pricing and other parts of the tax code (such as withholding taxes, customs duties, and attempts to prevent double taxation).

The Transport Finance Law ReviewEdition 5

Editor Harry Theochari

Norton Rose Fulbright

This book is intended to provide the legal industry with a guide to transport finance today, in each of the key jurisdictions globally in which aircraft, rolling stock and ships are financed. Each contribution reflects the significance of the transport sector today, and the need for readily available funding for industries that underpin the global economy by transporting people and commodities around the world every day.

The Virtual Currency Regulation ReviewEdition 2

Editors Michael S Sackheim and Nathan A Howell

Sidley Austin LLP

The second edition of the Review provides a practical analysis of recent legal and regulatory changes and developments, and of their effects, and looks forward to expected trends in the area of virtual currencies on a country-by-country basis. It is not intended to be an exhaustive guide to the regulation of virtual currencies globally or in any of the included jurisdictions. Instead, for each jurisdiction, the authors have endeavoured to provide a sufficient overview for the reader to understand the current legal and regulatory environment.

Competition and Regulatory / Compliance

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The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption ReviewEdition 8

Editor Mark F Mendelsohn

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

This eighth edition presents the views and observations of leading anti-corruption practitioners in jurisdictions spanning the globe. Given the numerous recent changes in domestic legal regimes, and the uncertainty in international relations, this book and the wealth of learning that it contains from around the world, will help guide practitioners and their clients when navigating the perils of corruption in foreign and transnational business, and in related internal and government investigations.

The Foreign Investment Regulation ReviewEdition 7

Editors Calvin S Goldman QC and Michael Koch

Goodmans LLP

Foreign investment continues to garner a great deal of attention. This Review provides a comprehensive guide to laws, regulations, policies and practices governing foreign investment in key international jurisdictions. It includes contributions from leading experts around the world from some of the most widely recognised law firms in their respective jurisdictions.

The Healthcare Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Sarah Ellson

Fieldfisher LLP

Welcome to the third edition of The Healthcare Law Review. The Review now provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 17 jurisdictions, with new contributions from Russia and South Africa in this edition. Our expert authors have also reviewed and updated their chapters to reflect the ever evolving situation in the jurisdictions covered in earlier editions. While a hugely diverse area of practice, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.

The Merger Control ReviewEdition 10

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

As this book evidences, today almost all competition authorities have a notification process in place – with most requiring pre-merger notification for transactions that meet certain prescribed minimum thresholds. Additional jurisdictions, most recently in South America, have added pre-merger notification regimes. In our endeavour to keep our readers well informed, we have expanded the jurisdictions covered by this book to include the newer regimes as well. Also, the book now includes chapters devoted to such ‘hot’ M&A sectors as pharmaceuticals, and high technology and media, in key jurisdictions to provide a more in-depth discussion of recent developments.

The Professional Negligence Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Bird

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain

This second edition provides an indispensable overview of the law and practice of professional liability and regulation in 15 jurisdictions. We have enlarged the number of jurisdictions covered adding substantial chapters dealing with Russia, Norway, Switzerland and Austria. The Professional Negligence Law Review contains information that is invaluable to the large number of firms, insurers, practitioners and other stakeholders who are concerned with the liability and regulatory issues of professionals across the globe.

The Intellectual Property and Antitrust ReviewEdition 4

Editor Thomas Vinje

Clifford Chance LLP

Intellectual property practitioners need to look beyond intellectual property laws themselves to understand the antitrust limits on the free exercise of rights. The task of this book is, with respect to key jurisdictions globally, to provide an annual concrete and practical overview of developments on the relationship between antitrust and intellectual property. This fourth edition provides an update on recent developments, as well as an overview of the overall existing lay of the land regarding the relationship between the two bodies of law.

The International Investigations ReviewEdition 9

Editor Nicolas Bourtin

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Under what circumstances can the corporate entity itself be charged with a crime? What are the possible penalties? Under what circumstances should a corporation voluntarily self-report potential misconduct on the part of its employees? Is it a realistic option for a corporation to defend itself at trial against a government agency? And how does a corporation manage the delicate interactions with employees whose conduct is at issue? The International Investigations Review answers these questions and many more and will serve as an indispensable guide when your clients face criminal or regulatory scrutiny in a country other than your own.

The Dominance and Monopolies ReviewEdition 7

Editors Maurits Dolmans and Henry Mostyn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

The seventh edition of The Dominance and Monopolies Review provides a welcome overview for busy practitioners and businesses who need an accessible and easily understandable summary of global abuse of dominance rules. As with previous years, each chapter – authored by a specialist local expert – summarises the abuse of dominance rules in a jurisdiction; provides a review of the regime’s enforcement activity in the past year; and sets out a prediction for future developments.

The Government Procurement ReviewEdition 7

Editors Jonathan Davey and Amy Gatenby

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

It is our pleasure to introduce the seventh edition of The Government Procurement Review. Our geographic coverage this year remains impressive, covering 17 jurisdictions, including the European Union, and the continued political and economic significance of government procurement remains clear.

The Banking Regulation ReviewEdition 10

Editor Jan Putnis

Slaughter and May

Banking regulation continues to confound the idea that views about how banks should be regulated will eventually settle down to an orthodoxy broadly accepted throughout the world. This edition covers 37 countries and territories in addition to our usual chapters on international initiatives and the European Union. There must be a feeling among many of the authors that banking regulation is a subject that will never settle down; that it will never return to being the rather duller subject that it was before it became a political issue more than 10 years ago.

The Public Competition Enforcement ReviewEdition 11

Editor Aidan Synnott

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

In the reports from around the world collected in this volume, we continue to see a good deal of international overlap among the issues and industries attracting government enforcement attention. Indeed, there are several examples of cross-border engagement in the chapters that follow, including discussions of parallel investigations in multiple jurisdictions. We continue to see the evolution and refinement of approaches to competition law enforcement in several jurisdictions.

The Initial Public Offerings Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor David J Goldschmidt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

This publication introduces the reader to the main stock exchanges around the globe and their related initial public offering (IPO) regulatory environments, and provides insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscapes in 18 different jurisdictions. Each chapter gives a general overview of the IPO process in the region, addresses regulatory and exchange requirements, and presents key offering considerations.

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Private Competition Enforcement ReviewEdition 12

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Private competition litigation can be an important complement to public enforcement in the achievement of compliance with the competition laws. For example, antitrust litigation has been a key component of the antitrust regime for decades in the United States. Private antitrust litigation is largely a work in progress in many parts of the world. Change occurs slowly in some jurisdictions, but clearly the direction is favourable to the recognition that private antitrust enforcement has a role to play.

The Cartels and Leniency ReviewEdition 7

Editors

Editor John Buretta

Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP

Editor John Terzaken

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

This book brings together leading competition law experts from 28 jurisdictions to address an issue of growing importance to large corporations, their managers and their lawyers: the potential liability, both civil and criminal, that may arise from unlawful agreements with competitors as to price, markets or output. The broad message of the book is that this risk is growing steadily. The authors are from some of the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. All have substantial experience with cartel investigations and many have served in senior positions in government.

The Environment and Climate Change Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Theodore L Garrett

Covington & Burling LLP

Environmental law is global in its reach. Multinational companies make business plans based on the laws and regulations of the countries in which they are headquartered and have manufacturing facilities as well as the countries in which they distribute and sell their products. This book offers a review, by leading environmental lawyers, of significant environmental laws and issues in their respective countries around the world.

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications ReviewEdition 9

Editor John P Janka

Latham & Watkins LLP

This fully updated ninth edition of The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review provides an overview of evolving legal constructs in 26 jurisdictions around the world. It is intended as a business-focused framework for both start-ups and established companies, as well as an overview for those interested in examining evolving law and policy in the rapidly changing TMT sector.

The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption ReviewEdition 8

Editor Mark F Mendelsohn

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

This eighth edition presents the views and observations of leading anti-corruption practitioners in jurisdictions spanning the globe. Given the numerous recent changes in domestic legal regimes, and the uncertainty in international relations, this book and the wealth of learning that it contains from around the world, will help guide practitioners and their clients when navigating the perils of corruption in foreign and transnational business, and in related internal and government investigations.

The Banking Regulation ReviewEdition 10

Editor Jan Putnis

Slaughter and May

Banking regulation continues to confound the idea that views about how banks should be regulated will eventually settle down to an orthodoxy broadly accepted throughout the world. This edition covers 37 countries and territories in addition to our usual chapters on international initiatives and the European Union. There must be a feeling among many of the authors that banking regulation is a subject that will never settle down; that it will never return to being the rather duller subject that it was before it became a political issue more than 10 years ago.

The Cartels and Leniency ReviewEdition 7

Editors

Editor John Buretta

Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP

Editor John Terzaken

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

This book brings together leading competition law experts from 28 jurisdictions to address an issue of growing importance to large corporations, their managers and their lawyers: the potential liability, both civil and criminal, that may arise from unlawful agreements with competitors as to price, markets or output. The broad message of the book is that this risk is growing steadily. The authors are from some of the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. All have substantial experience with cartel investigations and many have served in senior positions in government.

The Dominance and Monopolies ReviewEdition 7

Editors Maurits Dolmans and Henry Mostyn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

The seventh edition of The Dominance and Monopolies Review provides a welcome overview for busy practitioners and businesses who need an accessible and easily understandable summary of global abuse of dominance rules. As with previous years, each chapter – authored by a specialist local expert – summarises the abuse of dominance rules in a jurisdiction; provides a review of the regime’s enforcement activity in the past year; and sets out a prediction for future developments.

The Environment and Climate Change Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Theodore L Garrett

Covington & Burling LLP

Environmental law is global in its reach. Multinational companies make business plans based on the laws and regulations of the countries in which they are headquartered and have manufacturing facilities as well as the countries in which they distribute and sell their products. This book offers a review, by leading environmental lawyers, of significant environmental laws and issues in their respective countries around the world.

The Foreign Investment Regulation ReviewEdition 7

Editors Calvin S Goldman QC and Michael Koch

Goodmans LLP

Foreign investment continues to garner a great deal of attention. This Review provides a comprehensive guide to laws, regulations, policies and practices governing foreign investment in key international jurisdictions. It includes contributions from leading experts around the world from some of the most widely recognised law firms in their respective jurisdictions.

The Government Procurement ReviewEdition 7

Editors Jonathan Davey and Amy Gatenby

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

It is our pleasure to introduce the seventh edition of The Government Procurement Review. Our geographic coverage this year remains impressive, covering 17 jurisdictions, including the European Union, and the continued political and economic significance of government procurement remains clear.

The Healthcare Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Sarah Ellson

Fieldfisher LLP

Welcome to the third edition of The Healthcare Law Review. The Review now provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 17 jurisdictions, with new contributions from Russia and South Africa in this edition. Our expert authors have also reviewed and updated their chapters to reflect the ever evolving situation in the jurisdictions covered in earlier editions. While a hugely diverse area of practice, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.

The Initial Public Offerings Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor David J Goldschmidt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

This publication introduces the reader to the main stock exchanges around the globe and their related initial public offering (IPO) regulatory environments, and provides insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscapes in 18 different jurisdictions. Each chapter gives a general overview of the IPO process in the region, addresses regulatory and exchange requirements, and presents key offering considerations.

The Intellectual Property and Antitrust ReviewEdition 4

Editor Thomas Vinje

Clifford Chance LLP

Intellectual property practitioners need to look beyond intellectual property laws themselves to understand the antitrust limits on the free exercise of rights. The task of this book is, with respect to key jurisdictions globally, to provide an annual concrete and practical overview of developments on the relationship between antitrust and intellectual property. This fourth edition provides an update on recent developments, as well as an overview of the overall existing lay of the land regarding the relationship between the two bodies of law.

The International Investigations ReviewEdition 9

Editor Nicolas Bourtin

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Under what circumstances can the corporate entity itself be charged with a crime? What are the possible penalties? Under what circumstances should a corporation voluntarily self-report potential misconduct on the part of its employees? Is it a realistic option for a corporation to defend itself at trial against a government agency? And how does a corporation manage the delicate interactions with employees whose conduct is at issue? The International Investigations Review answers these questions and many more and will serve as an indispensable guide when your clients face criminal or regulatory scrutiny in a country other than your own.

The Merger Control ReviewEdition 10

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

As this book evidences, today almost all competition authorities have a notification process in place – with most requiring pre-merger notification for transactions that meet certain prescribed minimum thresholds. Additional jurisdictions, most recently in South America, have added pre-merger notification regimes. In our endeavour to keep our readers well informed, we have expanded the jurisdictions covered by this book to include the newer regimes as well. Also, the book now includes chapters devoted to such ‘hot’ M&A sectors as pharmaceuticals, and high technology and media, in key jurisdictions to provide a more in-depth discussion of recent developments.

The Private Competition Enforcement ReviewEdition 12

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Private competition litigation can be an important complement to public enforcement in the achievement of compliance with the competition laws. For example, antitrust litigation has been a key component of the antitrust regime for decades in the United States. Private antitrust litigation is largely a work in progress in many parts of the world. Change occurs slowly in some jurisdictions, but clearly the direction is favourable to the recognition that private antitrust enforcement has a role to play.

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Professional Negligence Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Bird

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain

This second edition provides an indispensable overview of the law and practice of professional liability and regulation in 15 jurisdictions. We have enlarged the number of jurisdictions covered adding substantial chapters dealing with Russia, Norway, Switzerland and Austria. The Professional Negligence Law Review contains information that is invaluable to the large number of firms, insurers, practitioners and other stakeholders who are concerned with the liability and regulatory issues of professionals across the globe.

The Public Competition Enforcement ReviewEdition 11

Editor Aidan Synnott

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

In the reports from around the world collected in this volume, we continue to see a good deal of international overlap among the issues and industries attracting government enforcement attention. Indeed, there are several examples of cross-border engagement in the chapters that follow, including discussions of parallel investigations in multiple jurisdictions. We continue to see the evolution and refinement of approaches to competition law enforcement in several jurisdictions.

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications ReviewEdition 9

Editor John P Janka

Latham & Watkins LLP

This fully updated ninth edition of The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review provides an overview of evolving legal constructs in 26 jurisdictions around the world. It is intended as a business-focused framework for both start-ups and established companies, as well as an overview for those interested in examining evolving law and policy in the rapidly changing TMT sector.

Corporate / Commercial

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The Insolvency ReviewEdition 7

Editor Donald S Bernstein

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

This seventh edition of The Insolvency Review once again offers an in-depth review of market conditions and insolvency case developments in key countries. A debt of gratitude is owed to the outstanding professionals around the world who have dedicated their time and talents to this book. As always, their contributions reflect diverse viewpoints and approaches, which in turn reflect the diversity of their respective national commercial cultures and laws.

The Executive Remuneration ReviewEdition 8

Editors

Editor Arthur Kohn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Editor Janet Cooper

Tapestry Compliance

Executive remuneration encompasses a diverse range of practices and is consequently influenced by many different areas of the law, including tax, employment, securities and other aspects of corporate law. We hope this book will be particularly useful in circumstances where a corporation is considering establishing a presence in a new jurisdiction, and is seeking to understand the various rules and regulations that may govern executive employment (or the corporate governance rules relating thereto) with regard to newly hired (or transferring) executives in that jurisdiction.

The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity ReviewEdition 4

Editors Adam O Emmerich and Robin Panovka

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

To create this publication, we have invited leading practitioners from around the globe to offer practical insights into what is going on around the conference tables and in the markets in their jurisdiction, with an eye to cross-border trends and transactions. We hope this compilation of insight from our remarkable multinational authors produces clarity and transparency into this exciting world of ‘liquid real estate’ and helps to further fuel the growth of the sector.

The Asset Management ReviewEdition 8

Editor Paul Dickson

Slaughter and May

This continues to be a period of change and uncertainty for the asset management industry, as funds and managers act to comply with regulatory developments and investor requirements, and adapt to the changing geopolitical landscape. The world of asset management is increasingly complex, but it is hoped that this edition of The Asset Management Review will be a useful and practical companion as we face the challenges and opportunities of the coming year.

The Mergers & Acquisitions ReviewEdition 13

Editor Mark Zerdin

Slaughter and May

We would like to thank the contributors for their support in producing the 13th edition of The Mergers & Acquisitions Review. We hope the commentary in the following 47 chapters will provide a richer understanding of the shape of the global markets, and the challenges and opportunities facing market participants.

The Shareholder Rights and Activism ReviewEdition 4

Editor Francis J Aquila

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

There is no question that shareholder activism is a prominent, and likely permanent, feature of the corporate landscape. As both shareholder activists and the companies they target have become more geographically diverse, it is increasingly important for legal and corporate practitioners to understand the legal framework and emerging trends of shareholder activism in the various international jurisdictions facing activism. The Shareholder Rights and Activism Review is designed as a primer on these aspects of shareholder activism in such jurisdictions.

The Merger Control ReviewEdition 10

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

As this book evidences, today almost all competition authorities have a notification process in place – with most requiring pre-merger notification for transactions that meet certain prescribed minimum thresholds. Additional jurisdictions, most recently in South America, have added pre-merger notification regimes. In our endeavour to keep our readers well informed, we have expanded the jurisdictions covered by this book to include the newer regimes as well. Also, the book now includes chapters devoted to such ‘hot’ M&A sectors as pharmaceuticals, and high technology and media, in key jurisdictions to provide a more in-depth discussion of recent developments.

The Restructuring ReviewEdition 12

Editor Christopher Mallon

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

We are very pleased to present this twelfth edition of The Restructuring Review. As with the previous editions, our intention is to help general counsel, private practice lawyers and the public sector understand the conditions prevailing in the global restructuring market in 2019, and to highlight some of the more significant legal and commercial developments and trends that have been evident in recent years, and that are expected to be significant in the future.

The Securities Litigation ReviewEdition 5

Editor William Savitt

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

The Securities Litigation Review is a guided introduction to the international varieties of enforcing rights related to the issuance and exchange of publicly traded securities. Unlike most of its sister international surveys, this review focuses on litigation – how rights are created and vindicated against the backdrop of courtroom proceedings.

The Private Equity ReviewEdition 8

Editor Stephen L Ritchie

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Private equity professionals need practical and informed guidance from local practitioners about how to raise money and close deals in multiple jurisdictions. This review has been prepared with this need in mind. It contains contributions from leading private equity practitioners in 25 different countries, with observations and advice on private equity deal-making and fundraising in their respective jurisdictions.

The Corporate Governance ReviewEdition 9

Editor Willem J L Calkoen

NautaDutilh

In this ninth edition, we can see that corporate governance is becoming a more vital and all-encompassing topic with each year that passes. We all realise that the modern corporation is one of the most ingenious concepts ever devised. Our lives are dominated by corporations. We eat and breathe through them, we travel with them, we are entertained by them, most of us work for them. Most corporations aim to add value to society, and they very often do. Some, however, are exploiting, polluting, poisoning and impoverishing us…

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Employment Law ReviewEdition 10

Editor Erika C Collins

Proskauer Rose LLP

For the past nine years, we have surveyed milestones and significant events in the international employment law space to update and publish The Employment Law Review. This tenth edition is proof of the continuously growing importance of international employment law. As the various editions of this book have highlighted, changes to the laws of many jurisdictions over the past several years emphasise why we continue to consolidate and review this text to provide readers with an up-to-date reference guide.

The Franchise Law ReviewEdition 6

Editor Mark Abell

Bird & Bird LLP

This book provides an introduction to the basic elements of international franchising and an overview of the way that it is regulated in 37 jurisdictions. It seeks to provide the reader with a high-level understanding of the challenges involved in international franchising in the first section, and then, in the second section, explains how these basic themes are reflected in the regulatory environment within each of the countries covered.

The Asset Management ReviewEdition 8

Editor Paul Dickson

Slaughter and May

This continues to be a period of change and uncertainty for the asset management industry, as funds and managers act to comply with regulatory developments and investor requirements, and adapt to the changing geopolitical landscape. The world of asset management is increasingly complex, but it is hoped that this edition of The Asset Management Review will be a useful and practical companion as we face the challenges and opportunities of the coming year.

The Corporate Governance ReviewEdition 9

Editor Willem J L Calkoen

NautaDutilh

In this ninth edition, we can see that corporate governance is becoming a more vital and all-encompassing topic with each year that passes. We all realise that the modern corporation is one of the most ingenious concepts ever devised. Our lives are dominated by corporations. We eat and breathe through them, we travel with them, we are entertained by them, most of us work for them. Most corporations aim to add value to society, and they very often do. Some, however, are exploiting, polluting, poisoning and impoverishing us…

The Employment Law ReviewEdition 10

Editor Erika C Collins

Proskauer Rose LLP

For the past nine years, we have surveyed milestones and significant events in the international employment law space to update and publish The Employment Law Review. This tenth edition is proof of the continuously growing importance of international employment law. As the various editions of this book have highlighted, changes to the laws of many jurisdictions over the past several years emphasise why we continue to consolidate and review this text to provide readers with an up-to-date reference guide.

