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.
Real estate is a truly global industry. The worldwide impact of events of the preceding 12 months has confirmed that it is no longer possible to look at domestic markets in isolation.
The Life Sciences Law Review covers a total of 37 jurisdictions, providing an overview of legal requirements of interest to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.
In today’s global economy, product manufacturers and distributors face a dizzying array of overlapping and sometimes contradictory laws and regulations around the world.
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.
We are delighted to introduce this, the fifth edition of The Government Procurement Review, which incorporates contributions from six continents and 23 countries (excluding the EU chapter).
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.
This Fifth Edition of The Dominance and Monopolies Review as with previous years, each chapter summarises the abuse of dominance rules in a jurisdiction, as well as providing a review of the regime’s enforcement activity in the past year and a prediction for future developments.
Project financing and construction law are highly specialized areas of legal practice. They are intrinsically functional and pragmatic and require the combination of a multitasking group of professionals - owners, contractors, bankers, insurers, brokers, architects, engineers, geologists, surveyors, public authorities and lawyers - each bring their own knowledge and perspective to the table.
This third edition of The Lending and Secured Finance Review comes at a particularly uncertain time for the financial markets. Although the debt markets have been relatively resilient in the face of a series of shocks, the economic outlook remains uncertain: concerns about Brexit, the slow pace of growth in the eurozone, exchange rate movements and the competitive threat posed by deregulation in the US to the UK and European financial markets are among multiple geopolitical risk factors on the horizon.
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.
Although patent litigators should always be mindful that patent litigation has, with some justification, been
called the ‘pathology of the patent system’, not so much as a criticism, but more in recognition of how remarkably little patent litigation there is in fact when seen in relation to the number of patents in force at any one time, patent litigation is also the anvil on which patent law is forged.
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.
The year ahead is likely to bring increased attention to connected devices, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big-data analytics and predictive algorithms.
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.
The Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Review presents the views and observations of leading anti-corruption practitioners in jurisdictions spanning every region of the globe, including new chapters covering Argentina, Canada, Jersey and Sweden. The worldwide scope of this volume reflects the reality that anti-corruption enforcement has become an increasingly global endeavour.