The fifth 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.
Gambling law is an apt topic for such an analysis for a number of reasons. First, compared with some legal disciplines (such as financial regulation, digital copyright, competition or telecoms law) gambling has a very long history and deep roots in human culture and legislation.
In today’s global economy, product manufacturers and distributors face a dizzying array of overlapping and sometimes contradictory laws and regulations around the world. A basic familiarity with international product liability is essential to doing business in this environment. An understanding of the international framework will provide thoughtful manufacturers and distributors with a strategic advantage in this increasingly competitive area.
The Initial Public Offerings Law Review seeks to introduce the reader to the global IPO regulatory environment and main stock exchanges in 19 jurisdictions, providing an overview of the IPO process, regulatory and exchange requirements and key offering considerations when taking a company public in these jurisdictions.
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 fourth edition of The Public-Private Partnership Law Review covers 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), providing a deeper understanding of the specific issues related to this topic in 25 jurisdictions around the world.
This seventh edition of The Real Estate Law Review extends to 35 jurisdictions, providing an invaluable insight into key legal issues and market trends in the authors’ jurisdictions and, offering an up-to-date synopsis of the global real estate market.
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.
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.
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.
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.