The Executive Remuneration ReviewEdition 8

Editors

Editor Arthur Kohn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Editor Janet Cooper

Tapestry Compliance

Executive remuneration encompasses a diverse range of practices and is consequently influenced by many different areas of the law, including tax, employment, securities and other aspects of corporate law. We hope this book will be particularly useful in circumstances where a corporation is considering establishing a presence in a new jurisdiction, and is seeking to understand the various rules and regulations that may govern executive employment (or the corporate governance rules relating thereto) with regard to newly hired (or transferring) executives in that jurisdiction.

The Franchise Law ReviewEdition 6

Editor Mark Abell

Bird & Bird LLP

This book provides an introduction to the basic elements of international franchising and an overview of the way that it is regulated in 37 jurisdictions. It seeks to provide the reader with a high-level understanding of the challenges involved in international franchising in the first section, and then, in the second section, explains how these basic themes are reflected in the regulatory environment within each of the countries covered.

The Insolvency ReviewEdition 7

Editor Donald S Bernstein

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

This seventh edition of The Insolvency Review once again offers an in-depth review of market conditions and insolvency case developments in key countries. A debt of gratitude is owed to the outstanding professionals around the world who have dedicated their time and talents to this book. As always, their contributions reflect diverse viewpoints and approaches, which in turn reflect the diversity of their respective national commercial cultures and laws.

The Merger Control ReviewEdition 10

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

As this book evidences, today almost all competition authorities have a notification process in place – with most requiring pre-merger notification for transactions that meet certain prescribed minimum thresholds. Additional jurisdictions, most recently in South America, have added pre-merger notification regimes. In our endeavour to keep our readers well informed, we have expanded the jurisdictions covered by this book to include the newer regimes as well. Also, the book now includes chapters devoted to such ‘hot’ M&A sectors as pharmaceuticals, and high technology and media, in key jurisdictions to provide a more in-depth discussion of recent developments.

The Mergers & Acquisitions ReviewEdition 13

Editor Mark Zerdin

Slaughter and May

We would like to thank the contributors for their support in producing the 13th edition of The Mergers & Acquisitions Review. We hope the commentary in the following 47 chapters will provide a richer understanding of the shape of the global markets, and the challenges and opportunities facing market participants.

The Private Equity ReviewEdition 8

Editor Stephen L Ritchie

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Private equity professionals need practical and informed guidance from local practitioners about how to raise money and close deals in multiple jurisdictions. This review has been prepared with this need in mind. It contains contributions from leading private equity practitioners in 25 different countries, with observations and advice on private equity deal-making and fundraising in their respective jurisdictions.

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity ReviewEdition 4

Editors Adam O Emmerich and Robin Panovka

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

To create this publication, we have invited leading practitioners from around the globe to offer practical insights into what is going on around the conference tables and in the markets in their jurisdiction, with an eye to cross-border trends and transactions. We hope this compilation of insight from our remarkable multinational authors produces clarity and transparency into this exciting world of ‘liquid real estate’ and helps to further fuel the growth of the sector.

The Restructuring ReviewEdition 12

Editor Christopher Mallon

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

We are very pleased to present this twelfth edition of The Restructuring Review. As with the previous editions, our intention is to help general counsel, private practice lawyers and the public sector understand the conditions prevailing in the global restructuring market in 2019, and to highlight some of the more significant legal and commercial developments and trends that have been evident in recent years, and that are expected to be significant in the future.

The Securities Litigation ReviewEdition 5

Editor William Savitt

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

The Securities Litigation Review is a guided introduction to the international varieties of enforcing rights related to the issuance and exchange of publicly traded securities. Unlike most of its sister international surveys, this review focuses on litigation – how rights are created and vindicated against the backdrop of courtroom proceedings.

The Shareholder Rights and Activism ReviewEdition 4

Editor Francis J Aquila

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

There is no question that shareholder activism is a prominent, and likely permanent, feature of the corporate landscape. As both shareholder activists and the companies they target have become more geographically diverse, it is increasingly important for legal and corporate practitioners to understand the legal framework and emerging trends of shareholder activism in the various international jurisdictions facing activism. The Shareholder Rights and Activism Review is designed as a primer on these aspects of shareholder activism in such jurisdictions.

Dispute Resolution

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The Patent Litigation Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Trevor Cook

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

The Patent Litigation Law Review does not only summarise patent litigation procedures. The respective contributors to it, as leading practitioners in each of their jurisdictions, also focus on recent developments in substantive patent law as demonstrated by the most important recent court decisions in their respective jurisdictions, meaning that this Review also provides insight into the current controversies that affect patent law generally.

The Global Damages ReviewEdition 2

Editor Errol Soriano

Duff & Phelps

In the inaugural edition of this publication, we addressed various rules that set boundaries on what is permissible damages evidence. The focus in that publication was to survey the codified rules and common law principles underpinning the analysis and presentation of damages. In this, the second edition, we expand on that analysis with recent changes to the rules, and the authors also summarise noteworthy cases from the various jurisdictions.

The Insurance Disputes Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Joanna Page

Allen & Overy LLP

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Insurance Disputes Law Review. The first edition was very well received and demonstrated both the need and the very active interest, evident across the globe, in the legal frameworks for insurance and, in particular, in the insight that the developing disputes arena provides into this fascinating area. To be as user-friendly as possible, each chapter follows the same format – first providing an overview of the key framework for dealing with disputes, and then giving an update of recent developments in disputes.

The Professional Negligence Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Bird

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain

This second edition provides an indispensable overview of the law and practice of professional liability and regulation in 15 jurisdictions. We have enlarged the number of jurisdictions covered adding substantial chapters dealing with Russia, Norway, Switzerland and Austria. The Professional Negligence Law Review contains information that is invaluable to the large number of firms, insurers, practitioners and other stakeholders who are concerned with the liability and regulatory issues of professionals across the globe.

The International Arbitration ReviewEdition 10

Editor James H Carter

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

International arbitration is a fast-moving express train. The international arbitration community has created other publications that follow these developments regularly. Scholarly arbitration literature follows behind, at a more leisurely pace. There is a niche to be filled by an analytical review of what has occurred in each of the important arbitration jurisdictions during the past year. This volume, to which leading arbitration practitioners around the world have made valuable contributions, seeks to fill that space.

The Securities Litigation ReviewEdition 5

Editor William Savitt

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

The Securities Litigation Review is a guided introduction to the international varieties of enforcing rights related to the issuance and exchange of publicly traded securities. Unlike most of its sister international surveys, this review focuses on litigation – how rights are created and vindicated against the backdrop of courtroom proceedings.

The Investment Treaty Arbitration ReviewEdition 4

Editor Barton Legum

Dentons Europe LLP

The past year has again confirmed The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review’s contribution to its field. The biggest challenge for practitioners and clients over the past year has been to keep up with the flow of new developments and jurisprudence in the field. Many useful treatises on investment treaty arbitration have been written. The relentless rate of change in the field rapidly leaves them out of date. In this environment, therefore, The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review fulfils an essential function. Updated every year, it provides a current perspective on a quickly evolving topic.

The Class Actions Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Camilla Sanger

Slaughter and May

Class actions and major group litigation can be seismic events not only for the parties involved, but for whole industries and parts of society. That potential impact means they are one of the few types of claim that have become truly global in both importance and scope, as reflected in this third edition. As with previous editions of this review, this updated publication aims to provide practitioners and clients with a single overview handbook to which they can turn for the key procedures, developments and factors in play in a number of the world’s most important jurisdictions.

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Private Competition Enforcement ReviewEdition 12

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Private competition litigation can be an important complement to public enforcement in the achievement of compliance with the competition laws. For example, antitrust litigation has been a key component of the antitrust regime for decades in the United States. Private antitrust litigation is largely a work in progress in many parts of the world. Change occurs slowly in some jurisdictions, but clearly the direction is favourable to the recognition that private antitrust enforcement has a role to play.

The Dispute Resolution ReviewEdition 11

Editor Damian Taylor

Slaughter and May

The Dispute Resolution Review provides an indispensable overview of the civil court systems of 37 jurisdictions. It offers a guide to those who are faced with disputes that frequently cross international boundaries. As is often the way in law, difficult and complex problems can be solved in a number of ways, and this edition demonstrates that there are many different ways to organise and operate a legal system successfully. At the same time, common problems often submit to common solutions, and the curious practitioner is likely to discover that many of the solutions adopted abroad are not so different to those closer to home.

The Labour and Employment Disputes ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Robertson

Mayer Brown International LLP

Thirty years ago, employment law was almost entirely a national subject. During the past 15 years or so, that position has changed as business has become increasingly international. As this process developed, employers structured themselves internationally, so that legal and HR teams, among others, are able to deal with a globally mobile workforce. Employment law is a fast-moving area with significant developments occurring every year in all the jurisdictions covered by this book – employment law does not stand still.

The Tax Disputes and Litigation ReviewEdition 7

Editor Simon Whitehead

Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

The objective of this book is to provide tax professionals involved in disputes with revenue authorities in multiple jurisdictions with an outline of the principal issues arising in those jurisdictions. In this, the seventh edition, we have continued to add to the key jurisdictions where disputes are likely to occur for multinational businesses. Each chapter provides an overview of the procedural rules that govern tax appeals and highlights the pitfalls of which taxpayers need to be most aware.

The Sports Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor András Gurovits

Niederer Kraft Frey

The Sports Law Review is intended as a practical, business-focused legal guide for all relevant stakeholder groups in the area of sports, including sports business entities, sports federations, sports clubs and athletes. Its goal is to provide an analysis of recent developments and their effects on the sports law sector in 18 jurisdictions. It will serve as a guidebook for practitioners as to how a selected range of legal topics is dealt with under various national laws.

The Complex Commercial Litigation Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Steven M Bierman

Sidley Austin LLP

This first edition is published at a time when the world grows ever smaller and commercial relationships are the common currency that links countries and cultures across the globe. Whether you are a corporate counsel, a business executive, a private practitioner or a government official, and whether you are facing litigation or arbitration of a commercial dispute, negotiating a contract with an eye towards minimising litigation risk, or simply interested in learning more about this important area of law as related by a seasoned and savvy practitioner, we hope you will find this volume informative, instructive and enjoyable.

The Banking Litigation Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Christa Band

Linklaters LLP

As we noted in the Preface to last year’s edition of the Banking Litigation Law Review, banks will always be regular litigants – generally as defendants – and this year’s contribution of jurisdiction-specific chapters explains how and why.

The Banking Litigation Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Christa Band

Linklaters LLP

As we noted in the Preface to last year’s edition of the Banking Litigation Law Review, banks will always be regular litigants – generally as defendants – and this year’s contribution of jurisdiction-specific chapters explains how and why.

The Class Actions Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Camilla Sanger

Slaughter and May

Class actions and major group litigation can be seismic events not only for the parties involved, but for whole industries and parts of society. That potential impact means they are one of the few types of claim that have become truly global in both importance and scope, as reflected in this third edition. As with previous editions of this review, this updated publication aims to provide practitioners and clients with a single overview handbook to which they can turn for the key procedures, developments and factors in play in a number of the world’s most important jurisdictions.

The Complex Commercial Litigation Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Steven M Bierman

Sidley Austin LLP

This first edition is published at a time when the world grows ever smaller and commercial relationships are the common currency that links countries and cultures across the globe. Whether you are a corporate counsel, a business executive, a private practitioner or a government official, and whether you are facing litigation or arbitration of a commercial dispute, negotiating a contract with an eye towards minimising litigation risk, or simply interested in learning more about this important area of law as related by a seasoned and savvy practitioner, we hope you will find this volume informative, instructive and enjoyable.

The Dispute Resolution ReviewEdition 11

Editor Damian Taylor

Slaughter and May

The Dispute Resolution Review provides an indispensable overview of the civil court systems of 37 jurisdictions. It offers a guide to those who are faced with disputes that frequently cross international boundaries. As is often the way in law, difficult and complex problems can be solved in a number of ways, and this edition demonstrates that there are many different ways to organise and operate a legal system successfully. At the same time, common problems often submit to common solutions, and the curious practitioner is likely to discover that many of the solutions adopted abroad are not so different to those closer to home.

The Global Damages ReviewEdition 2

Editor Errol Soriano

Duff & Phelps

In the inaugural edition of this publication, we addressed various rules that set boundaries on what is permissible damages evidence. The focus in that publication was to survey the codified rules and common law principles underpinning the analysis and presentation of damages. In this, the second edition, we expand on that analysis with recent changes to the rules, and the authors also summarise noteworthy cases from the various jurisdictions.

The Insurance Disputes Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Joanna Page

Allen & Overy LLP

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Insurance Disputes Law Review. The first edition was very well received and demonstrated both the need and the very active interest, evident across the globe, in the legal frameworks for insurance and, in particular, in the insight that the developing disputes arena provides into this fascinating area. To be as user-friendly as possible, each chapter follows the same format – first providing an overview of the key framework for dealing with disputes, and then giving an update of recent developments in disputes.

The International Arbitration ReviewEdition 10

Editor James H Carter

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

International arbitration is a fast-moving express train. The international arbitration community has created other publications that follow these developments regularly. Scholarly arbitration literature follows behind, at a more leisurely pace. There is a niche to be filled by an analytical review of what has occurred in each of the important arbitration jurisdictions during the past year. This volume, to which leading arbitration practitioners around the world have made valuable contributions, seeks to fill that space.

The Investment Treaty Arbitration ReviewEdition 4

Editor Barton Legum

Dentons Europe LLP

The past year has again confirmed The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review’s contribution to its field. The biggest challenge for practitioners and clients over the past year has been to keep up with the flow of new developments and jurisprudence in the field. Many useful treatises on investment treaty arbitration have been written. The relentless rate of change in the field rapidly leaves them out of date. In this environment, therefore, The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review fulfils an essential function. Updated every year, it provides a current perspective on a quickly evolving topic.

The Labour and Employment Disputes ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Robertson

Mayer Brown International LLP

Thirty years ago, employment law was almost entirely a national subject. During the past 15 years or so, that position has changed as business has become increasingly international. As this process developed, employers structured themselves internationally, so that legal and HR teams, among others, are able to deal with a globally mobile workforce. Employment law is a fast-moving area with significant developments occurring every year in all the jurisdictions covered by this book – employment law does not stand still.

The Patent Litigation Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Trevor Cook

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

The Patent Litigation Law Review does not only summarise patent litigation procedures. The respective contributors to it, as leading practitioners in each of their jurisdictions, also focus on recent developments in substantive patent law as demonstrated by the most important recent court decisions in their respective jurisdictions, meaning that this Review also provides insight into the current controversies that affect patent law generally.

The Private Competition Enforcement ReviewEdition 12

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Private competition litigation can be an important complement to public enforcement in the achievement of compliance with the competition laws. For example, antitrust litigation has been a key component of the antitrust regime for decades in the United States. Private antitrust litigation is largely a work in progress in many parts of the world. Change occurs slowly in some jurisdictions, but clearly the direction is favourable to the recognition that private antitrust enforcement has a role to play.

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Professional Negligence Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Bird

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain

This second edition provides an indispensable overview of the law and practice of professional liability and regulation in 15 jurisdictions. We have enlarged the number of jurisdictions covered adding substantial chapters dealing with Russia, Norway, Switzerland and Austria. The Professional Negligence Law Review contains information that is invaluable to the large number of firms, insurers, practitioners and other stakeholders who are concerned with the liability and regulatory issues of professionals across the globe.

The Securities Litigation ReviewEdition 5

Editor William Savitt

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

The Securities Litigation Review is a guided introduction to the international varieties of enforcing rights related to the issuance and exchange of publicly traded securities. Unlike most of its sister international surveys, this review focuses on litigation – how rights are created and vindicated against the backdrop of courtroom proceedings.

The Sports Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor András Gurovits

Niederer Kraft Frey

The Sports Law Review is intended as a practical, business-focused legal guide for all relevant stakeholder groups in the area of sports, including sports business entities, sports federations, sports clubs and athletes. Its goal is to provide an analysis of recent developments and their effects on the sports law sector in 18 jurisdictions. It will serve as a guidebook for practitioners as to how a selected range of legal topics is dealt with under various national laws.

The Tax Disputes and Litigation ReviewEdition 7

Editor Simon Whitehead

Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

The objective of this book is to provide tax professionals involved in disputes with revenue authorities in multiple jurisdictions with an outline of the principal issues arising in those jurisdictions. In this, the seventh edition, we have continued to add to the key jurisdictions where disputes are likely to occur for multinational businesses. Each chapter provides an overview of the procedural rules that govern tax appeals and highlights the pitfalls of which taxpayers need to be most aware.

Energy and Natural Resources

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The Oil and Gas Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Christopher Strong

Vinson & Elkins LLP

International oil and gas law is a fascinating field, sitting at an intersection of law, politics and business. Practitioners in this field must be familiar not only with international norms and practices, but also local legal and regulatory requirements that can vary substantially from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The Oil and Gas Law Review is intended to serve as a starting point for practitioners in gaining an understanding of the key legal requirements in the jurisdictions in which they may be advising clients on transactional and operational matters.

The Mining Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor Erik Richer La Flèche

Stikeman Elliott LLP

The Mining Law Review is designed to be a practical, business-focused ‘year in review’ analysis of recent changes, developments and their effects, and a look forward at expected trends. The first part of the book is divided into 19 chapters, each dealing with mining in a particular jurisdiction. The second part of the book has three chapters that focus on financing.

The Renewable Energy Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Karen B Wong

Milbank LLP

This compendium has been formulated to provide you with a good overview of the legal framework and current status and challenges in structuring, financing and investing in renewable energy projects in the selected jurisdictions. Whether you are someone already active in this sector or merely interested in learning more about the policies, legal structures and state of play in the renewable energy industry globally, we hope that this guide will aid you in your efforts as a participant in an industry that is increasing the number of new sources for energy projects with fewer carbon emissions.

The Energy Regulation and Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor David L Schwartz

Latham & Watkins LLP

In our eighth year of writing and publishing The Energy Regulation and Markets Review, we have seen geopolitical changes that have added significant uncertainties to global energy policies.

The Environment and Climate Change Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Theodore L Garrett

Covington & Burling LLP

Environmental law is global in its reach. Multinational companies make business plans based on the laws and regulations of the countries in which they are headquartered and have manufacturing facilities as well as the countries in which they distribute and sell their products. This book offers a review, by leading environmental lawyers, of significant environmental laws and issues in their respective countries around the world.

The Energy Regulation and Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor David L Schwartz

Latham & Watkins LLP

In our eighth year of writing and publishing The Energy Regulation and Markets Review, we have seen geopolitical changes that have added significant uncertainties to global energy policies.

The Environment and Climate Change Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Theodore L Garrett

Covington & Burling LLP

Environmental law is global in its reach. Multinational companies make business plans based on the laws and regulations of the countries in which they are headquartered and have manufacturing facilities as well as the countries in which they distribute and sell their products. This book offers a review, by leading environmental lawyers, of significant environmental laws and issues in their respective countries around the world.

The Mining Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor Erik Richer La Flèche

Stikeman Elliott LLP

The Mining Law Review is designed to be a practical, business-focused ‘year in review’ analysis of recent changes, developments and their effects, and a look forward at expected trends. The first part of the book is divided into 19 chapters, each dealing with mining in a particular jurisdiction. The second part of the book has three chapters that focus on financing.

The Oil and Gas Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Christopher Strong

Vinson & Elkins LLP

International oil and gas law is a fascinating field, sitting at an intersection of law, politics and business. Practitioners in this field must be familiar not only with international norms and practices, but also local legal and regulatory requirements that can vary substantially from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The Oil and Gas Law Review is intended to serve as a starting point for practitioners in gaining an understanding of the key legal requirements in the jurisdictions in which they may be advising clients on transactional and operational matters.

The Renewable Energy Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Karen B Wong

Milbank LLP

This compendium has been formulated to provide you with a good overview of the legal framework and current status and challenges in structuring, financing and investing in renewable energy projects in the selected jurisdictions. Whether you are someone already active in this sector or merely interested in learning more about the policies, legal structures and state of play in the renewable energy industry globally, we hope that this guide will aid you in your efforts as a participant in an industry that is increasing the number of new sources for energy projects with fewer carbon emissions.

Industry

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The Media and Entertainment Law ReviewEdition 1

Editors R Bruce Rich and Benjamin E Marks

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

We are very pleased to present this important survey work on the ever-evolving state of the law globally as affects the day-to-day operations of the media and entertainment industries. This volume should be understood to serve, not as an encyclopaedic resource covering the broad and often complex legal landscape affecting the media and entertainment industries, but, rather, as a current snapshot of developments and country trends likely to be of greatest interest to the practitioner.

The Oil and Gas Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Christopher Strong

Vinson & Elkins LLP

International oil and gas law is a fascinating field, sitting at an intersection of law, politics and business. Practitioners in this field must be familiar not only with international norms and practices, but also local legal and regulatory requirements that can vary substantially from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The Oil and Gas Law Review is intended to serve as a starting point for practitioners in gaining an understanding of the key legal requirements in the jurisdictions in which they may be advising clients on transactional and operational matters.

