With the industry enduring a third straight year of low oil prices, and with no prospects
for a significant increase in sight, participants in the industry have been forced to adapt. Oil companies must continue to be disciplined, allocating scarce capital only to their best prospects, and shelving less promising projects for future years.
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.
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.
The Review provides an introduction to healthcare economies and their legal frameworks in 16 jurisdictions. While hugely diverse, it is possible to discern common challenges and similar approaches in very different countries.
This publication is a multinational guide for understanding and navigating the increasingly complex and dynamic world of liquid real estate and the transactions that mostly produce it. The sea change in the markets, sometimes called the ‘REIT Revolution’, has meant that major real estate transactions have migrated from ‘Main Street’ to ‘Wall Street’. They now often take the form of mergers, acquisitions, takeovers, spin-offs and other corporate transactions conducted in the public markets for both equity and debt.
We are very pleased to present the third edition of The Public-Private Partnership Law Review.
PPPs are an important tool for generating investments (and development) in infrastructure projects and creating efficiency not only in infrastructure, but also in the provision of public services, such as education and health, as well as public lighting services and prisons.
The pace of regulation around the world governing the operation of drones is picking up speed as the threats to aviation safety become clearer; either as a result of deliberate misconduct up to and including terrorism on the part of operators, or simple, mindless rubbernecking. The contemplated ban on the carriage of laptops in the cabins of aircraft flying to the United States has provoked significant comment, particularly with reference to the occasional propensity of lithium batteries in laptops to spontaneously combust.
The fourth edition of this book aims to continue to provide those involved in handling shipping disputes in multiple jurisdictions with an overview of the key issues relevant to each jurisdiction.
As with previous editions, we begin with cross-jurisdictional chapters looking at the latest developments in important areas for the shipping industry: competition and regulatory law, sanctions, ocean logistics, piracy, shipbuilding, ports and terminals and environmental issues.
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.
Gambling law in many jurisdictions has changed and evolved significantly, but the essential predicament remains the same: staying on top of the hugely varied and constantly changing corpus of law and regulation.
Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Initial Public Offerings Law Review. While it is largely agreed that the first ‘modern’ initial public offering (IPO) was by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in 1602, IPOs now take place in nearly every corner of the world and involve a wide variety of companies in terms of size, industry and geography.