Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May is a leading international law firm. The firm provides incisive advice while ensuring real value for money, and a professional service of the highest calibre. Slaughter and May is recognised throughout the business and legal community for its ability to help its clients realise and develop commercial opportunities, no matter how challenging the setting.

The firm prides itself on being different. A client-focused approach means that clients are central to its culture; and a multi-disciplinary philosophy ensures that lawyers have a broad understanding of many legal areas and can offer not only depth of expertise but also breadth of experience and sound commercial judgement.

The firm’s clients range from governments to entrepreneurs, from funds to leading banks, from retailers to entertainment companies and from industrial conglomerates to Premier League football clubs. It is trusted adviser to the largest UK and global public companies and acts for more FTSE companies than any other law firm, by some margin.

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The Asset Management Review

Edition 10

The Asset Management Review is an incisive general introduction to the complex regulatory frameworks governing asset management activities worldwide, and the related practical issues that arise in the sector. With a focus on recent trends and developments, it covers – among other things – key regulatory hurdles; common asset management structures; main sources of investment; tax implications; and an outlook for future developments.

The Banking Litigation Law Review

Edition 4

This year’s edition of The Banking Litigation Law Review demonstrates that litigation involving banks shows little sign of slowing and continues to evolve. Disputes that have arisen in the past year cover a broad spectrum, from claims by consumers against banks to claims by banks for the recovery of loans and the enforcement of guarantees. One of the major challenges of 2020 has, of course, been covid-19, and this year has demonstrated the resilience and flexibility of court systems around the world.

The Banking Regulation Review

Edition 12

The Banking Regulation Review is an annual survey of the most important developments in banking regulation in the most significant jurisdictions worldwide. It provides high-level insight across the gamut of the legal and regulatory requirements applicable to banks, including prudential regulation, rules governing the conduct of business, funding, control and transfers of banking business and much more.

The Class Actions Law Review

Edition 5

The Class Actions Law Review provides practitioners and clients with a guide to class and collective actions regimes worldwide, with a particular focus on key procedures and recent developments. It offers crucial insights into the law and practice in each jurisdiction, from preliminary filing considerations to settlement, costs and funding, cross-border issues and much more.

The Dispute Resolution Review

Edition 13

The Dispute Resolution Review provides an indispensable overview of the civil court systems of 28 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, as well as overcoming challenges that life and politics throw up along the way.

The Lending and Secured Finance Review

Edition 7

The Lending and Secured Finance Review is a global survey of the most consequential developments in the corporate lending and secured finance markets in each jurisdiction, including key challenges and opportunities facing market participants. Among other things, it addresses prevailing market conditions and regulatory changes; tax considerations; credit support and subordination; loan trading; and an outlook for future developments.

The Mergers & Acquisitions Review

Edition 14

While the last edition of The Mergers & Acquisitions Review highlighted some causes for optimism for growth in the M&A market, the resilience of companies has been severely tested in 2020 in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Political uncertainty and economic shifts have taken a back seat to the wide-reaching global effects of the pandemic, which are leaving many jurisdictions and sectors in dire straits.

The Real Estate Law Review

Edition 10

A great deal has happened since the first edition of The Real Estate Law Review appeared in 2012, but nothing more significant than the Covid-19 pandemic, a truly global crisis. This tenth edition of the Real Estate Law Review will continue to prove its worth by providing readers with an invaluable overview of how key markets across the globe operate and how they react to major world events. Covid-19 has served as stark reminder that it is no longer possible to look at domestic markets in isolation.

The Transfer Pricing Law Review

Edition 5

The Transfer Pricing Law Review provides a high-level overview of the main transfer pricing rules in key jurisdictions worldwide. Each chapter summarises the relevant 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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