The Mining Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor Erik Richer La Flèche

Stikeman Elliott LLP

The Mining Law Review is designed to be a practical, business-focused ‘year in review’ analysis of recent changes, developments and their effects, and a look forward at expected trends. The first part of the book is divided into 19 chapters, each dealing with mining in a particular jurisdiction. The second part of the book has three chapters that focus on financing.

The Executive Remuneration ReviewEdition 8

Editors

Editor Arthur Kohn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Editor Janet Cooper

Tapestry Compliance

Executive remuneration encompasses a diverse range of practices and is consequently influenced by many different areas of the law, including tax, employment, securities and other aspects of corporate law. We hope this book will be particularly useful in circumstances where a corporation is considering establishing a presence in a new jurisdiction, and is seeking to understand the various rules and regulations that may govern executive employment (or the corporate governance rules relating thereto) with regard to newly hired (or transferring) executives in that jurisdiction.

The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity ReviewEdition 4

Editors Adam O Emmerich and Robin Panovka

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

To create this publication, we have invited leading practitioners from around the globe to offer practical insights into what is going on around the conference tables and in the markets in their jurisdiction, with an eye to cross-border trends and transactions. We hope this compilation of insight from our remarkable multinational authors produces clarity and transparency into this exciting world of ‘liquid real estate’ and helps to further fuel the growth of the sector.

The Healthcare Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Sarah Ellson

Fieldfisher LLP

Welcome to the third edition of The Healthcare Law Review. The Review now provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 17 jurisdictions, with new contributions from Russia and South Africa in this edition. Our expert authors have also reviewed and updated their chapters to reflect the ever evolving situation in the jurisdictions covered in earlier editions. While a hugely diverse area of practice, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.

The Aviation Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Sean Gates

Gates Aviation LLP

The Aviation Law Review has from the outset been one of The Law Reviews’ most successful publications. We would like to extend our thanks to the many contributors to this volume and welcome those who have joined the group. Their studied, careful and insightful contributions are much appreciated by all those who now refer to The Aviation Law Review as one of their frontline resources.

The Real Estate Investment Structure Taxation Review Edition 1

Editors

Editor Giuseppe Andrea Giannantonio

Chiomenti

Editor Tobias Steinmann

EPRA

The aim of this volume is to provide a useful guide to those international and institutional investors willing to invest in real estate properties located in Europe, illustrating in a comparative manner different alternatives for the establishment of investment platforms in Europe and investment vehicles at a local level. In particular, each chapter provides insights from leading experts on the tax considerations and investment opportunities based on the specific national legislation.

The Shipping Law ReviewEdition 6

Editors George Eddings, Andrew Chamberlain and Holly Colaço

HFW

The sixth edition of this book aims to continue to provide those involved in handling shipping disputes with an overview of the key issues relevant to multiple jurisdictions. We have again invited contributions on the law of leading maritime nations, including both major flag states and the countries in which most shipping companies are located. We also include chapters on the law of the major shipbuilding centres and a range of other jurisdictions.

The Gambling Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor Carl Rohsler

Memery Crystal

Welcome to the fourth edition of The Gambling Law Review. The primary purpose of this work is to provide a short summary of the gambling law of a wide range of jurisdictions. The second aim is to allow practitioners in the field to be updated on developments over the course of the year. And last, of course, it is a good way to bring together some of the leading lawyers in this fascinating field, so that they can stay in touch and communicate with each other.

The Public-Private Partnership Law ReviewEdition 5

Editors Thiago Luís Sombra and Thiago Fernandes Moreira

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

We are very pleased to present the fifth edition of The Public-Private Partnership Law Review. Notwithstanding the number of chapters in various publications in The Law Reviews series on topics involving public-private partnerships (PPPs) and private finance initiatives (in areas such as projects and construction, real estate, mergers, transfers of concessionaires’ corporate control, special purpose vehicles and government procurement), we identified the need for a deeper understanding of the specific issues related to this topic in different countries.

The Initial Public Offerings Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor David J Goldschmidt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

This publication introduces the reader to the main stock exchanges around the globe and their related initial public offering (IPO) regulatory environments, and provides insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscapes in 18 different jurisdictions. Each chapter gives a general overview of the IPO process in the region, addresses regulatory and exchange requirements, and presents key offering considerations.

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Employment Law ReviewEdition 10

Editor Erika C Collins

Proskauer Rose LLP

For the past nine years, we have surveyed milestones and significant events in the international employment law space to update and publish The Employment Law Review. This tenth edition is proof of the continuously growing importance of international employment law. As the various editions of this book have highlighted, changes to the laws of many jurisdictions over the past several years emphasise why we continue to consolidate and review this text to provide readers with an up-to-date reference guide.

The Real Estate Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Nevin

Slaughter and May

Real estate is increasingly viewed on a global basis and readers can only benefit from a general understanding of how individual jurisdictions operate within the global real estate market. This edition extends to 31 jurisdictions and each chapter provides an invaluable insight into key legal issues and market trends in the author’s jurisdiction and, together, they offer an up-to-date synopsis of the global real estate market. The Review seeks to identify distinctions in practice between the different jurisdictions by highlighting particular local issues.

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications ReviewEdition 9

Editor John P Janka

Latham & Watkins LLP

This fully updated ninth edition of The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review provides an overview of evolving legal constructs in 26 jurisdictions around the world. It is intended as a business-focused framework for both start-ups and established companies, as well as an overview for those interested in examining evolving law and policy in the rapidly changing TMT sector.

The Sports Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor András Gurovits

Niederer Kraft Frey

The Sports Law Review is intended as a practical, business-focused legal guide for all relevant stakeholder groups in the area of sports, including sports business entities, sports federations, sports clubs and athletes. Its goal is to provide an analysis of recent developments and their effects on the sports law sector in 18 jurisdictions. It will serve as a guidebook for practitioners as to how a selected range of legal topics is dealt with under various national laws.

The International Capital Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor Jeffrey Golden

P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation

This book serves two purposes, one obvious, but the other possibly less so. Quite obviously, and one reason for its continuing popularity, The International Capital Markets Review addresses the comparative law aspect of our readers’ international capital markets (ICM) workload and equips them with a comparative law reference source. Globalisation and technological change mean that the transactional practice of a capital markets lawyer, wherever based, no longer enjoys the luxury, if ever it did, of focusing solely at home within the confines of a single jurisdiction. Globalisation means that fewer and fewer opportunities or challenges are truly local, and technology more and more permits a practitioner to tackle international issues.

The Aviation Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Sean Gates

Gates Aviation LLP

The Aviation Law Review has from the outset been one of The Law Reviews’ most successful publications. We would like to extend our thanks to the many contributors to this volume and welcome those who have joined the group. Their studied, careful and insightful contributions are much appreciated by all those who now refer to The Aviation Law Review as one of their frontline resources.

The Employment Law ReviewEdition 10

Editor Erika C Collins

Proskauer Rose LLP

For the past nine years, we have surveyed milestones and significant events in the international employment law space to update and publish The Employment Law Review. This tenth edition is proof of the continuously growing importance of international employment law. As the various editions of this book have highlighted, changes to the laws of many jurisdictions over the past several years emphasise why we continue to consolidate and review this text to provide readers with an up-to-date reference guide.

The Executive Remuneration ReviewEdition 8

Editors

Editor Arthur Kohn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Editor Janet Cooper

Tapestry Compliance

Executive remuneration encompasses a diverse range of practices and is consequently influenced by many different areas of the law, including tax, employment, securities and other aspects of corporate law. We hope this book will be particularly useful in circumstances where a corporation is considering establishing a presence in a new jurisdiction, and is seeking to understand the various rules and regulations that may govern executive employment (or the corporate governance rules relating thereto) with regard to newly hired (or transferring) executives in that jurisdiction.

The Gambling Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor Carl Rohsler

Memery Crystal

Welcome to the fourth edition of The Gambling Law Review. The primary purpose of this work is to provide a short summary of the gambling law of a wide range of jurisdictions. The second aim is to allow practitioners in the field to be updated on developments over the course of the year. And last, of course, it is a good way to bring together some of the leading lawyers in this fascinating field, so that they can stay in touch and communicate with each other.

The Healthcare Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Sarah Ellson

Fieldfisher LLP

Welcome to the third edition of The Healthcare Law Review. The Review now provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 17 jurisdictions, with new contributions from Russia and South Africa in this edition. Our expert authors have also reviewed and updated their chapters to reflect the ever evolving situation in the jurisdictions covered in earlier editions. While a hugely diverse area of practice, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.

The Initial Public Offerings Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor David J Goldschmidt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

This publication introduces the reader to the main stock exchanges around the globe and their related initial public offering (IPO) regulatory environments, and provides insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscapes in 18 different jurisdictions. Each chapter gives a general overview of the IPO process in the region, addresses regulatory and exchange requirements, and presents key offering considerations.

The International Capital Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor Jeffrey Golden

P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation

This book serves two purposes, one obvious, but the other possibly less so. Quite obviously, and one reason for its continuing popularity, The International Capital Markets Review addresses the comparative law aspect of our readers’ international capital markets (ICM) workload and equips them with a comparative law reference source. Globalisation and technological change mean that the transactional practice of a capital markets lawyer, wherever based, no longer enjoys the luxury, if ever it did, of focusing solely at home within the confines of a single jurisdiction. Globalisation means that fewer and fewer opportunities or challenges are truly local, and technology more and more permits a practitioner to tackle international issues.

The Media and Entertainment Law ReviewEdition 1

Editors R Bruce Rich and Benjamin E Marks

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

We are very pleased to present this important survey work on the ever-evolving state of the law globally as affects the day-to-day operations of the media and entertainment industries. This volume should be understood to serve, not as an encyclopaedic resource covering the broad and often complex legal landscape affecting the media and entertainment industries, but, rather, as a current snapshot of developments and country trends likely to be of greatest interest to the practitioner.

The Mining Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor Erik Richer La Flèche

Stikeman Elliott LLP

The Mining Law Review is designed to be a practical, business-focused ‘year in review’ analysis of recent changes, developments and their effects, and a look forward at expected trends. The first part of the book is divided into 19 chapters, each dealing with mining in a particular jurisdiction. The second part of the book has three chapters that focus on financing.

The Oil and Gas Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Christopher Strong

Vinson & Elkins LLP

International oil and gas law is a fascinating field, sitting at an intersection of law, politics and business. Practitioners in this field must be familiar not only with international norms and practices, but also local legal and regulatory requirements that can vary substantially from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The Oil and Gas Law Review is intended to serve as a starting point for practitioners in gaining an understanding of the key legal requirements in the jurisdictions in which they may be advising clients on transactional and operational matters.

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Public-Private Partnership Law ReviewEdition 5

Editors Thiago Luís Sombra and Thiago Fernandes Moreira

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

We are very pleased to present the fifth edition of The Public-Private Partnership Law Review. Notwithstanding the number of chapters in various publications in The Law Reviews series on topics involving public-private partnerships (PPPs) and private finance initiatives (in areas such as projects and construction, real estate, mergers, transfers of concessionaires’ corporate control, special purpose vehicles and government procurement), we identified the need for a deeper understanding of the specific issues related to this topic in different countries.

The Real Estate Investment Structure Taxation Review Edition 1

Editors

Editor Giuseppe Andrea Giannantonio

Chiomenti

Editor Tobias Steinmann

EPRA

The aim of this volume is to provide a useful guide to those international and institutional investors willing to invest in real estate properties located in Europe, illustrating in a comparative manner different alternatives for the establishment of investment platforms in Europe and investment vehicles at a local level. In particular, each chapter provides insights from leading experts on the tax considerations and investment opportunities based on the specific national legislation.

The Real Estate Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Nevin

Slaughter and May

Real estate is increasingly viewed on a global basis and readers can only benefit from a general understanding of how individual jurisdictions operate within the global real estate market. This edition extends to 31 jurisdictions and each chapter provides an invaluable insight into key legal issues and market trends in the author’s jurisdiction and, together, they offer an up-to-date synopsis of the global real estate market. The Review seeks to identify distinctions in practice between the different jurisdictions by highlighting particular local issues.

The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity ReviewEdition 4

Editors Adam O Emmerich and Robin Panovka

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

To create this publication, we have invited leading practitioners from around the globe to offer practical insights into what is going on around the conference tables and in the markets in their jurisdiction, with an eye to cross-border trends and transactions. We hope this compilation of insight from our remarkable multinational authors produces clarity and transparency into this exciting world of ‘liquid real estate’ and helps to further fuel the growth of the sector.

The Shipping Law ReviewEdition 6

Editors George Eddings, Andrew Chamberlain and Holly Colaço

HFW

The sixth edition of this book aims to continue to provide those involved in handling shipping disputes with an overview of the key issues relevant to multiple jurisdictions. We have again invited contributions on the law of leading maritime nations, including both major flag states and the countries in which most shipping companies are located. We also include chapters on the law of the major shipbuilding centres and a range of other jurisdictions.

The Sports Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor András Gurovits

Niederer Kraft Frey

The Sports Law Review is intended as a practical, business-focused legal guide for all relevant stakeholder groups in the area of sports, including sports business entities, sports federations, sports clubs and athletes. Its goal is to provide an analysis of recent developments and their effects on the sports law sector in 18 jurisdictions. It will serve as a guidebook for practitioners as to how a selected range of legal topics is dealt with under various national laws.

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications ReviewEdition 9

Editor John P Janka

Latham & Watkins LLP

This fully updated ninth edition of The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review provides an overview of evolving legal constructs in 26 jurisdictions around the world. It is intended as a business-focused framework for both start-ups and established companies, as well as an overview for those interested in examining evolving law and policy in the rapidly changing TMT sector.

Infrastructure and Transport

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The Space Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Joanne Wheeler MBE

Alden Legal Limited

We are delighted to introduce the first edition of The Space Law Review. The importance of book will grow each year as the value of space activities increases, further applications of satellite technology are brought into use and the commercial revenues from the industry are recognised. Lawyers will be required to understand the international treaties, how they are enforced and applied in national law and apply such laws, regulations and policies, potentially creatively, to new technologies and business models.

The Aviation Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Sean Gates

Gates Aviation LLP

The Aviation Law Review has from the outset been one of The Law Reviews’ most successful publications. We would like to extend our thanks to the many contributors to this volume and welcome those who have joined the group. Their studied, careful and insightful contributions are much appreciated by all those who now refer to The Aviation Law Review as one of their frontline resources.

The Real Estate Investment Structure Taxation Review Edition 1

Editors

Editor Giuseppe Andrea Giannantonio

Chiomenti

Editor Tobias Steinmann

EPRA

The aim of this volume is to provide a useful guide to those international and institutional investors willing to invest in real estate properties located in Europe, illustrating in a comparative manner different alternatives for the establishment of investment platforms in Europe and investment vehicles at a local level. In particular, each chapter provides insights from leading experts on the tax considerations and investment opportunities based on the specific national legislation.

The Projects and Construction ReviewEdition 9

Editor Júlio César Bueno

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Project financing and construction law are highly specialised areas of legal practice. Although there is an increased perception that project financing and construction law are global issues, the local knowledge offered by leading experts in 19 countries has shown us that to understand the world, we must first make sense of what happens locally; to further advance our understanding of the law we must resist the modern view that all that matters is global and what is regional is of no importance.

The Shipping Law ReviewEdition 6

Editors George Eddings, Andrew Chamberlain and Holly Colaço

HFW

The sixth edition of this book aims to continue to provide those involved in handling shipping disputes with an overview of the key issues relevant to multiple jurisdictions. We have again invited contributions on the law of leading maritime nations, including both major flag states and the countries in which most shipping companies are located. We also include chapters on the law of the major shipbuilding centres and a range of other jurisdictions.

The Government Procurement ReviewEdition 7

Editors Jonathan Davey and Amy Gatenby

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

It is our pleasure to introduce the seventh edition of The Government Procurement Review. Our geographic coverage this year remains impressive, covering 17 jurisdictions, including the European Union, and the continued political and economic significance of government procurement remains clear.

The Project Finance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor David F Asmus

Sidley Austin LLP

Many of the classic project finance texts are becoming increasingly dated as the years go by, while project finance itself continues to evolve with the markets it serves. The purpose of this volume is to provide a living guide to project finance that will be updated on a regular basis, while still tackling the core project finance concepts that every practitioner needs to understand.

The Transport Finance Law ReviewEdition 5

Editor Harry Theochari

Norton Rose Fulbright

This book is intended to provide the legal industry with a guide to transport finance today, in each of the key jurisdictions globally in which aircraft, rolling stock and ships are financed. Each contribution reflects the significance of the transport sector today, and the need for readily available funding for industries that underpin the global economy by transporting people and commodities around the world every day.

The Public-Private Partnership Law ReviewEdition 5

Editors Thiago Luís Sombra and Thiago Fernandes Moreira

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

We are very pleased to present the fifth edition of The Public-Private Partnership Law Review. Notwithstanding the number of chapters in various publications in The Law Reviews series on topics involving public-private partnerships (PPPs) and private finance initiatives (in areas such as projects and construction, real estate, mergers, transfers of concessionaires’ corporate control, special purpose vehicles and government procurement), we identified the need for a deeper understanding of the specific issues related to this topic in different countries.

The Real Estate Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Nevin

Slaughter and May

Real estate is increasingly viewed on a global basis and readers can only benefit from a general understanding of how individual jurisdictions operate within the global real estate market. This edition extends to 31 jurisdictions and each chapter provides an invaluable insight into key legal issues and market trends in the author’s jurisdiction and, together, they offer an up-to-date synopsis of the global real estate market. The Review seeks to identify distinctions in practice between the different jurisdictions by highlighting particular local issues.

The Aviation Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Sean Gates

Gates Aviation LLP

The Aviation Law Review has from the outset been one of The Law Reviews’ most successful publications. We would like to extend our thanks to the many contributors to this volume and welcome those who have joined the group. Their studied, careful and insightful contributions are much appreciated by all those who now refer to The Aviation Law Review as one of their frontline resources.

The Government Procurement ReviewEdition 7

Editors Jonathan Davey and Amy Gatenby

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

It is our pleasure to introduce the seventh edition of The Government Procurement Review. Our geographic coverage this year remains impressive, covering 17 jurisdictions, including the European Union, and the continued political and economic significance of government procurement remains clear.

The Project Finance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor David F Asmus

Sidley Austin LLP

Many of the classic project finance texts are becoming increasingly dated as the years go by, while project finance itself continues to evolve with the markets it serves. The purpose of this volume is to provide a living guide to project finance that will be updated on a regular basis, while still tackling the core project finance concepts that every practitioner needs to understand.

The Projects and Construction ReviewEdition 9

Editor Júlio César Bueno

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Project financing and construction law are highly specialised areas of legal practice. Although there is an increased perception that project financing and construction law are global issues, the local knowledge offered by leading experts in 19 countries has shown us that to understand the world, we must first make sense of what happens locally; to further advance our understanding of the law we must resist the modern view that all that matters is global and what is regional is of no importance.

The Public-Private Partnership Law ReviewEdition 5

Editors Thiago Luís Sombra and Thiago Fernandes Moreira

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

We are very pleased to present the fifth edition of The Public-Private Partnership Law Review. Notwithstanding the number of chapters in various publications in The Law Reviews series on topics involving public-private partnerships (PPPs) and private finance initiatives (in areas such as projects and construction, real estate, mergers, transfers of concessionaires’ corporate control, special purpose vehicles and government procurement), we identified the need for a deeper understanding of the specific issues related to this topic in different countries.

The Real Estate Investment Structure Taxation Review Edition 1

Editors

Editor Giuseppe Andrea Giannantonio

Chiomenti

Editor Tobias Steinmann

EPRA

The aim of this volume is to provide a useful guide to those international and institutional investors willing to invest in real estate properties located in Europe, illustrating in a comparative manner different alternatives for the establishment of investment platforms in Europe and investment vehicles at a local level. In particular, each chapter provides insights from leading experts on the tax considerations and investment opportunities based on the specific national legislation.

The Real Estate Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Nevin

Slaughter and May

Real estate is increasingly viewed on a global basis and readers can only benefit from a general understanding of how individual jurisdictions operate within the global real estate market. This edition extends to 31 jurisdictions and each chapter provides an invaluable insight into key legal issues and market trends in the author’s jurisdiction and, together, they offer an up-to-date synopsis of the global real estate market. The Review seeks to identify distinctions in practice between the different jurisdictions by highlighting particular local issues.

The Shipping Law ReviewEdition 6

Editors George Eddings, Andrew Chamberlain and Holly Colaço

HFW

The sixth edition of this book aims to continue to provide those involved in handling shipping disputes with an overview of the key issues relevant to multiple jurisdictions. We have again invited contributions on the law of leading maritime nations, including both major flag states and the countries in which most shipping companies are located. We also include chapters on the law of the major shipbuilding centres and a range of other jurisdictions.

The Space Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Joanne Wheeler MBE

Alden Legal Limited

We are delighted to introduce the first edition of The Space Law Review. The importance of book will grow each year as the value of space activities increases, further applications of satellite technology are brought into use and the commercial revenues from the industry are recognised. Lawyers will be required to understand the international treaties, how they are enforced and applied in national law and apply such laws, regulations and policies, potentially creatively, to new technologies and business models.

The Transport Finance Law ReviewEdition 5

Editor Harry Theochari

Norton Rose Fulbright

This book is intended to provide the legal industry with a guide to transport finance today, in each of the key jurisdictions globally in which aircraft, rolling stock and ships are financed. Each contribution reflects the significance of the transport sector today, and the need for readily available funding for industries that underpin the global economy by transporting people and commodities around the world every day.

Insurance

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The Insurance Disputes Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Joanna Page

Allen & Overy LLP

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Insurance Disputes Law Review. The first edition was very well received and demonstrated both the need and the very active interest, evident across the globe, in the legal frameworks for insurance and, in particular, in the insight that the developing disputes arena provides into this fascinating area. To be as user-friendly as possible, each chapter follows the same format – first providing an overview of the key framework for dealing with disputes, and then giving an update of recent developments in disputes.

The Shipping Law ReviewEdition 6

Editors George Eddings, Andrew Chamberlain and Holly Colaço

HFW

The sixth edition of this book aims to continue to provide those involved in handling shipping disputes with an overview of the key issues relevant to multiple jurisdictions. We have again invited contributions on the law of leading maritime nations, including both major flag states and the countries in which most shipping companies are located. We also include chapters on the law of the major shipbuilding centres and a range of other jurisdictions.

The Transport Finance Law ReviewEdition 5

Editor Harry Theochari

Norton Rose Fulbright

This book is intended to provide the legal industry with a guide to transport finance today, in each of the key jurisdictions globally in which aircraft, rolling stock and ships are financed. Each contribution reflects the significance of the transport sector today, and the need for readily available funding for industries that underpin the global economy by transporting people and commodities around the world every day.

The Insurance and Reinsurance Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Peter Rogan

Ince

Insurance and reinsurance play an important role in the world economy. It is an increasingly global industry, with emerging markets in Asia and Latin America developing apace. Given the expanding reach of the industry, there is a need for a source of reference that analyses recent developments in the key jurisdictions on a comparative basis. This volume, to which leading insurance and reinsurance practitioners around the world have made valuable contributions, seeks to fulfil that need.

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Insurance Disputes Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Joanna Page

Allen & Overy LLP

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Insurance Disputes Law Review. The first edition was very well received and demonstrated both the need and the very active interest, evident across the globe, in the legal frameworks for insurance and, in particular, in the insight that the developing disputes arena provides into this fascinating area. To be as user-friendly as possible, each chapter follows the same format – first providing an overview of the key framework for dealing with disputes, and then giving an update of recent developments in disputes.

The Insurance and Reinsurance Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Peter Rogan

Ince

Insurance and reinsurance play an important role in the world economy. It is an increasingly global industry, with emerging markets in Asia and Latin America developing apace. Given the expanding reach of the industry, there is a need for a source of reference that analyses recent developments in the key jurisdictions on a comparative basis. This volume, to which leading insurance and reinsurance practitioners around the world have made valuable contributions, seeks to fulfil that need.

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Shipping Law ReviewEdition 6

Editors George Eddings, Andrew Chamberlain and Holly Colaço

HFW

The sixth edition of this book aims to continue to provide those involved in handling shipping disputes with an overview of the key issues relevant to multiple jurisdictions. We have again invited contributions on the law of leading maritime nations, including both major flag states and the countries in which most shipping companies are located. We also include chapters on the law of the major shipbuilding centres and a range of other jurisdictions.

The Transport Finance Law ReviewEdition 5

Editor Harry Theochari

Norton Rose Fulbright

This book is intended to provide the legal industry with a guide to transport finance today, in each of the key jurisdictions globally in which aircraft, rolling stock and ships are financed. Each contribution reflects the significance of the transport sector today, and the need for readily available funding for industries that underpin the global economy by transporting people and commodities around the world every day.

Investigations

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The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption ReviewEdition 8

Editor Mark F Mendelsohn

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

This eighth edition presents the views and observations of leading anti-corruption practitioners in jurisdictions spanning the globe. Given the numerous recent changes in domestic legal regimes, and the uncertainty in international relations, this book and the wealth of learning that it contains from around the world, will help guide practitioners and their clients when navigating the perils of corruption in foreign and transnational business, and in related internal and government investigations.

The Asset Tracing and Recovery ReviewEdition 7

Editor Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter Consultants

‘Fraud’ is a word that people find easier to use than to define. Partly for this reason, it is difficult for lawyers to summarise the way in which their particular jurisdictions deal with it. Some of the sources of their laws will be domestic and will have evolved over time. Others will be recent international conventions, where regard must be had to the decisions of other jurisdictions.

The International Investigations ReviewEdition 9

Editor Nicolas Bourtin

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Under what circumstances can the corporate entity itself be charged with a crime? What are the possible penalties? Under what circumstances should a corporation voluntarily self-report potential misconduct on the part of its employees? Is it a realistic option for a corporation to defend itself at trial against a government agency? And how does a corporation manage the delicate interactions with employees whose conduct is at issue? The International Investigations Review answers these questions and many more and will serve as an indispensable guide when your clients face criminal or regulatory scrutiny in a country other than your own.

The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Tess Blair

Morgan Lewis & Bockius (Philadelphia)

Virtually unheard of 20 years ago, increasing data volumes and ever-changing technologies have resulted in e-discovery and information governance exploding onto the legal scene. Corporations face a wide array of overlapping and competing e-discovery and information governance laws and regulations, impacting the use, retention and disposition of electronically stored information (ESI). This first edition of The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law Review provides a general overview of e-discovery and information governance obligations in key jurisdictions around the world.

The Class Actions Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Camilla Sanger

Slaughter and May

Class actions and major group litigation can be seismic events not only for the parties involved, but for whole industries and parts of society. That potential impact means they are one of the few types of claim that have become truly global in both importance and scope, as reflected in this third edition. As with previous editions of this review, this updated publication aims to provide practitioners and clients with a single overview handbook to which they can turn for the key procedures, developments and factors in play in a number of the world’s most important jurisdictions.

The Cartels and Leniency ReviewEdition 7

Editors

Editor John Buretta

Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP

Editor John Terzaken

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

This book brings together leading competition law experts from 28 jurisdictions to address an issue of growing importance to large corporations, their managers and their lawyers: the potential liability, both civil and criminal, that may arise from unlawful agreements with competitors as to price, markets or output. The broad message of the book is that this risk is growing steadily. The authors are from some of the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. All have substantial experience with cartel investigations and many have served in senior positions in government.

The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption ReviewEdition 8

Editor Mark F Mendelsohn

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

This eighth edition presents the views and observations of leading anti-corruption practitioners in jurisdictions spanning the globe. Given the numerous recent changes in domestic legal regimes, and the uncertainty in international relations, this book and the wealth of learning that it contains from around the world, will help guide practitioners and their clients when navigating the perils of corruption in foreign and transnational business, and in related internal and government investigations.

The Asset Tracing and Recovery ReviewEdition 7

Editor Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter Consultants

‘Fraud’ is a word that people find easier to use than to define. Partly for this reason, it is difficult for lawyers to summarise the way in which their particular jurisdictions deal with it. Some of the sources of their laws will be domestic and will have evolved over time. Others will be recent international conventions, where regard must be had to the decisions of other jurisdictions.

The Cartels and Leniency ReviewEdition 7

Editors

Editor John Buretta

Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP

Editor John Terzaken

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

This book brings together leading competition law experts from 28 jurisdictions to address an issue of growing importance to large corporations, their managers and their lawyers: the potential liability, both civil and criminal, that may arise from unlawful agreements with competitors as to price, markets or output. The broad message of the book is that this risk is growing steadily. The authors are from some of the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. All have substantial experience with cartel investigations and many have served in senior positions in government.

The Class Actions Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Camilla Sanger

Slaughter and May

Class actions and major group litigation can be seismic events not only for the parties involved, but for whole industries and parts of society. That potential impact means they are one of the few types of claim that have become truly global in both importance and scope, as reflected in this third edition. As with previous editions of this review, this updated publication aims to provide practitioners and clients with a single overview handbook to which they can turn for the key procedures, developments and factors in play in a number of the world’s most important jurisdictions.

The International Investigations ReviewEdition 9

Editor Nicolas Bourtin

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Under what circumstances can the corporate entity itself be charged with a crime? What are the possible penalties? Under what circumstances should a corporation voluntarily self-report potential misconduct on the part of its employees? Is it a realistic option for a corporation to defend itself at trial against a government agency? And how does a corporation manage the delicate interactions with employees whose conduct is at issue? The International Investigations Review answers these questions and many more and will serve as an indispensable guide when your clients face criminal or regulatory scrutiny in a country other than your own.

The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Tess Blair

Morgan Lewis & Bockius (Philadelphia)

Virtually unheard of 20 years ago, increasing data volumes and ever-changing technologies have resulted in e-discovery and information governance exploding onto the legal scene. Corporations face a wide array of overlapping and competing e-discovery and information governance laws and regulations, impacting the use, retention and disposition of electronically stored information (ESI). This first edition of The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law Review provides a general overview of e-discovery and information governance obligations in key jurisdictions around the world.

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The Media and Entertainment Law ReviewEdition 1

Editors R Bruce Rich and Benjamin E Marks

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

We are very pleased to present this important survey work on the ever-evolving state of the law globally as affects the day-to-day operations of the media and entertainment industries. This volume should be understood to serve, not as an encyclopaedic resource covering the broad and often complex legal landscape affecting the media and entertainment industries, but, rather, as a current snapshot of developments and country trends likely to be of greatest interest to the practitioner.

The Space Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Joanne Wheeler MBE

Alden Legal Limited

We are delighted to introduce the first edition of The Space Law Review. The importance of book will grow each year as the value of space activities increases, further applications of satellite technology are brought into use and the commercial revenues from the industry are recognised. Lawyers will be required to understand the international treaties, how they are enforced and applied in national law and apply such laws, regulations and policies, potentially creatively, to new technologies and business models.

The Patent Litigation Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Trevor Cook

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

The Patent Litigation Law Review does not only summarise patent litigation procedures. The respective contributors to it, as leading practitioners in each of their jurisdictions, also focus on recent developments in substantive patent law as demonstrated by the most important recent court decisions in their respective jurisdictions, meaning that this Review also provides insight into the current controversies that affect patent law generally.

The Trademarks Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Jonathan Clegg

Cleveland Scott York

The key objectives for each of the many jurisdictions included in the publication are to provide, first, an annual snapshot of trademark law that includes a summary of the key legal provisions, second, a review of recent developments and trends from the courts, and third, an informed view of areas of expected legal activity and legislative change going forward. To this end, our panel of leading trademark practitioners, including those from several countries new to the publication, have each been invited to provide a chapter of commentary on their own jurisdiction.

The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law ReviewEdition 6

Editor Alan Charles Raul

Sidley Austin LLP

Following the first year of life under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and with only months to go until the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect, 2019 feels more like Waiting for Godot than Hallelujah Chorus. Unless policy makers around the world make a real effort to identify the actual privacy risks people face, we will see more of the same in 2020 – an incessant barrage of tedious cookie notices, overwrought haranguing against tailored advertising and more blaming of victims of cybercrime for governments’ failure to protect their economies from electronic attack by sophisticated state actors and criminals.

The Virtual Currency Regulation ReviewEdition 2

Editors Michael S Sackheim and Nathan A Howell

Sidley Austin LLP

The second edition of the Review provides a practical analysis of recent legal and regulatory changes and developments, and of their effects, and looks forward to expected trends in the area of virtual currencies on a country-by-country basis. It is not intended to be an exhaustive guide to the regulation of virtual currencies globally or in any of the included jurisdictions. Instead, for each jurisdiction, the authors have endeavoured to provide a sufficient overview for the reader to understand the current legal and regulatory environment.

The Healthcare Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Sarah Ellson

Fieldfisher LLP

Welcome to the third edition of The Healthcare Law Review. The Review now provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 17 jurisdictions, with new contributions from Russia and South Africa in this edition. Our expert authors have also reviewed and updated their chapters to reflect the ever evolving situation in the jurisdictions covered in earlier editions. While a hugely diverse area of practice, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.

The Intellectual Property and Antitrust ReviewEdition 4

Editor Thomas Vinje

Clifford Chance LLP

Intellectual property practitioners need to look beyond intellectual property laws themselves to understand the antitrust limits on the free exercise of rights. The task of this book is, with respect to key jurisdictions globally, to provide an annual concrete and practical overview of developments on the relationship between antitrust and intellectual property. This fourth edition provides an update on recent developments, as well as an overview of the overall existing lay of the land regarding the relationship between the two bodies of law.

The Intellectual Property ReviewEdition 8

Editor Dominick A Conde

Venable

To aid practitioners who are navigating the ever-changing landscape of global intellectual property, we now present the eighth edition of The Intellectual Property Review. In this edition, we present 24 chapters that provide an overview of the forms of intellectual property coverage available in each particular jurisdiction, along with an update of its most recent developments. Each chapter is written and assembled by leading practitioners in that jurisdiction.

The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Tess Blair

Morgan Lewis & Bockius (Philadelphia)

Virtually unheard of 20 years ago, increasing data volumes and ever-changing technologies have resulted in e-discovery and information governance exploding onto the legal scene. Corporations face a wide array of overlapping and competing e-discovery and information governance laws and regulations, impacting the use, retention and disposition of electronically stored information (ESI). This first edition of The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law Review provides a general overview of e-discovery and information governance obligations in key jurisdictions around the world.

The Financial Technology Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Thomas A Frick

Niederer Kraft Frey

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Financial Technology Law Review. The authors of this publication are from the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. They each have a proven record of experience in the field of fintech; they know both the law and how it is applied. We hope that you will find their experience invaluable and enlightening when dealing with any of the varied issues fintech raises in the legal and regulatory field.

The Life Sciences Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Richard Kingham

Covington & Burling LLP

The Life Sciences Law Review provides an overview of legal requirements of interest to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. It is vitally important that lawyers who advise companies in the life sciences sector and the business executives whom they serve have a working knowledge of the regulations and policies that govern drugs, biologics and medical devices. It is equally important to keep up to date with developments in the regulatory systems, which govern access to the market, pricing and reimbursement, advertising and promotion, and numerous other matters that are essential to success. It is our hope that this annual publication will be helpful in this respect.

The Franchise Law ReviewEdition 6

Editor Mark Abell

Bird & Bird LLP

This book provides an introduction to the basic elements of international franchising and an overview of the way that it is regulated in 37 jurisdictions. It seeks to provide the reader with a high-level understanding of the challenges involved in international franchising in the first section, and then, in the second section, explains how these basic themes are reflected in the regulatory environment within each of the countries covered.

The Consumer Finance Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Richard Fischer, Obrea Poindexter and Jeremy Mandell

Morrison & Foerster

Consumer choice for financial products and services is proliferating across global markets. The ability to reach consumers at any time on their mobile phones, tablets or other devices has helped attract substantial capital investment in consumer financial services. This survey of consumer finance law describes the legal and regulatory approaches taken in the jurisdictions covered. Each chapter addresses the key characteristics of, and current climate within, a particular jurisdiction. Although payments, lending and deposits are the focus of this survey, other financial products and services are discussed where relevant.

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications ReviewEdition 9

Editor John P Janka

Latham & Watkins LLP

This fully updated ninth edition of The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review provides an overview of evolving legal constructs in 26 jurisdictions around the world. It is intended as a business-focused framework for both start-ups and established companies, as well as an overview for those interested in examining evolving law and policy in the rapidly changing TMT sector.

The Consumer Finance Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Richard Fischer, Obrea Poindexter and Jeremy Mandell

Morrison & Foerster

Consumer choice for financial products and services is proliferating across global markets. The ability to reach consumers at any time on their mobile phones, tablets or other devices has helped attract substantial capital investment in consumer financial services. This survey of consumer finance law describes the legal and regulatory approaches taken in the jurisdictions covered. Each chapter addresses the key characteristics of, and current climate within, a particular jurisdiction. Although payments, lending and deposits are the focus of this survey, other financial products and services are discussed where relevant.

The Financial Technology Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Thomas A Frick

Niederer Kraft Frey

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Financial Technology Law Review. The authors of this publication are from the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. They each have a proven record of experience in the field of fintech; they know both the law and how it is applied. We hope that you will find their experience invaluable and enlightening when dealing with any of the varied issues fintech raises in the legal and regulatory field.

The Franchise Law ReviewEdition 6

Editor Mark Abell

Bird & Bird LLP

This book provides an introduction to the basic elements of international franchising and an overview of the way that it is regulated in 37 jurisdictions. It seeks to provide the reader with a high-level understanding of the challenges involved in international franchising in the first section, and then, in the second section, explains how these basic themes are reflected in the regulatory environment within each of the countries covered.

The Healthcare Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Sarah Ellson

Fieldfisher LLP

Welcome to the third edition of The Healthcare Law Review. The Review now provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 17 jurisdictions, with new contributions from Russia and South Africa in this edition. Our expert authors have also reviewed and updated their chapters to reflect the ever evolving situation in the jurisdictions covered in earlier editions. While a hugely diverse area of practice, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.

The Intellectual Property ReviewEdition 8

Editor Dominick A Conde

Venable

To aid practitioners who are navigating the ever-changing landscape of global intellectual property, we now present the eighth edition of The Intellectual Property Review. In this edition, we present 24 chapters that provide an overview of the forms of intellectual property coverage available in each particular jurisdiction, along with an update of its most recent developments. Each chapter is written and assembled by leading practitioners in that jurisdiction.

The Intellectual Property and Antitrust ReviewEdition 4

Editor Thomas Vinje

Clifford Chance LLP

Intellectual property practitioners need to look beyond intellectual property laws themselves to understand the antitrust limits on the free exercise of rights. The task of this book is, with respect to key jurisdictions globally, to provide an annual concrete and practical overview of developments on the relationship between antitrust and intellectual property. This fourth edition provides an update on recent developments, as well as an overview of the overall existing lay of the land regarding the relationship between the two bodies of law.

The Life Sciences Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Richard Kingham

Covington & Burling LLP

The Life Sciences Law Review provides an overview of legal requirements of interest to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. It is vitally important that lawyers who advise companies in the life sciences sector and the business executives whom they serve have a working knowledge of the regulations and policies that govern drugs, biologics and medical devices. It is equally important to keep up to date with developments in the regulatory systems, which govern access to the market, pricing and reimbursement, advertising and promotion, and numerous other matters that are essential to success. It is our hope that this annual publication will be helpful in this respect.

The Media and Entertainment Law ReviewEdition 1

Editors R Bruce Rich and Benjamin E Marks

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

We are very pleased to present this important survey work on the ever-evolving state of the law globally as affects the day-to-day operations of the media and entertainment industries. This volume should be understood to serve, not as an encyclopaedic resource covering the broad and often complex legal landscape affecting the media and entertainment industries, but, rather, as a current snapshot of developments and country trends likely to be of greatest interest to the practitioner.

The Patent Litigation Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Trevor Cook

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

The Patent Litigation Law Review does not only summarise patent litigation procedures. The respective contributors to it, as leading practitioners in each of their jurisdictions, also focus on recent developments in substantive patent law as demonstrated by the most important recent court decisions in their respective jurisdictions, meaning that this Review also provides insight into the current controversies that affect patent law generally.

The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law ReviewEdition 6

Editor Alan Charles Raul

Sidley Austin LLP

Following the first year of life under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and with only months to go until the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect, 2019 feels more like Waiting for Godot than Hallelujah Chorus. Unless policy makers around the world make a real effort to identify the actual privacy risks people face, we will see more of the same in 2020 – an incessant barrage of tedious cookie notices, overwrought haranguing against tailored advertising and more blaming of victims of cybercrime for governments’ failure to protect their economies from electronic attack by sophisticated state actors and criminals.

The Space Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Joanne Wheeler MBE

Alden Legal Limited

We are delighted to introduce the first edition of The Space Law Review. The importance of book will grow each year as the value of space activities increases, further applications of satellite technology are brought into use and the commercial revenues from the industry are recognised. Lawyers will be required to understand the international treaties, how they are enforced and applied in national law and apply such laws, regulations and policies, potentially creatively, to new technologies and business models.

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications ReviewEdition 9

Editor John P Janka

Latham & Watkins LLP

This fully updated ninth edition of The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review provides an overview of evolving legal constructs in 26 jurisdictions around the world. It is intended as a business-focused framework for both start-ups and established companies, as well as an overview for those interested in examining evolving law and policy in the rapidly changing TMT sector.

The Trademarks Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Jonathan Clegg

Cleveland Scott York

The key objectives for each of the many jurisdictions included in the publication are to provide, first, an annual snapshot of trademark law that includes a summary of the key legal provisions, second, a review of recent developments and trends from the courts, and third, an informed view of areas of expected legal activity and legislative change going forward. To this end, our panel of leading trademark practitioners, including those from several countries new to the publication, have each been invited to provide a chapter of commentary on their own jurisdiction.

The Virtual Currency Regulation ReviewEdition 2

Editors Michael S Sackheim and Nathan A Howell

Sidley Austin LLP

The second edition of the Review provides a practical analysis of recent legal and regulatory changes and developments, and of their effects, and looks forward to expected trends in the area of virtual currencies on a country-by-country basis. It is not intended to be an exhaustive guide to the regulation of virtual currencies globally or in any of the included jurisdictions. Instead, for each jurisdiction, the authors have endeavoured to provide a sufficient overview for the reader to understand the current legal and regulatory environment.

The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Tess Blair

Morgan Lewis & Bockius (Philadelphia)

Virtually unheard of 20 years ago, increasing data volumes and ever-changing technologies have resulted in e-discovery and information governance exploding onto the legal scene. Corporations face a wide array of overlapping and competing e-discovery and information governance laws and regulations, impacting the use, retention and disposition of electronically stored information (ESI). This first edition of The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law Review provides a general overview of e-discovery and information governance obligations in key jurisdictions around the world.

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The Executive Remuneration ReviewEdition 8

Editors

Editor Arthur Kohn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Editor Janet Cooper

Tapestry Compliance

Executive remuneration encompasses a diverse range of practices and is consequently influenced by many different areas of the law, including tax, employment, securities and other aspects of corporate law. We hope this book will be particularly useful in circumstances where a corporation is considering establishing a presence in a new jurisdiction, and is seeking to understand the various rules and regulations that may govern executive employment (or the corporate governance rules relating thereto) with regard to newly hired (or transferring) executives in that jurisdiction.

The Private Wealth & Private Client ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Riches

RMW Law LLP

There is no doubt that the increased cost and complexity of regulation is driving trends towards simpler structures with fewer layers and involving fewer jurisdictions. The theme of ever-greater levels of transparency and increased complexity of overlapping regulation continues. The dichotomy between Western Europe and the United States, in terms of their different approach to these issues, also remains very apparent to observers.

The Healthcare Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Sarah Ellson

Fieldfisher LLP

Welcome to the third edition of The Healthcare Law Review. The Review now provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 17 jurisdictions, with new contributions from Russia and South Africa in this edition. Our expert authors have also reviewed and updated their chapters to reflect the ever evolving situation in the jurisdictions covered in earlier editions. While a hugely diverse area of practice, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.

The Gambling Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor Carl Rohsler

Memery Crystal

Welcome to the fourth edition of The Gambling Law Review. The primary purpose of this work is to provide a short summary of the gambling law of a wide range of jurisdictions. The second aim is to allow practitioners in the field to be updated on developments over the course of the year. And last, of course, it is a good way to bring together some of the leading lawyers in this fascinating field, so that they can stay in touch and communicate with each other.

The Corporate Immigration ReviewEdition 9

Editor Chris Magrath

Magrath Sheldrick LLP

Around the world, national security and border protection continue to be integral issues in the development of immigration policy. Joined-up government (easily sharing data and intelligence across government agencies and public bodies) is a cross-jurisdictional trend. As ever, immigration practitioners around the world are at the centre of a complex web of political, legal, compliance and regulatory developments. The contributors to this text are leaders in the field. We would like to thank all of the contributors to this latest edition of The Corporate Immigration Law Review for their sterling input.

The Employment Law ReviewEdition 10

Editor Erika C Collins

Proskauer Rose LLP

For the past nine years, we have surveyed milestones and significant events in the international employment law space to update and publish The Employment Law Review. This tenth edition is proof of the continuously growing importance of international employment law. As the various editions of this book have highlighted, changes to the laws of many jurisdictions over the past several years emphasise why we continue to consolidate and review this text to provide readers with an up-to-date reference guide.

The Labour and Employment Disputes ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Robertson

Mayer Brown International LLP

Thirty years ago, employment law was almost entirely a national subject. During the past 15 years or so, that position has changed as business has become increasingly international. As this process developed, employers structured themselves internationally, so that legal and HR teams, among others, are able to deal with a globally mobile workforce. Employment law is a fast-moving area with significant developments occurring every year in all the jurisdictions covered by this book – employment law does not stand still.

The Sports Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor András Gurovits

Niederer Kraft Frey

The Sports Law Review is intended as a practical, business-focused legal guide for all relevant stakeholder groups in the area of sports, including sports business entities, sports federations, sports clubs and athletes. Its goal is to provide an analysis of recent developments and their effects on the sports law sector in 18 jurisdictions. It will serve as a guidebook for practitioners as to how a selected range of legal topics is dealt with under various national laws.

The Corporate Immigration ReviewEdition 9

Editor Chris Magrath

Magrath Sheldrick LLP

Around the world, national security and border protection continue to be integral issues in the development of immigration policy. Joined-up government (easily sharing data and intelligence across government agencies and public bodies) is a cross-jurisdictional trend. As ever, immigration practitioners around the world are at the centre of a complex web of political, legal, compliance and regulatory developments. The contributors to this text are leaders in the field. We would like to thank all of the contributors to this latest edition of The Corporate Immigration Law Review for their sterling input.

The Employment Law ReviewEdition 10

Editor Erika C Collins

Proskauer Rose LLP

For the past nine years, we have surveyed milestones and significant events in the international employment law space to update and publish The Employment Law Review. This tenth edition is proof of the continuously growing importance of international employment law. As the various editions of this book have highlighted, changes to the laws of many jurisdictions over the past several years emphasise why we continue to consolidate and review this text to provide readers with an up-to-date reference guide.

The Executive Remuneration ReviewEdition 8

Editors

Editor Arthur Kohn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Editor Janet Cooper

Tapestry Compliance

Executive remuneration encompasses a diverse range of practices and is consequently influenced by many different areas of the law, including tax, employment, securities and other aspects of corporate law. We hope this book will be particularly useful in circumstances where a corporation is considering establishing a presence in a new jurisdiction, and is seeking to understand the various rules and regulations that may govern executive employment (or the corporate governance rules relating thereto) with regard to newly hired (or transferring) executives in that jurisdiction.

The Gambling Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor Carl Rohsler

Memery Crystal

Welcome to the fourth edition of The Gambling Law Review. The primary purpose of this work is to provide a short summary of the gambling law of a wide range of jurisdictions. The second aim is to allow practitioners in the field to be updated on developments over the course of the year. And last, of course, it is a good way to bring together some of the leading lawyers in this fascinating field, so that they can stay in touch and communicate with each other.

The Healthcare Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Sarah Ellson

Fieldfisher LLP

Welcome to the third edition of The Healthcare Law Review. The Review now provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 17 jurisdictions, with new contributions from Russia and South Africa in this edition. Our expert authors have also reviewed and updated their chapters to reflect the ever evolving situation in the jurisdictions covered in earlier editions. While a hugely diverse area of practice, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.

The Labour and Employment Disputes ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Robertson

Mayer Brown International LLP

Thirty years ago, employment law was almost entirely a national subject. During the past 15 years or so, that position has changed as business has become increasingly international. As this process developed, employers structured themselves internationally, so that legal and HR teams, among others, are able to deal with a globally mobile workforce. Employment law is a fast-moving area with significant developments occurring every year in all the jurisdictions covered by this book – employment law does not stand still.

The Private Wealth & Private Client ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Riches

RMW Law LLP

There is no doubt that the increased cost and complexity of regulation is driving trends towards simpler structures with fewer layers and involving fewer jurisdictions. The theme of ever-greater levels of transparency and increased complexity of overlapping regulation continues. The dichotomy between Western Europe and the United States, in terms of their different approach to these issues, also remains very apparent to observers.

The Sports Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor András Gurovits

Niederer Kraft Frey

The Sports Law Review is intended as a practical, business-focused legal guide for all relevant stakeholder groups in the area of sports, including sports business entities, sports federations, sports clubs and athletes. Its goal is to provide an analysis of recent developments and their effects on the sports law sector in 18 jurisdictions. It will serve as a guidebook for practitioners as to how a selected range of legal topics is dealt with under various national laws.

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The Executive Remuneration ReviewEdition 8

Editors

Editor Arthur Kohn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Editor Janet Cooper

Tapestry Compliance

Executive remuneration encompasses a diverse range of practices and is consequently influenced by many different areas of the law, including tax, employment, securities and other aspects of corporate law. We hope this book will be particularly useful in circumstances where a corporation is considering establishing a presence in a new jurisdiction, and is seeking to understand the various rules and regulations that may govern executive employment (or the corporate governance rules relating thereto) with regard to newly hired (or transferring) executives in that jurisdiction.

The Private Wealth & Private Client ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Riches

RMW Law LLP

There is no doubt that the increased cost and complexity of regulation is driving trends towards simpler structures with fewer layers and involving fewer jurisdictions. The theme of ever-greater levels of transparency and increased complexity of overlapping regulation continues. The dichotomy between Western Europe and the United States, in terms of their different approach to these issues, also remains very apparent to observers.

The Real Estate Investment Structure Taxation Review Edition 1

Editors

Editor Giuseppe Andrea Giannantonio

Chiomenti

Editor Tobias Steinmann

EPRA

The aim of this volume is to provide a useful guide to those international and institutional investors willing to invest in real estate properties located in Europe, illustrating in a comparative manner different alternatives for the establishment of investment platforms in Europe and investment vehicles at a local level. In particular, each chapter provides insights from leading experts on the tax considerations and investment opportunities based on the specific national legislation.

The Transfer Pricing Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Steve Edge and Dominic Robertson

Slaughter and May

This publication aims to give readers a high-level overview of the principal transfer pricing rules in each country covered in the Review. Each chapter summarises the country’s substantive transfer pricing rules, explains how a transfer pricing dispute is handled, from initial scrutiny through to litigation or settlement, and discusses the interaction between transfer pricing and other parts of the tax code (such as withholding taxes, customs duties, and attempts to prevent double taxation).

The Corporate Tax Planning Law ReviewEdition 1

Editors Jodi J Schwartz and Swift S O Edgar

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

We are pleased to present the inaugural edition of The Corporate Tax Planning Law Review. This volume contains 20 chapters, each devoted to a different country and providing expert analysis by leading practitioners of the most important aspects of tax planning for multinational corporate groups in that country, with a particular focus on recent developments.

The Tax Disputes and Litigation ReviewEdition 7

Editor Simon Whitehead

Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

The objective of this book is to provide tax professionals involved in disputes with revenue authorities in multiple jurisdictions with an outline of the principal issues arising in those jurisdictions. In this, the seventh edition, we have continued to add to the key jurisdictions where disputes are likely to occur for multinational businesses. Each chapter provides an overview of the procedural rules that govern tax appeals and highlights the pitfalls of which taxpayers need to be most aware.

The Inward Investment and International Taxation ReviewEdition 9

Editor Tim Sanders

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

It is hoped that this volume will prove to be a useful guide to the tax rules in the jurisdictions where clients conduct their businesses. Each chapter aims to provide topical and current insights from leading experts on the tax issues and opportunities in their respective jurisdictions. While specific tax advice is always essential, it is also necessary to have a broad understanding of the nature of the potential issues and advantages that lie ahead; this book provides a guide to these.

The Corporate Tax Planning Law ReviewEdition 1

Editors Jodi J Schwartz and Swift S O Edgar

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

We are pleased to present the inaugural edition of The Corporate Tax Planning Law Review. This volume contains 20 chapters, each devoted to a different country and providing expert analysis by leading practitioners of the most important aspects of tax planning for multinational corporate groups in that country, with a particular focus on recent developments.

The Executive Remuneration ReviewEdition 8

Editors

Editor Arthur Kohn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Editor Janet Cooper

Tapestry Compliance

Executive remuneration encompasses a diverse range of practices and is consequently influenced by many different areas of the law, including tax, employment, securities and other aspects of corporate law. We hope this book will be particularly useful in circumstances where a corporation is considering establishing a presence in a new jurisdiction, and is seeking to understand the various rules and regulations that may govern executive employment (or the corporate governance rules relating thereto) with regard to newly hired (or transferring) executives in that jurisdiction.

The Inward Investment and International Taxation ReviewEdition 9

Editor Tim Sanders

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

It is hoped that this volume will prove to be a useful guide to the tax rules in the jurisdictions where clients conduct their businesses. Each chapter aims to provide topical and current insights from leading experts on the tax issues and opportunities in their respective jurisdictions. While specific tax advice is always essential, it is also necessary to have a broad understanding of the nature of the potential issues and advantages that lie ahead; this book provides a guide to these.

The Private Wealth & Private Client ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Riches

RMW Law LLP

There is no doubt that the increased cost and complexity of regulation is driving trends towards simpler structures with fewer layers and involving fewer jurisdictions. The theme of ever-greater levels of transparency and increased complexity of overlapping regulation continues. The dichotomy between Western Europe and the United States, in terms of their different approach to these issues, also remains very apparent to observers.

The Real Estate Investment Structure Taxation Review Edition 1

Editors

Editor Giuseppe Andrea Giannantonio

Chiomenti

Editor Tobias Steinmann

EPRA

The aim of this volume is to provide a useful guide to those international and institutional investors willing to invest in real estate properties located in Europe, illustrating in a comparative manner different alternatives for the establishment of investment platforms in Europe and investment vehicles at a local level. In particular, each chapter provides insights from leading experts on the tax considerations and investment opportunities based on the specific national legislation.

The Tax Disputes and Litigation ReviewEdition 7

Editor Simon Whitehead

Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

The objective of this book is to provide tax professionals involved in disputes with revenue authorities in multiple jurisdictions with an outline of the principal issues arising in those jurisdictions. In this, the seventh edition, we have continued to add to the key jurisdictions where disputes are likely to occur for multinational businesses. Each chapter provides an overview of the procedural rules that govern tax appeals and highlights the pitfalls of which taxpayers need to be most aware.

The Transfer Pricing Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Steve Edge and Dominic Robertson

Slaughter and May

This publication aims to give readers a high-level overview of the principal transfer pricing rules in each country covered in the Review. Each chapter summarises the country’s substantive transfer pricing rules, explains how a transfer pricing dispute is handled, from initial scrutiny through to litigation or settlement, and discusses the interaction between transfer pricing and other parts of the tax code (such as withholding taxes, customs duties, and attempts to prevent double taxation).

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The Foreign Investment Regulation ReviewEdition 7

Editors Calvin S Goldman QC and Michael Koch

Goodmans LLP

Foreign investment continues to garner a great deal of attention. This Review provides a comprehensive guide to laws, regulations, policies and practices governing foreign investment in key international jurisdictions. It includes contributions from leading experts around the world from some of the most widely recognised law firms in their respective jurisdictions.

The International Trade Law ReviewEdition 5

Editors Folkert Graafsma and Joris Cornelis

VVGB Advocaten

In the years since the first edition the dynamics of trade have fundamentally changed in a disturbing manner. As also noted last year, the spectre of Brexit is looming ever closer. Second, the dynamics of the interwoven jumbo economy of ‘Chimerica’ continue to be rewritten and deteriorate as we speak, with trade policies being abused as instruments to meet political goals. Third, and arguably even more fundamental, the asphyxiation of the Appellate Body slowly continues, despite multiple attempts by over 20 members to rewrite the Appellate Review process and find creative solutions.

The Investment Treaty Arbitration ReviewEdition 4

Editor Barton Legum

Dentons Europe LLP

The past year has again confirmed The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review’s contribution to its field. The biggest challenge for practitioners and clients over the past year has been to keep up with the flow of new developments and jurisprudence in the field. Many useful treatises on investment treaty arbitration have been written. The relentless rate of change in the field rapidly leaves them out of date. In this environment, therefore, The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review fulfils an essential function. Updated every year, it provides a current perspective on a quickly evolving topic.

The Initial Public Offerings Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor David J Goldschmidt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

This publication introduces the reader to the main stock exchanges around the globe and their related initial public offering (IPO) regulatory environments, and provides insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscapes in 18 different jurisdictions. Each chapter gives a general overview of the IPO process in the region, addresses regulatory and exchange requirements, and presents key offering considerations.

The International Capital Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor Jeffrey Golden

P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation

This book serves two purposes, one obvious, but the other possibly less so. Quite obviously, and one reason for its continuing popularity, The International Capital Markets Review addresses the comparative law aspect of our readers’ international capital markets (ICM) workload and equips them with a comparative law reference source. Globalisation and technological change mean that the transactional practice of a capital markets lawyer, wherever based, no longer enjoys the luxury, if ever it did, of focusing solely at home within the confines of a single jurisdiction. Globalisation means that fewer and fewer opportunities or challenges are truly local, and technology more and more permits a practitioner to tackle international issues.

The Foreign Investment Regulation ReviewEdition 7

Editors Calvin S Goldman QC and Michael Koch

Goodmans LLP

Foreign investment continues to garner a great deal of attention. This Review provides a comprehensive guide to laws, regulations, policies and practices governing foreign investment in key international jurisdictions. It includes contributions from leading experts around the world from some of the most widely recognised law firms in their respective jurisdictions.

The Initial Public Offerings Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor David J Goldschmidt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

This publication introduces the reader to the main stock exchanges around the globe and their related initial public offering (IPO) regulatory environments, and provides insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscapes in 18 different jurisdictions. Each chapter gives a general overview of the IPO process in the region, addresses regulatory and exchange requirements, and presents key offering considerations.

The International Capital Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor Jeffrey Golden

P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation

This book serves two purposes, one obvious, but the other possibly less so. Quite obviously, and one reason for its continuing popularity, The International Capital Markets Review addresses the comparative law aspect of our readers’ international capital markets (ICM) workload and equips them with a comparative law reference source. Globalisation and technological change mean that the transactional practice of a capital markets lawyer, wherever based, no longer enjoys the luxury, if ever it did, of focusing solely at home within the confines of a single jurisdiction. Globalisation means that fewer and fewer opportunities or challenges are truly local, and technology more and more permits a practitioner to tackle international issues.

The International Trade Law ReviewEdition 5

Editors Folkert Graafsma and Joris Cornelis

VVGB Advocaten

In the years since the first edition the dynamics of trade have fundamentally changed in a disturbing manner. As also noted last year, the spectre of Brexit is looming ever closer. Second, the dynamics of the interwoven jumbo economy of ‘Chimerica’ continue to be rewritten and deteriorate as we speak, with trade policies being abused as instruments to meet political goals. Third, and arguably even more fundamental, the asphyxiation of the Appellate Body slowly continues, despite multiple attempts by over 20 members to rewrite the Appellate Review process and find creative solutions.

The Investment Treaty Arbitration ReviewEdition 4

Editor Barton Legum

Dentons Europe LLP

The past year has again confirmed The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review’s contribution to its field. The biggest challenge for practitioners and clients over the past year has been to keep up with the flow of new developments and jurisprudence in the field. Many useful treatises on investment treaty arbitration have been written. The relentless rate of change in the field rapidly leaves them out of date. In this environment, therefore, The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review fulfils an essential function. Updated every year, it provides a current perspective on a quickly evolving topic.

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The Securitisation Law Review Edition 1

Editor Michael Urschel

King & Spalding LLP

The purpose of this inaugural edition of The Securitisation Law Review is to provide securitisation attorneys, borrowers, lenders and other market participants with insight into a sample of structural frameworks and regulatory issues surrounding the industry in a broad array of jurisdictions. This edition is not intended to be a comprehensive overview of securitisation regulation and structures in every jurisdiction, but rather to provide a frame of reference for, and a comparison of, the various structural features available and the regulatory considerations necessary in securitising assets globally.

The Insolvency ReviewEdition 7

Editor Donald S Bernstein

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

This seventh edition of The Insolvency Review once again offers an in-depth review of market conditions and insolvency case developments in key countries. A debt of gratitude is owed to the outstanding professionals around the world who have dedicated their time and talents to this book. As always, their contributions reflect diverse viewpoints and approaches, which in turn reflect the diversity of their respective national commercial cultures and laws.

The Patent Litigation Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Trevor Cook

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

The Patent Litigation Law Review does not only summarise patent litigation procedures. The respective contributors to it, as leading practitioners in each of their jurisdictions, also focus on recent developments in substantive patent law as demonstrated by the most important recent court decisions in their respective jurisdictions, meaning that this Review also provides insight into the current controversies that affect patent law generally.

The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption ReviewEdition 8

Editor Mark F Mendelsohn

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

This eighth edition presents the views and observations of leading anti-corruption practitioners in jurisdictions spanning the globe. Given the numerous recent changes in domestic legal regimes, and the uncertainty in international relations, this book and the wealth of learning that it contains from around the world, will help guide practitioners and their clients when navigating the perils of corruption in foreign and transnational business, and in related internal and government investigations.

The Global Damages ReviewEdition 2

Editor Errol Soriano

Duff & Phelps

In the inaugural edition of this publication, we addressed various rules that set boundaries on what is permissible damages evidence. The focus in that publication was to survey the codified rules and common law principles underpinning the analysis and presentation of damages. In this, the second edition, we expand on that analysis with recent changes to the rules, and the authors also summarise noteworthy cases from the various jurisdictions.

The Trademarks Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Jonathan Clegg

Cleveland Scott York

The key objectives for each of the many jurisdictions included in the publication are to provide, first, an annual snapshot of trademark law that includes a summary of the key legal provisions, second, a review of recent developments and trends from the courts, and third, an informed view of areas of expected legal activity and legislative change going forward. To this end, our panel of leading trademark practitioners, including those from several countries new to the publication, have each been invited to provide a chapter of commentary on their own jurisdiction.

The Insurance Disputes Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Joanna Page

Allen & Overy LLP

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Insurance Disputes Law Review. The first edition was very well received and demonstrated both the need and the very active interest, evident across the globe, in the legal frameworks for insurance and, in particular, in the insight that the developing disputes arena provides into this fascinating area. To be as user-friendly as possible, each chapter follows the same format – first providing an overview of the key framework for dealing with disputes, and then giving an update of recent developments in disputes.

The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law ReviewEdition 6

Editor Alan Charles Raul

Sidley Austin LLP

Following the first year of life under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and with only months to go until the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect, 2019 feels more like Waiting for Godot than Hallelujah Chorus. Unless policy makers around the world make a real effort to identify the actual privacy risks people face, we will see more of the same in 2020 – an incessant barrage of tedious cookie notices, overwrought haranguing against tailored advertising and more blaming of victims of cybercrime for governments’ failure to protect their economies from electronic attack by sophisticated state actors and criminals.

The Oil and Gas Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Christopher Strong

Vinson & Elkins LLP

International oil and gas law is a fascinating field, sitting at an intersection of law, politics and business. Practitioners in this field must be familiar not only with international norms and practices, but also local legal and regulatory requirements that can vary substantially from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The Oil and Gas Law Review is intended to serve as a starting point for practitioners in gaining an understanding of the key legal requirements in the jurisdictions in which they may be advising clients on transactional and operational matters.

The Mining Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor Erik Richer La Flèche

Stikeman Elliott LLP

The Mining Law Review is designed to be a practical, business-focused ‘year in review’ analysis of recent changes, developments and their effects, and a look forward at expected trends. The first part of the book is divided into 19 chapters, each dealing with mining in a particular jurisdiction. The second part of the book has three chapters that focus on financing.

The Islamic Finance and Markets ReviewEdition 4

Editors John Dewar and Munib Hussain

Milbank LLP

We are honoured to present the fourth edition of The Islamic Finance and Markets Law Review. The chapters that follow describe the manner in which Islamic, or shariah-compliant, finance is practised in various jurisdictions throughout the world. Although each country will have variations, one of the most striking features of Islamic finance as a legal discipline is that it includes core concepts and structures that cross jurisdictional boundaries.

The Executive Remuneration ReviewEdition 8

Editors

Arthur Kohn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Janet Cooper

Tapestry Compliance

Executive remuneration encompasses a diverse range of practices and is consequently influenced by many different areas of the law, including tax, employment, securities and other aspects of corporate law. We hope this book will be particularly useful in circumstances where a corporation is considering establishing a presence in a new jurisdiction, and is seeking to understand the various rules and regulations that may govern executive employment (or the corporate governance rules relating thereto) with regard to newly hired (or transferring) executives in that jurisdiction.

The Foreign Investment Regulation ReviewEdition 7

Editors Calvin S Goldman QC and Michael Koch

Goodmans LLP

Foreign investment continues to garner a great deal of attention. This Review provides a comprehensive guide to laws, regulations, policies and practices governing foreign investment in key international jurisdictions. It includes contributions from leading experts around the world from some of the most widely recognised law firms in their respective jurisdictions.

The Asset Tracing and Recovery ReviewEdition 7

Editor Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter Consultants

‘Fraud’ is a word that people find easier to use than to define. Partly for this reason, it is difficult for lawyers to summarise the way in which their particular jurisdictions deal with it. Some of the sources of their laws will be domestic and will have evolved over time. Others will be recent international conventions, where regard must be had to the decisions of other jurisdictions.

The Private Wealth & Private Client ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Riches

RMW Law LLP

There is no doubt that the increased cost and complexity of regulation is driving trends towards simpler structures with fewer layers and involving fewer jurisdictions. The theme of ever-greater levels of transparency and increased complexity of overlapping regulation continues. The dichotomy between Western Europe and the United States, in terms of their different approach to these issues, also remains very apparent to observers.

The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity ReviewEdition 4

Editors Adam O Emmerich and Robin Panovka

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

To create this publication, we have invited leading practitioners from around the globe to offer practical insights into what is going on around the conference tables and in the markets in their jurisdiction, with an eye to cross-border trends and transactions. We hope this compilation of insight from our remarkable multinational authors produces clarity and transparency into this exciting world of ‘liquid real estate’ and helps to further fuel the growth of the sector.

The Healthcare Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Sarah Ellson

Fieldfisher LLP

Welcome to the third edition of The Healthcare Law Review. The Review now provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 17 jurisdictions, with new contributions from Russia and South Africa in this edition. Our expert authors have also reviewed and updated their chapters to reflect the ever evolving situation in the jurisdictions covered in earlier editions. While a hugely diverse area of practice, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.

The Virtual Currency Regulation ReviewEdition 2

Editors Michael S Sackheim and Nathan A Howell

Sidley Austin LLP

The second edition of the Review provides a practical analysis of recent legal and regulatory changes and developments, and of their effects, and looks forward to expected trends in the area of virtual currencies on a country-by-country basis. It is not intended to be an exhaustive guide to the regulation of virtual currencies globally or in any of the included jurisdictions. Instead, for each jurisdiction, the authors have endeavoured to provide a sufficient overview for the reader to understand the current legal and regulatory environment.

The Asset Management ReviewEdition 8

Editor Paul Dickson

Slaughter and May

This continues to be a period of change and uncertainty for the asset management industry, as funds and managers act to comply with regulatory developments and investor requirements, and adapt to the changing geopolitical landscape. The world of asset management is increasingly complex, but it is hoped that this edition of The Asset Management Review will be a useful and practical companion as we face the challenges and opportunities of the coming year.

The Mergers & Acquisitions ReviewEdition 13

Editor Mark Zerdin

Slaughter and May

We would like to thank the contributors for their support in producing the 13th edition of The Mergers & Acquisitions Review. We hope the commentary in the following 47 chapters will provide a richer understanding of the shape of the global markets, and the challenges and opportunities facing market participants.

The International Trade Law ReviewEdition 5

Editors Folkert Graafsma and Joris Cornelis

VVGB Advocaten

In the years since the first edition the dynamics of trade have fundamentally changed in a disturbing manner. As also noted last year, the spectre of Brexit is looming ever closer. Second, the dynamics of the interwoven jumbo economy of ‘Chimerica’ continue to be rewritten and deteriorate as we speak, with trade policies being abused as instruments to meet political goals. Third, and arguably even more fundamental, the asphyxiation of the Appellate Body slowly continues, despite multiple attempts by over 20 members to rewrite the Appellate Review process and find creative solutions.

The Shareholder Rights and Activism ReviewEdition 4

Editor Francis J Aquila

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

There is no question that shareholder activism is a prominent, and likely permanent, feature of the corporate landscape. As both shareholder activists and the companies they target have become more geographically diverse, it is increasingly important for legal and corporate practitioners to understand the legal framework and emerging trends of shareholder activism in the various international jurisdictions facing activism. The Shareholder Rights and Activism Review is designed as a primer on these aspects of shareholder activism in such jurisdictions.

The Aviation Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Sean Gates

Gates Aviation LLP

The Aviation Law Review has from the outset been one of The Law Reviews’ most successful publications. We would like to extend our thanks to the many contributors to this volume and welcome those who have joined the group. Their studied, careful and insightful contributions are much appreciated by all those who now refer to The Aviation Law Review as one of their frontline resources.

The Merger Control ReviewEdition 10

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

As this book evidences, today almost all competition authorities have a notification process in place – with most requiring pre-merger notification for transactions that meet certain prescribed minimum thresholds. Additional jurisdictions, most recently in South America, have added pre-merger notification regimes. In our endeavour to keep our readers well informed, we have expanded the jurisdictions covered by this book to include the newer regimes as well. Also, the book now includes chapters devoted to such ‘hot’ M&A sectors as pharmaceuticals, and high technology and media, in key jurisdictions to provide a more in-depth discussion of recent developments.

The Restructuring ReviewEdition 12

Editor Christopher Mallon

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

We are very pleased to present this twelfth edition of The Restructuring Review. As with the previous editions, our intention is to help general counsel, private practice lawyers and the public sector understand the conditions prevailing in the global restructuring market in 2019, and to highlight some of the more significant legal and commercial developments and trends that have been evident in recent years, and that are expected to be significant in the future.

The Professional Negligence Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Bird

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain

This second edition provides an indispensable overview of the law and practice of professional liability and regulation in 15 jurisdictions. We have enlarged the number of jurisdictions covered adding substantial chapters dealing with Russia, Norway, Switzerland and Austria. The Professional Negligence Law Review contains information that is invaluable to the large number of firms, insurers, practitioners and other stakeholders who are concerned with the liability and regulatory issues of professionals across the globe.

The Renewable Energy Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Karen B Wong

Milbank LLP

This compendium has been formulated to provide you with a good overview of the legal framework and current status and challenges in structuring, financing and investing in renewable energy projects in the selected jurisdictions. Whether you are someone already active in this sector or merely interested in learning more about the policies, legal structures and state of play in the renewable energy industry globally, we hope that this guide will aid you in your efforts as a participant in an industry that is increasing the number of new sources for energy projects with fewer carbon emissions.

The Intellectual Property and Antitrust ReviewEdition 4

Editor Thomas Vinje

Clifford Chance LLP

Intellectual property practitioners need to look beyond intellectual property laws themselves to understand the antitrust limits on the free exercise of rights. The task of this book is, with respect to key jurisdictions globally, to provide an annual concrete and practical overview of developments on the relationship between antitrust and intellectual property. This fourth edition provides an update on recent developments, as well as an overview of the overall existing lay of the land regarding the relationship between the two bodies of law.

The Real Estate Investment Structure Taxation Review Edition 1

Editors

Giuseppe Andrea Giannantonio

Chiomenti

Tobias Steinmann

EPRA

The aim of this volume is to provide a useful guide to those international and institutional investors willing to invest in real estate properties located in Europe, illustrating in a comparative manner different alternatives for the establishment of investment platforms in Europe and investment vehicles at a local level. In particular, each chapter provides insights from leading experts on the tax considerations and investment opportunities based on the specific national legislation.

The Intellectual Property ReviewEdition 8

Editor Dominick A Conde

Venable

To aid practitioners who are navigating the ever-changing landscape of global intellectual property, we now present the eighth edition of The Intellectual Property Review. In this edition, we present 24 chapters that provide an overview of the forms of intellectual property coverage available in each particular jurisdiction, along with an update of its most recent developments. Each chapter is written and assembled by leading practitioners in that jurisdiction.

The International Investigations ReviewEdition 9

Editor Nicolas Bourtin

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Under what circumstances can the corporate entity itself be charged with a crime? What are the possible penalties? Under what circumstances should a corporation voluntarily self-report potential misconduct on the part of its employees? Is it a realistic option for a corporation to defend itself at trial against a government agency? And how does a corporation manage the delicate interactions with employees whose conduct is at issue? The International Investigations Review answers these questions and many more and will serve as an indispensable guide when your clients face criminal or regulatory scrutiny in a country other than your own.

The Lending and Secured Finance ReviewEdition 5

Editor Azadeh Nassiri

Slaughter and May

This fifth edition contains contributions from leading practitioners in 25 different countries. We would like to thank each of the contributors for taking the time to share their expertise on the developments in the corporate lending and secured finance markets in their respective jurisdictions, and on the challenges and opportunities facing market participants.

The International Arbitration ReviewEdition 10

Editor James H Carter

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

International arbitration is a fast-moving express train. The international arbitration community has created other publications that follow these developments regularly. Scholarly arbitration literature follows behind, at a more leisurely pace. There is a niche to be filled by an analytical review of what has occurred in each of the important arbitration jurisdictions during the past year. This volume, to which leading arbitration practitioners around the world have made valuable contributions, seeks to fill that space.

The Dominance and Monopolies ReviewEdition 7

Editors Maurits Dolmans and Henry Mostyn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

The seventh edition of The Dominance and Monopolies Review provides a welcome overview for busy practitioners and businesses who need an accessible and easily understandable summary of global abuse of dominance rules. As with previous years, each chapter – authored by a specialist local expert – summarises the abuse of dominance rules in a jurisdiction; provides a review of the regime’s enforcement activity in the past year; and sets out a prediction for future developments.

The Projects and Construction ReviewEdition 9

Editor Júlio César Bueno

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Project financing and construction law are highly specialised areas of legal practice. Although there is an increased perception that project financing and construction law are global issues, the local knowledge offered by leading experts in 19 countries has shown us that to understand the world, we must first make sense of what happens locally; to further advance our understanding of the law we must resist the modern view that all that matters is global and what is regional is of no importance.

The Transfer Pricing Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Steve Edge and Dominic Robertson

Slaughter and May

This publication aims to give readers a high-level overview of the principal transfer pricing rules in each country covered in the Review. Each chapter summarises the country’s substantive transfer pricing rules, explains how a transfer pricing dispute is handled, from initial scrutiny through to litigation or settlement, and discusses the interaction between transfer pricing and other parts of the tax code (such as withholding taxes, customs duties, and attempts to prevent double taxation).

The Shipping Law ReviewEdition 6

Editors George Eddings, Andrew Chamberlain and Holly Colaço

HFW

The sixth edition of this book aims to continue to provide those involved in handling shipping disputes with an overview of the key issues relevant to multiple jurisdictions. We have again invited contributions on the law of leading maritime nations, including both major flag states and the countries in which most shipping companies are located. We also include chapters on the law of the major shipbuilding centres and a range of other jurisdictions.

The Gambling Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor Carl Rohsler

Memery Crystal

Welcome to the fourth edition of The Gambling Law Review. The primary purpose of this work is to provide a short summary of the gambling law of a wide range of jurisdictions. The second aim is to allow practitioners in the field to be updated on developments over the course of the year. And last, of course, it is a good way to bring together some of the leading lawyers in this fascinating field, so that they can stay in touch and communicate with each other.

The Securities Litigation ReviewEdition 5

Editor William Savitt

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

The Securities Litigation Review is a guided introduction to the international varieties of enforcing rights related to the issuance and exchange of publicly traded securities. Unlike most of its sister international surveys, this review focuses on litigation – how rights are created and vindicated against the backdrop of courtroom proceedings.

The Energy Regulation and Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor David L Schwartz

Latham & Watkins LLP

In our eighth year of writing and publishing The Energy Regulation and Markets Review, we have seen geopolitical changes that have added significant uncertainties to global energy policies.

The Corporate Immigration ReviewEdition 9

Editor Chris Magrath

Magrath Sheldrick LLP

Around the world, national security and border protection continue to be integral issues in the development of immigration policy. Joined-up government (easily sharing data and intelligence across government agencies and public bodies) is a cross-jurisdictional trend. As ever, immigration practitioners around the world are at the centre of a complex web of political, legal, compliance and regulatory developments. The contributors to this text are leaders in the field. We would like to thank all of the contributors to this latest edition of The Corporate Immigration Law Review for their sterling input.

The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Tess Blair

Morgan Lewis & Bockius (Philadelphia)

Virtually unheard of 20 years ago, increasing data volumes and ever-changing technologies have resulted in e-discovery and information governance exploding onto the legal scene. Corporations face a wide array of overlapping and competing e-discovery and information governance laws and regulations, impacting the use, retention and disposition of electronically stored information (ESI). This first edition of The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law Review provides a general overview of e-discovery and information governance obligations in key jurisdictions around the world.

The Investment Treaty Arbitration ReviewEdition 4

Editor Barton Legum

Dentons Europe LLP

The past year has again confirmed The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review’s contribution to its field. The biggest challenge for practitioners and clients over the past year has been to keep up with the flow of new developments and jurisprudence in the field. Many useful treatises on investment treaty arbitration have been written. The relentless rate of change in the field rapidly leaves them out of date. In this environment, therefore, The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review fulfils an essential function. Updated every year, it provides a current perspective on a quickly evolving topic.

The Private Equity ReviewEdition 8

Editor Stephen L Ritchie

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Private equity professionals need practical and informed guidance from local practitioners about how to raise money and close deals in multiple jurisdictions. This review has been prepared with this need in mind. It contains contributions from leading private equity practitioners in 25 different countries, with observations and advice on private equity deal-making and fundraising in their respective jurisdictions.

The Government Procurement ReviewEdition 7

Editors Jonathan Davey and Amy Gatenby

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

It is our pleasure to introduce the seventh edition of The Government Procurement Review. Our geographic coverage this year remains impressive, covering 17 jurisdictions, including the European Union, and the continued political and economic significance of government procurement remains clear.

The Project Finance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor David F Asmus

Sidley Austin LLP

Many of the classic project finance texts are becoming increasingly dated as the years go by, while project finance itself continues to evolve with the markets it serves. The purpose of this volume is to provide a living guide to project finance that will be updated on a regular basis, while still tackling the core project finance concepts that every practitioner needs to understand.

The Class Actions Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Camilla Sanger

Slaughter and May

Class actions and major group litigation can be seismic events not only for the parties involved, but for whole industries and parts of society. That potential impact means they are one of the few types of claim that have become truly global in both importance and scope, as reflected in this third edition. As with previous editions of this review, this updated publication aims to provide practitioners and clients with a single overview handbook to which they can turn for the key procedures, developments and factors in play in a number of the world’s most important jurisdictions.

The Corporate Tax Planning Law ReviewEdition 1

Editors Jodi J Schwartz and Swift S O Edgar

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

We are pleased to present the inaugural edition of The Corporate Tax Planning Law Review. This volume contains 20 chapters, each devoted to a different country and providing expert analysis by leading practitioners of the most important aspects of tax planning for multinational corporate groups in that country, with a particular focus on recent developments.

The Banking Regulation ReviewEdition 10

Editor Jan Putnis

Slaughter and May

Banking regulation continues to confound the idea that views about how banks should be regulated will eventually settle down to an orthodoxy broadly accepted throughout the world. This edition covers 37 countries and territories in addition to our usual chapters on international initiatives and the European Union. There must be a feeling among many of the authors that banking regulation is a subject that will never settle down; that it will never return to being the rather duller subject that it was before it became a political issue more than 10 years ago.

The Public Competition Enforcement ReviewEdition 11

Editor Aidan Synnott

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

In the reports from around the world collected in this volume, we continue to see a good deal of international overlap among the issues and industries attracting government enforcement attention. Indeed, there are several examples of cross-border engagement in the chapters that follow, including discussions of parallel investigations in multiple jurisdictions. We continue to see the evolution and refinement of approaches to competition law enforcement in several jurisdictions.

The Transport Finance Law ReviewEdition 5

Editor Harry Theochari

Norton Rose Fulbright

This book is intended to provide the legal industry with a guide to transport finance today, in each of the key jurisdictions globally in which aircraft, rolling stock and ships are financed. Each contribution reflects the significance of the transport sector today, and the need for readily available funding for industries that underpin the global economy by transporting people and commodities around the world every day.

The Financial Technology Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Thomas A Frick

Niederer Kraft Frey

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Financial Technology Law Review. The authors of this publication are from the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. They each have a proven record of experience in the field of fintech; they know both the law and how it is applied. We hope that you will find their experience invaluable and enlightening when dealing with any of the varied issues fintech raises in the legal and regulatory field.

The Insurance and Reinsurance Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Peter Rogan

Ince

Insurance and reinsurance play an important role in the world economy. It is an increasingly global industry, with emerging markets in Asia and Latin America developing apace. Given the expanding reach of the industry, there is a need for a source of reference that analyses recent developments in the key jurisdictions on a comparative basis. This volume, to which leading insurance and reinsurance practitioners around the world have made valuable contributions, seeks to fulfil that need.

The Corporate Governance ReviewEdition 9

Editor Willem J L Calkoen

NautaDutilh

In this ninth edition, we can see that corporate governance is becoming a more vital and all-encompassing topic with each year that passes. We all realise that the modern corporation is one of the most ingenious concepts ever devised. Our lives are dominated by corporations. We eat and breathe through them, we travel with them, we are entertained by them, most of us work for them. Most corporations aim to add value to society, and they very often do. Some, however, are exploiting, polluting, poisoning and impoverishing us…

The Public-Private Partnership Law ReviewEdition 5

Editors Thiago Luís Sombra and Thiago Fernandes Moreira

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

We are very pleased to present the fifth edition of The Public-Private Partnership Law Review. Notwithstanding the number of chapters in various publications in The Law Reviews series on topics involving public-private partnerships (PPPs) and private finance initiatives (in areas such as projects and construction, real estate, mergers, transfers of concessionaires’ corporate control, special purpose vehicles and government procurement), we identified the need for a deeper understanding of the specific issues related to this topic in different countries.

The Initial Public Offerings Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor David J Goldschmidt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

This publication introduces the reader to the main stock exchanges around the globe and their related initial public offering (IPO) regulatory environments, and provides insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscapes in 18 different jurisdictions. Each chapter gives a general overview of the IPO process in the region, addresses regulatory and exchange requirements, and presents key offering considerations.

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Life Sciences Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Richard Kingham

Covington & Burling LLP

The Life Sciences Law Review provides an overview of legal requirements of interest to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. It is vitally important that lawyers who advise companies in the life sciences sector and the business executives whom they serve have a working knowledge of the regulations and policies that govern drugs, biologics and medical devices. It is equally important to keep up to date with developments in the regulatory systems, which govern access to the market, pricing and reimbursement, advertising and promotion, and numerous other matters that are essential to success. It is our hope that this annual publication will be helpful in this respect.

The Private Competition Enforcement ReviewEdition 12

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Private competition litigation can be an important complement to public enforcement in the achievement of compliance with the competition laws. For example, antitrust litigation has been a key component of the antitrust regime for decades in the United States. Private antitrust litigation is largely a work in progress in many parts of the world. Change occurs slowly in some jurisdictions, but clearly the direction is favourable to the recognition that private antitrust enforcement has a role to play.

The Employment Law ReviewEdition 10

Editor Erika C Collins

Proskauer Rose LLP

For the past nine years, we have surveyed milestones and significant events in the international employment law space to update and publish The Employment Law Review. This tenth edition is proof of the continuously growing importance of international employment law. As the various editions of this book have highlighted, changes to the laws of many jurisdictions over the past several years emphasise why we continue to consolidate and review this text to provide readers with an up-to-date reference guide.

The Dispute Resolution ReviewEdition 11

Editor Damian Taylor

Slaughter and May

The Dispute Resolution Review provides an indispensable overview of the civil court systems of 37 jurisdictions. It offers a guide to those who are faced with disputes that frequently cross international boundaries. As is often the way in law, difficult and complex problems can be solved in a number of ways, and this edition demonstrates that there are many different ways to organise and operate a legal system successfully. At the same time, common problems often submit to common solutions, and the curious practitioner is likely to discover that many of the solutions adopted abroad are not so different to those closer to home.

The Real Estate Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Nevin

Slaughter and May

Real estate is increasingly viewed on a global basis and readers can only benefit from a general understanding of how individual jurisdictions operate within the global real estate market. This edition extends to 31 jurisdictions and each chapter provides an invaluable insight into key legal issues and market trends in the author’s jurisdiction and, together, they offer an up-to-date synopsis of the global real estate market. The Review seeks to identify distinctions in practice between the different jurisdictions by highlighting particular local issues.

The Labour and Employment Disputes ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Robertson

Mayer Brown International LLP

Thirty years ago, employment law was almost entirely a national subject. During the past 15 years or so, that position has changed as business has become increasingly international. As this process developed, employers structured themselves internationally, so that legal and HR teams, among others, are able to deal with a globally mobile workforce. Employment law is a fast-moving area with significant developments occurring every year in all the jurisdictions covered by this book – employment law does not stand still.

The Tax Disputes and Litigation ReviewEdition 7

Editor Simon Whitehead

Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

The objective of this book is to provide tax professionals involved in disputes with revenue authorities in multiple jurisdictions with an outline of the principal issues arising in those jurisdictions. In this, the seventh edition, we have continued to add to the key jurisdictions where disputes are likely to occur for multinational businesses. Each chapter provides an overview of the procedural rules that govern tax appeals and highlights the pitfalls of which taxpayers need to be most aware.

The Franchise Law ReviewEdition 6

Editor Mark Abell

Bird & Bird LLP

This book provides an introduction to the basic elements of international franchising and an overview of the way that it is regulated in 37 jurisdictions. It seeks to provide the reader with a high-level understanding of the challenges involved in international franchising in the first section, and then, in the second section, explains how these basic themes are reflected in the regulatory environment within each of the countries covered.

The Inward Investment and International Taxation ReviewEdition 9

Editor Tim Sanders

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

It is hoped that this volume will prove to be a useful guide to the tax rules in the jurisdictions where clients conduct their businesses. Each chapter aims to provide topical and current insights from leading experts on the tax issues and opportunities in their respective jurisdictions. While specific tax advice is always essential, it is also necessary to have a broad understanding of the nature of the potential issues and advantages that lie ahead; this book provides a guide to these.

The Cartels and Leniency ReviewEdition 7

Editors

John Buretta

Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP

John Terzaken

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

This book brings together leading competition law experts from 28 jurisdictions to address an issue of growing importance to large corporations, their managers and their lawyers: the potential liability, both civil and criminal, that may arise from unlawful agreements with competitors as to price, markets or output. The broad message of the book is that this risk is growing steadily. The authors are from some of the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. All have substantial experience with cartel investigations and many have served in senior positions in government.

The Environment and Climate Change Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Theodore L Garrett

Covington & Burling LLP

Environmental law is global in its reach. Multinational companies make business plans based on the laws and regulations of the countries in which they are headquartered and have manufacturing facilities as well as the countries in which they distribute and sell their products. This book offers a review, by leading environmental lawyers, of significant environmental laws and issues in their respective countries around the world.

The Consumer Finance Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Richard Fischer, Obrea Poindexter and Jeremy Mandell

Morrison & Foerster

Consumer choice for financial products and services is proliferating across global markets. The ability to reach consumers at any time on their mobile phones, tablets or other devices has helped attract substantial capital investment in consumer financial services. This survey of consumer finance law describes the legal and regulatory approaches taken in the jurisdictions covered. Each chapter addresses the key characteristics of, and current climate within, a particular jurisdiction. Although payments, lending and deposits are the focus of this survey, other financial products and services are discussed where relevant.

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications ReviewEdition 9

Editor John P Janka

Latham & Watkins LLP

This fully updated ninth edition of The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review provides an overview of evolving legal constructs in 26 jurisdictions around the world. It is intended as a business-focused framework for both start-ups and established companies, as well as an overview for those interested in examining evolving law and policy in the rapidly changing TMT sector.

The Sports Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor András Gurovits

Niederer Kraft Frey

The Sports Law Review is intended as a practical, business-focused legal guide for all relevant stakeholder groups in the area of sports, including sports business entities, sports federations, sports clubs and athletes. Its goal is to provide an analysis of recent developments and their effects on the sports law sector in 18 jurisdictions. It will serve as a guidebook for practitioners as to how a selected range of legal topics is dealt with under various national laws.

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance ReviewEdition 5

Editor Marc P Hanrahan

Milbank LLP

While there have been ups and downs, of course, for leveraged finance over the last 40 years (most notably during the financial crisis), leveraged finance used to support acquisitions has become a very big business and is almost certainly here to stay (and probably grow). This volume is intended to contribute to the knowledge base of lawyers who participate, or aspire to participate, in leveraged finance used for acquisitions. It will hopefully provide an overview and introduction for the novice and be a ready resource for an active practitioner who needs to know about relevant laws and practices in jurisdictions around the world.

The Complex Commercial Litigation Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Steven M Bierman

Sidley Austin LLP

This first edition is published at a time when the world grows ever smaller and commercial relationships are the common currency that links countries and cultures across the globe. Whether you are a corporate counsel, a business executive, a private practitioner or a government official, and whether you are facing litigation or arbitration of a commercial dispute, negotiating a contract with an eye towards minimising litigation risk, or simply interested in learning more about this important area of law as related by a seasoned and savvy practitioner, we hope you will find this volume informative, instructive and enjoyable.

The International Capital Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor Jeffrey Golden

P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation

This book serves two purposes, one obvious, but the other possibly less so. Quite obviously, and one reason for its continuing popularity, The International Capital Markets Review addresses the comparative law aspect of our readers’ international capital markets (ICM) workload and equips them with a comparative law reference source. Globalisation and technological change mean that the transactional practice of a capital markets lawyer, wherever based, no longer enjoys the luxury, if ever it did, of focusing solely at home within the confines of a single jurisdiction. Globalisation means that fewer and fewer opportunities or challenges are truly local, and technology more and more permits a practitioner to tackle international issues.

The Third Party Litigation Funding Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Leslie Perrin

Calunius Capital LLP

The task of proselytising third party funding, as anyone directly involved in it will tell you, goes on. Right across the global reach of third party funding, every meeting or conference, with lawyers or with potential claimants, can be expected to require a run through of the basics of how it is done. The process is not assisted by the silo mentality of most major law firms, where it is absolutely not possible to make the assumption that, having spoken to one, or even several partners, you have spoken to the firm.

The Banking Litigation Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Christa Band

Linklaters LLP

As we noted in the Preface to last year’s edition of the Banking Litigation Law Review, banks will always be regular litigants – generally as defendants – and this year’s contribution of jurisdiction-specific chapters explains how and why.

The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance ReviewEdition 5

Editor Marc P Hanrahan

Milbank LLP

While there have been ups and downs, of course, for leveraged finance over the last 40 years (most notably during the financial crisis), leveraged finance used to support acquisitions has become a very big business and is almost certainly here to stay (and probably grow). This volume is intended to contribute to the knowledge base of lawyers who participate, or aspire to participate, in leveraged finance used for acquisitions. It will hopefully provide an overview and introduction for the novice and be a ready resource for an active practitioner who needs to know about relevant laws and practices in jurisdictions around the world.

The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption ReviewEdition 8

Editor Mark F Mendelsohn

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

This eighth edition presents the views and observations of leading anti-corruption practitioners in jurisdictions spanning the globe. Given the numerous recent changes in domestic legal regimes, and the uncertainty in international relations, this book and the wealth of learning that it contains from around the world, will help guide practitioners and their clients when navigating the perils of corruption in foreign and transnational business, and in related internal and government investigations.

The Asset Management ReviewEdition 8

Editor Paul Dickson

Slaughter and May

This continues to be a period of change and uncertainty for the asset management industry, as funds and managers act to comply with regulatory developments and investor requirements, and adapt to the changing geopolitical landscape. The world of asset management is increasingly complex, but it is hoped that this edition of The Asset Management Review will be a useful and practical companion as we face the challenges and opportunities of the coming year.

The Asset Tracing and Recovery ReviewEdition 7

Editor Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter Consultants

‘Fraud’ is a word that people find easier to use than to define. Partly for this reason, it is difficult for lawyers to summarise the way in which their particular jurisdictions deal with it. Some of the sources of their laws will be domestic and will have evolved over time. Others will be recent international conventions, where regard must be had to the decisions of other jurisdictions.

The Aviation Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Sean Gates

Gates Aviation LLP

The Aviation Law Review has from the outset been one of The Law Reviews’ most successful publications. We would like to extend our thanks to the many contributors to this volume and welcome those who have joined the group. Their studied, careful and insightful contributions are much appreciated by all those who now refer to The Aviation Law Review as one of their frontline resources.

The Banking Litigation Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Christa Band

Linklaters LLP

As we noted in the Preface to last year’s edition of the Banking Litigation Law Review, banks will always be regular litigants – generally as defendants – and this year’s contribution of jurisdiction-specific chapters explains how and why.

The Banking Regulation ReviewEdition 10

Editor Jan Putnis

Slaughter and May

Banking regulation continues to confound the idea that views about how banks should be regulated will eventually settle down to an orthodoxy broadly accepted throughout the world. This edition covers 37 countries and territories in addition to our usual chapters on international initiatives and the European Union. There must be a feeling among many of the authors that banking regulation is a subject that will never settle down; that it will never return to being the rather duller subject that it was before it became a political issue more than 10 years ago.

The Cartels and Leniency ReviewEdition 7

Editors

John Buretta

Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP

John Terzaken

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

This book brings together leading competition law experts from 28 jurisdictions to address an issue of growing importance to large corporations, their managers and their lawyers: the potential liability, both civil and criminal, that may arise from unlawful agreements with competitors as to price, markets or output. The broad message of the book is that this risk is growing steadily. The authors are from some of the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. All have substantial experience with cartel investigations and many have served in senior positions in government.

The Class Actions Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Camilla Sanger

Slaughter and May

Class actions and major group litigation can be seismic events not only for the parties involved, but for whole industries and parts of society. That potential impact means they are one of the few types of claim that have become truly global in both importance and scope, as reflected in this third edition. As with previous editions of this review, this updated publication aims to provide practitioners and clients with a single overview handbook to which they can turn for the key procedures, developments and factors in play in a number of the world’s most important jurisdictions.

The Complex Commercial Litigation Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Steven M Bierman

Sidley Austin LLP

This first edition is published at a time when the world grows ever smaller and commercial relationships are the common currency that links countries and cultures across the globe. Whether you are a corporate counsel, a business executive, a private practitioner or a government official, and whether you are facing litigation or arbitration of a commercial dispute, negotiating a contract with an eye towards minimising litigation risk, or simply interested in learning more about this important area of law as related by a seasoned and savvy practitioner, we hope you will find this volume informative, instructive and enjoyable.

The Consumer Finance Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Richard Fischer, Obrea Poindexter and Jeremy Mandell

Morrison & Foerster

Consumer choice for financial products and services is proliferating across global markets. The ability to reach consumers at any time on their mobile phones, tablets or other devices has helped attract substantial capital investment in consumer financial services. This survey of consumer finance law describes the legal and regulatory approaches taken in the jurisdictions covered. Each chapter addresses the key characteristics of, and current climate within, a particular jurisdiction. Although payments, lending and deposits are the focus of this survey, other financial products and services are discussed where relevant.

The Corporate Governance ReviewEdition 9

Editor Willem J L Calkoen

NautaDutilh

In this ninth edition, we can see that corporate governance is becoming a more vital and all-encompassing topic with each year that passes. We all realise that the modern corporation is one of the most ingenious concepts ever devised. Our lives are dominated by corporations. We eat and breathe through them, we travel with them, we are entertained by them, most of us work for them. Most corporations aim to add value to society, and they very often do. Some, however, are exploiting, polluting, poisoning and impoverishing us…

The Corporate Immigration ReviewEdition 9

Editor Chris Magrath

Magrath Sheldrick LLP

Around the world, national security and border protection continue to be integral issues in the development of immigration policy. Joined-up government (easily sharing data and intelligence across government agencies and public bodies) is a cross-jurisdictional trend. As ever, immigration practitioners around the world are at the centre of a complex web of political, legal, compliance and regulatory developments. The contributors to this text are leaders in the field. We would like to thank all of the contributors to this latest edition of The Corporate Immigration Law Review for their sterling input.

The Corporate Tax Planning Law ReviewEdition 1

Editors Jodi J Schwartz and Swift S O Edgar

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

We are pleased to present the inaugural edition of The Corporate Tax Planning Law Review. This volume contains 20 chapters, each devoted to a different country and providing expert analysis by leading practitioners of the most important aspects of tax planning for multinational corporate groups in that country, with a particular focus on recent developments.

The Dispute Resolution ReviewEdition 11

Editor Damian Taylor

Slaughter and May

The Dispute Resolution Review provides an indispensable overview of the civil court systems of 37 jurisdictions. It offers a guide to those who are faced with disputes that frequently cross international boundaries. As is often the way in law, difficult and complex problems can be solved in a number of ways, and this edition demonstrates that there are many different ways to organise and operate a legal system successfully. At the same time, common problems often submit to common solutions, and the curious practitioner is likely to discover that many of the solutions adopted abroad are not so different to those closer to home.

The Dominance and Monopolies ReviewEdition 7

Editors Maurits Dolmans and Henry Mostyn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

The seventh edition of The Dominance and Monopolies Review provides a welcome overview for busy practitioners and businesses who need an accessible and easily understandable summary of global abuse of dominance rules. As with previous years, each chapter – authored by a specialist local expert – summarises the abuse of dominance rules in a jurisdiction; provides a review of the regime’s enforcement activity in the past year; and sets out a prediction for future developments.

The Employment Law ReviewEdition 10

Editor Erika C Collins

Proskauer Rose LLP

For the past nine years, we have surveyed milestones and significant events in the international employment law space to update and publish The Employment Law Review. This tenth edition is proof of the continuously growing importance of international employment law. As the various editions of this book have highlighted, changes to the laws of many jurisdictions over the past several years emphasise why we continue to consolidate and review this text to provide readers with an up-to-date reference guide.

The Energy Regulation and Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor David L Schwartz

Latham & Watkins LLP

In our eighth year of writing and publishing The Energy Regulation and Markets Review, we have seen geopolitical changes that have added significant uncertainties to global energy policies.

The Environment and Climate Change Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Theodore L Garrett

Covington & Burling LLP

Environmental law is global in its reach. Multinational companies make business plans based on the laws and regulations of the countries in which they are headquartered and have manufacturing facilities as well as the countries in which they distribute and sell their products. This book offers a review, by leading environmental lawyers, of significant environmental laws and issues in their respective countries around the world.

The Executive Remuneration ReviewEdition 8

Editors

Arthur Kohn

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Janet Cooper

Tapestry Compliance

Executive remuneration encompasses a diverse range of practices and is consequently influenced by many different areas of the law, including tax, employment, securities and other aspects of corporate law. We hope this book will be particularly useful in circumstances where a corporation is considering establishing a presence in a new jurisdiction, and is seeking to understand the various rules and regulations that may govern executive employment (or the corporate governance rules relating thereto) with regard to newly hired (or transferring) executives in that jurisdiction.

The Financial Technology Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Thomas A Frick

Niederer Kraft Frey

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Financial Technology Law Review. The authors of this publication are from the most widely respected law firms in their jurisdictions. They each have a proven record of experience in the field of fintech; they know both the law and how it is applied. We hope that you will find their experience invaluable and enlightening when dealing with any of the varied issues fintech raises in the legal and regulatory field.

The Foreign Investment Regulation ReviewEdition 7

Editors Calvin S Goldman QC and Michael Koch

Goodmans LLP

Foreign investment continues to garner a great deal of attention. This Review provides a comprehensive guide to laws, regulations, policies and practices governing foreign investment in key international jurisdictions. It includes contributions from leading experts around the world from some of the most widely recognised law firms in their respective jurisdictions.

The Franchise Law ReviewEdition 6

Editor Mark Abell

Bird & Bird LLP

This book provides an introduction to the basic elements of international franchising and an overview of the way that it is regulated in 37 jurisdictions. It seeks to provide the reader with a high-level understanding of the challenges involved in international franchising in the first section, and then, in the second section, explains how these basic themes are reflected in the regulatory environment within each of the countries covered.

The Gambling Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor Carl Rohsler

Memery Crystal

Welcome to the fourth edition of The Gambling Law Review. The primary purpose of this work is to provide a short summary of the gambling law of a wide range of jurisdictions. The second aim is to allow practitioners in the field to be updated on developments over the course of the year. And last, of course, it is a good way to bring together some of the leading lawyers in this fascinating field, so that they can stay in touch and communicate with each other.

The Global Damages ReviewEdition 2

Editor Errol Soriano

Duff & Phelps

In the inaugural edition of this publication, we addressed various rules that set boundaries on what is permissible damages evidence. The focus in that publication was to survey the codified rules and common law principles underpinning the analysis and presentation of damages. In this, the second edition, we expand on that analysis with recent changes to the rules, and the authors also summarise noteworthy cases from the various jurisdictions.

The Government Procurement ReviewEdition 7

Editors Jonathan Davey and Amy Gatenby

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

It is our pleasure to introduce the seventh edition of The Government Procurement Review. Our geographic coverage this year remains impressive, covering 17 jurisdictions, including the European Union, and the continued political and economic significance of government procurement remains clear.

The Healthcare Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Sarah Ellson

Fieldfisher LLP

Welcome to the third edition of The Healthcare Law Review. The Review now provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 17 jurisdictions, with new contributions from Russia and South Africa in this edition. Our expert authors have also reviewed and updated their chapters to reflect the ever evolving situation in the jurisdictions covered in earlier editions. While a hugely diverse area of practice, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.

The Initial Public Offerings Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor David J Goldschmidt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

This publication introduces the reader to the main stock exchanges around the globe and their related initial public offering (IPO) regulatory environments, and provides insight into the legal and procedural IPO landscapes in 18 different jurisdictions. Each chapter gives a general overview of the IPO process in the region, addresses regulatory and exchange requirements, and presents key offering considerations.

The Insolvency ReviewEdition 7

Editor Donald S Bernstein

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

This seventh edition of The Insolvency Review once again offers an in-depth review of market conditions and insolvency case developments in key countries. A debt of gratitude is owed to the outstanding professionals around the world who have dedicated their time and talents to this book. As always, their contributions reflect diverse viewpoints and approaches, which in turn reflect the diversity of their respective national commercial cultures and laws.

The Insurance Disputes Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Joanna Page

Allen & Overy LLP

We are delighted to present the second edition of The Insurance Disputes Law Review. The first edition was very well received and demonstrated both the need and the very active interest, evident across the globe, in the legal frameworks for insurance and, in particular, in the insight that the developing disputes arena provides into this fascinating area. To be as user-friendly as possible, each chapter follows the same format – first providing an overview of the key framework for dealing with disputes, and then giving an update of recent developments in disputes.

The Insurance and Reinsurance Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Peter Rogan

Ince

Insurance and reinsurance play an important role in the world economy. It is an increasingly global industry, with emerging markets in Asia and Latin America developing apace. Given the expanding reach of the industry, there is a need for a source of reference that analyses recent developments in the key jurisdictions on a comparative basis. This volume, to which leading insurance and reinsurance practitioners around the world have made valuable contributions, seeks to fulfil that need.

The Intellectual Property ReviewEdition 8

Editor Dominick A Conde

Venable

To aid practitioners who are navigating the ever-changing landscape of global intellectual property, we now present the eighth edition of The Intellectual Property Review. In this edition, we present 24 chapters that provide an overview of the forms of intellectual property coverage available in each particular jurisdiction, along with an update of its most recent developments. Each chapter is written and assembled by leading practitioners in that jurisdiction.

The Intellectual Property and Antitrust ReviewEdition 4

Editor Thomas Vinje

Clifford Chance LLP

Intellectual property practitioners need to look beyond intellectual property laws themselves to understand the antitrust limits on the free exercise of rights. The task of this book is, with respect to key jurisdictions globally, to provide an annual concrete and practical overview of developments on the relationship between antitrust and intellectual property. This fourth edition provides an update on recent developments, as well as an overview of the overall existing lay of the land regarding the relationship between the two bodies of law.

The International Arbitration ReviewEdition 10

Editor James H Carter

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

International arbitration is a fast-moving express train. The international arbitration community has created other publications that follow these developments regularly. Scholarly arbitration literature follows behind, at a more leisurely pace. There is a niche to be filled by an analytical review of what has occurred in each of the important arbitration jurisdictions during the past year. This volume, to which leading arbitration practitioners around the world have made valuable contributions, seeks to fill that space.

The International Capital Markets ReviewEdition 8

Editor Jeffrey Golden

P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation

This book serves two purposes, one obvious, but the other possibly less so. Quite obviously, and one reason for its continuing popularity, The International Capital Markets Review addresses the comparative law aspect of our readers’ international capital markets (ICM) workload and equips them with a comparative law reference source. Globalisation and technological change mean that the transactional practice of a capital markets lawyer, wherever based, no longer enjoys the luxury, if ever it did, of focusing solely at home within the confines of a single jurisdiction. Globalisation means that fewer and fewer opportunities or challenges are truly local, and technology more and more permits a practitioner to tackle international issues.

The International Investigations ReviewEdition 9

Editor Nicolas Bourtin

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Under what circumstances can the corporate entity itself be charged with a crime? What are the possible penalties? Under what circumstances should a corporation voluntarily self-report potential misconduct on the part of its employees? Is it a realistic option for a corporation to defend itself at trial against a government agency? And how does a corporation manage the delicate interactions with employees whose conduct is at issue? The International Investigations Review answers these questions and many more and will serve as an indispensable guide when your clients face criminal or regulatory scrutiny in a country other than your own.

The International Trade Law ReviewEdition 5

Editors Folkert Graafsma and Joris Cornelis

VVGB Advocaten

In the years since the first edition the dynamics of trade have fundamentally changed in a disturbing manner. As also noted last year, the spectre of Brexit is looming ever closer. Second, the dynamics of the interwoven jumbo economy of ‘Chimerica’ continue to be rewritten and deteriorate as we speak, with trade policies being abused as instruments to meet political goals. Third, and arguably even more fundamental, the asphyxiation of the Appellate Body slowly continues, despite multiple attempts by over 20 members to rewrite the Appellate Review process and find creative solutions.

The Investment Treaty Arbitration ReviewEdition 4

Editor Barton Legum

Dentons Europe LLP

The past year has again confirmed The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review’s contribution to its field. The biggest challenge for practitioners and clients over the past year has been to keep up with the flow of new developments and jurisprudence in the field. Many useful treatises on investment treaty arbitration have been written. The relentless rate of change in the field rapidly leaves them out of date. In this environment, therefore, The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review fulfils an essential function. Updated every year, it provides a current perspective on a quickly evolving topic.

The Inward Investment and International Taxation ReviewEdition 9

Editor Tim Sanders

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

It is hoped that this volume will prove to be a useful guide to the tax rules in the jurisdictions where clients conduct their businesses. Each chapter aims to provide topical and current insights from leading experts on the tax issues and opportunities in their respective jurisdictions. While specific tax advice is always essential, it is also necessary to have a broad understanding of the nature of the potential issues and advantages that lie ahead; this book provides a guide to these.

The Islamic Finance and Markets ReviewEdition 4

Editors John Dewar and Munib Hussain

Milbank LLP

We are honoured to present the fourth edition of The Islamic Finance and Markets Law Review. The chapters that follow describe the manner in which Islamic, or shariah-compliant, finance is practised in various jurisdictions throughout the world. Although each country will have variations, one of the most striking features of Islamic finance as a legal discipline is that it includes core concepts and structures that cross jurisdictional boundaries.

The Labour and Employment Disputes ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Robertson

Mayer Brown International LLP

Thirty years ago, employment law was almost entirely a national subject. During the past 15 years or so, that position has changed as business has become increasingly international. As this process developed, employers structured themselves internationally, so that legal and HR teams, among others, are able to deal with a globally mobile workforce. Employment law is a fast-moving area with significant developments occurring every year in all the jurisdictions covered by this book – employment law does not stand still.

The Lending and Secured Finance ReviewEdition 5

Editor Azadeh Nassiri

Slaughter and May

This fifth edition contains contributions from leading practitioners in 25 different countries. We would like to thank each of the contributors for taking the time to share their expertise on the developments in the corporate lending and secured finance markets in their respective jurisdictions, and on the challenges and opportunities facing market participants.

The Life Sciences Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Richard Kingham

Covington & Burling LLP

The Life Sciences Law Review provides an overview of legal requirements of interest to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. It is vitally important that lawyers who advise companies in the life sciences sector and the business executives whom they serve have a working knowledge of the regulations and policies that govern drugs, biologics and medical devices. It is equally important to keep up to date with developments in the regulatory systems, which govern access to the market, pricing and reimbursement, advertising and promotion, and numerous other matters that are essential to success. It is our hope that this annual publication will be helpful in this respect.

The Merger Control ReviewEdition 10

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

As this book evidences, today almost all competition authorities have a notification process in place – with most requiring pre-merger notification for transactions that meet certain prescribed minimum thresholds. Additional jurisdictions, most recently in South America, have added pre-merger notification regimes. In our endeavour to keep our readers well informed, we have expanded the jurisdictions covered by this book to include the newer regimes as well. Also, the book now includes chapters devoted to such ‘hot’ M&A sectors as pharmaceuticals, and high technology and media, in key jurisdictions to provide a more in-depth discussion of recent developments.

The Mergers & Acquisitions ReviewEdition 13

Editor Mark Zerdin

Slaughter and May

We would like to thank the contributors for their support in producing the 13th edition of The Mergers & Acquisitions Review. We hope the commentary in the following 47 chapters will provide a richer understanding of the shape of the global markets, and the challenges and opportunities facing market participants.

The Mining Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor Erik Richer La Flèche

Stikeman Elliott LLP

The Mining Law Review is designed to be a practical, business-focused ‘year in review’ analysis of recent changes, developments and their effects, and a look forward at expected trends. The first part of the book is divided into 19 chapters, each dealing with mining in a particular jurisdiction. The second part of the book has three chapters that focus on financing.

The Oil and Gas Law ReviewEdition 7

Editor Christopher Strong

Vinson & Elkins LLP

International oil and gas law is a fascinating field, sitting at an intersection of law, politics and business. Practitioners in this field must be familiar not only with international norms and practices, but also local legal and regulatory requirements that can vary substantially from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The Oil and Gas Law Review is intended to serve as a starting point for practitioners in gaining an understanding of the key legal requirements in the jurisdictions in which they may be advising clients on transactional and operational matters.

The Patent Litigation Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Trevor Cook

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

The Patent Litigation Law Review does not only summarise patent litigation procedures. The respective contributors to it, as leading practitioners in each of their jurisdictions, also focus on recent developments in substantive patent law as demonstrated by the most important recent court decisions in their respective jurisdictions, meaning that this Review also provides insight into the current controversies that affect patent law generally.

The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law ReviewEdition 6

Editor Alan Charles Raul

Sidley Austin LLP

Following the first year of life under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and with only months to go until the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect, 2019 feels more like Waiting for Godot than Hallelujah Chorus. Unless policy makers around the world make a real effort to identify the actual privacy risks people face, we will see more of the same in 2020 – an incessant barrage of tedious cookie notices, overwrought haranguing against tailored advertising and more blaming of victims of cybercrime for governments’ failure to protect their economies from electronic attack by sophisticated state actors and criminals.

The Private Competition Enforcement ReviewEdition 12

Editor Ilene Knable Gotts

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Private competition litigation can be an important complement to public enforcement in the achievement of compliance with the competition laws. For example, antitrust litigation has been a key component of the antitrust regime for decades in the United States. Private antitrust litigation is largely a work in progress in many parts of the world. Change occurs slowly in some jurisdictions, but clearly the direction is favourable to the recognition that private antitrust enforcement has a role to play.

The Private Equity ReviewEdition 8

Editor Stephen L Ritchie

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Private equity professionals need practical and informed guidance from local practitioners about how to raise money and close deals in multiple jurisdictions. This review has been prepared with this need in mind. It contains contributions from leading private equity practitioners in 25 different countries, with observations and advice on private equity deal-making and fundraising in their respective jurisdictions.

The Private Wealth & Private Client ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Riches

RMW Law LLP

There is no doubt that the increased cost and complexity of regulation is driving trends towards simpler structures with fewer layers and involving fewer jurisdictions. The theme of ever-greater levels of transparency and increased complexity of overlapping regulation continues. The dichotomy between Western Europe and the United States, in terms of their different approach to these issues, also remains very apparent to observers.

The Product Regulation and Liability ReviewEdition 6

Editors Chilton Davis Varner and Madison Kitchens

King & Spalding LLP

This edition covers 16 countries and territories and includes a high-level overview of each jurisdiction’s product liability framework, recent changes and developments, and a look forward at expected trends. Whether the reader is a company executive or a private practitioner, we hope that this edition will prove useful in navigating the complex world of product liability and alerting you to important developments that may affect your business.

The Professional Negligence Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Nicholas Bird

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain

This second edition provides an indispensable overview of the law and practice of professional liability and regulation in 15 jurisdictions. We have enlarged the number of jurisdictions covered adding substantial chapters dealing with Russia, Norway, Switzerland and Austria. The Professional Negligence Law Review contains information that is invaluable to the large number of firms, insurers, practitioners and other stakeholders who are concerned with the liability and regulatory issues of professionals across the globe.

The Project Finance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor David F Asmus

Sidley Austin LLP

Many of the classic project finance texts are becoming increasingly dated as the years go by, while project finance itself continues to evolve with the markets it serves. The purpose of this volume is to provide a living guide to project finance that will be updated on a regular basis, while still tackling the core project finance concepts that every practitioner needs to understand.

The Projects and Construction ReviewEdition 9

Editor Júlio César Bueno

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Project financing and construction law are highly specialised areas of legal practice. Although there is an increased perception that project financing and construction law are global issues, the local knowledge offered by leading experts in 19 countries has shown us that to understand the world, we must first make sense of what happens locally; to further advance our understanding of the law we must resist the modern view that all that matters is global and what is regional is of no importance.

The Public Competition Enforcement ReviewEdition 11

Editor Aidan Synnott

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

In the reports from around the world collected in this volume, we continue to see a good deal of international overlap among the issues and industries attracting government enforcement attention. Indeed, there are several examples of cross-border engagement in the chapters that follow, including discussions of parallel investigations in multiple jurisdictions. We continue to see the evolution and refinement of approaches to competition law enforcement in several jurisdictions.

The Public-Private Partnership Law ReviewEdition 5

Editors Thiago Luís Sombra and Thiago Fernandes Moreira

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

We are very pleased to present the fifth edition of The Public-Private Partnership Law Review. Notwithstanding the number of chapters in various publications in The Law Reviews series on topics involving public-private partnerships (PPPs) and private finance initiatives (in areas such as projects and construction, real estate, mergers, transfers of concessionaires’ corporate control, special purpose vehicles and government procurement), we identified the need for a deeper understanding of the specific issues related to this topic in different countries.

The Real Estate Investment Structure Taxation Review Edition 1

Editors

Giuseppe Andrea Giannantonio

Chiomenti

Tobias Steinmann

EPRA

The aim of this volume is to provide a useful guide to those international and institutional investors willing to invest in real estate properties located in Europe, illustrating in a comparative manner different alternatives for the establishment of investment platforms in Europe and investment vehicles at a local level. In particular, each chapter provides insights from leading experts on the tax considerations and investment opportunities based on the specific national legislation.

The Real Estate Law ReviewEdition 8

Editor John Nevin

Slaughter and May

Real estate is increasingly viewed on a global basis and readers can only benefit from a general understanding of how individual jurisdictions operate within the global real estate market. This edition extends to 31 jurisdictions and each chapter provides an invaluable insight into key legal issues and market trends in the author’s jurisdiction and, together, they offer an up-to-date synopsis of the global real estate market. The Review seeks to identify distinctions in practice between the different jurisdictions by highlighting particular local issues.

The Real Estate M&A and Private Equity ReviewEdition 4

Editors Adam O Emmerich and Robin Panovka

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

To create this publication, we have invited leading practitioners from around the globe to offer practical insights into what is going on around the conference tables and in the markets in their jurisdiction, with an eye to cross-border trends and transactions. We hope this compilation of insight from our remarkable multinational authors produces clarity and transparency into this exciting world of ‘liquid real estate’ and helps to further fuel the growth of the sector.

The Renewable Energy Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Karen B Wong

Milbank LLP

This compendium has been formulated to provide you with a good overview of the legal framework and current status and challenges in structuring, financing and investing in renewable energy projects in the selected jurisdictions. Whether you are someone already active in this sector or merely interested in learning more about the policies, legal structures and state of play in the renewable energy industry globally, we hope that this guide will aid you in your efforts as a participant in an industry that is increasing the number of new sources for energy projects with fewer carbon emissions.

The Restructuring ReviewEdition 12

Editor Christopher Mallon

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

We are very pleased to present this twelfth edition of The Restructuring Review. As with the previous editions, our intention is to help general counsel, private practice lawyers and the public sector understand the conditions prevailing in the global restructuring market in 2019, and to highlight some of the more significant legal and commercial developments and trends that have been evident in recent years, and that are expected to be significant in the future.

The Securities Litigation ReviewEdition 5

Editor William Savitt

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

The Securities Litigation Review is a guided introduction to the international varieties of enforcing rights related to the issuance and exchange of publicly traded securities. Unlike most of its sister international surveys, this review focuses on litigation – how rights are created and vindicated against the backdrop of courtroom proceedings.

The Securitisation Law Review Edition 1

Editor Michael Urschel

King & Spalding LLP

The purpose of this inaugural edition of The Securitisation Law Review is to provide securitisation attorneys, borrowers, lenders and other market participants with insight into a sample of structural frameworks and regulatory issues surrounding the industry in a broad array of jurisdictions. This edition is not intended to be a comprehensive overview of securitisation regulation and structures in every jurisdiction, but rather to provide a frame of reference for, and a comparison of, the various structural features available and the regulatory considerations necessary in securitising assets globally.

The Shareholder Rights and Activism ReviewEdition 4

Editor Francis J Aquila

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

There is no question that shareholder activism is a prominent, and likely permanent, feature of the corporate landscape. As both shareholder activists and the companies they target have become more geographically diverse, it is increasingly important for legal and corporate practitioners to understand the legal framework and emerging trends of shareholder activism in the various international jurisdictions facing activism. The Shareholder Rights and Activism Review is designed as a primer on these aspects of shareholder activism in such jurisdictions.

The Shipping Law ReviewEdition 6

Editors George Eddings, Andrew Chamberlain and Holly Colaço

HFW

The sixth edition of this book aims to continue to provide those involved in handling shipping disputes with an overview of the key issues relevant to multiple jurisdictions. We have again invited contributions on the law of leading maritime nations, including both major flag states and the countries in which most shipping companies are located. We also include chapters on the law of the major shipbuilding centres and a range of other jurisdictions.

The Sports Law ReviewEdition 4

Editor András Gurovits

Niederer Kraft Frey

The Sports Law Review is intended as a practical, business-focused legal guide for all relevant stakeholder groups in the area of sports, including sports business entities, sports federations, sports clubs and athletes. Its goal is to provide an analysis of recent developments and their effects on the sports law sector in 18 jurisdictions. It will serve as a guidebook for practitioners as to how a selected range of legal topics is dealt with under various national laws.

The Tax Disputes and Litigation ReviewEdition 7

Editor Simon Whitehead

Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

The objective of this book is to provide tax professionals involved in disputes with revenue authorities in multiple jurisdictions with an outline of the principal issues arising in those jurisdictions. In this, the seventh edition, we have continued to add to the key jurisdictions where disputes are likely to occur for multinational businesses. Each chapter provides an overview of the procedural rules that govern tax appeals and highlights the pitfalls of which taxpayers need to be most aware.

The Technology, Media and Telecommunications ReviewEdition 9

Editor John P Janka

Latham & Watkins LLP

This fully updated ninth edition of The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review provides an overview of evolving legal constructs in 26 jurisdictions around the world. It is intended as a business-focused framework for both start-ups and established companies, as well as an overview for those interested in examining evolving law and policy in the rapidly changing TMT sector.

The Third Party Litigation Funding Law ReviewEdition 2

Editor Leslie Perrin

Calunius Capital LLP

The task of proselytising third party funding, as anyone directly involved in it will tell you, goes on. Right across the global reach of third party funding, every meeting or conference, with lawyers or with potential claimants, can be expected to require a run through of the basics of how it is done. The process is not assisted by the silo mentality of most major law firms, where it is absolutely not possible to make the assumption that, having spoken to one, or even several partners, you have spoken to the firm.

The Trademarks Law ReviewEdition 3

Editor Jonathan Clegg

Cleveland Scott York

The key objectives for each of the many jurisdictions included in the publication are to provide, first, an annual snapshot of trademark law that includes a summary of the key legal provisions, second, a review of recent developments and trends from the courts, and third, an informed view of areas of expected legal activity and legislative change going forward. To this end, our panel of leading trademark practitioners, including those from several countries new to the publication, have each been invited to provide a chapter of commentary on their own jurisdiction.

The Transfer Pricing Law ReviewEdition 3

Editors Steve Edge and Dominic Robertson

Slaughter and May

This publication aims to give readers a high-level overview of the principal transfer pricing rules in each country covered in the Review. Each chapter summarises the country’s substantive transfer pricing rules, explains how a transfer pricing dispute is handled, from initial scrutiny through to litigation or settlement, and discusses the interaction between transfer pricing and other parts of the tax code (such as withholding taxes, customs duties, and attempts to prevent double taxation).

The Transport Finance Law ReviewEdition 5

Editor Harry Theochari

Norton Rose Fulbright

This book is intended to provide the legal industry with a guide to transport finance today, in each of the key jurisdictions globally in which aircraft, rolling stock and ships are financed. Each contribution reflects the significance of the transport sector today, and the need for readily available funding for industries that underpin the global economy by transporting people and commodities around the world every day.

The Virtual Currency Regulation ReviewEdition 2

Editors Michael S Sackheim and Nathan A Howell

Sidley Austin LLP

The second edition of the Review provides a practical analysis of recent legal and regulatory changes and developments, and of their effects, and looks forward to expected trends in the area of virtual currencies on a country-by-country basis. It is not intended to be an exhaustive guide to the regulation of virtual currencies globally or in any of the included jurisdictions. Instead, for each jurisdiction, the authors have endeavoured to provide a sufficient overview for the reader to understand the current legal and regulatory environment.

The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law ReviewEdition 1

Editor Tess Blair

Morgan Lewis & Bockius (Philadelphia)

Virtually unheard of 20 years ago, increasing data volumes and ever-changing technologies have resulted in e-discovery and information governance exploding onto the legal scene. Corporations face a wide array of overlapping and competing e-discovery and information governance laws and regulations, impacting the use, retention and disposition of electronically stored information (ESI). This first edition of The e-Discovery and Information Governance Law Review provides a general overview of e-discovery and information governance obligations in key jurisdictions around the world.

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