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Knowledge Management in Law Firms
The new edition of Knowledge Management in Law Firms: Challenges and Opportunities Post-Pandemic is now live for subscribers to Law Firm Management - Knowledge Management.
Knowledge is at the heart of the legal profession, and this book provides guidance on how to prepare for and thrive in the knowledge management practices of the future, overcoming the obstacles and embracing the opportunities that have arisen from or been accelerated by the pandemic. Through demonstrating how effective knowledge management can help firms exceed client expectations, differentiate themselves in the competitive market, and, ultimately, improve their bottom line, this title will be of interest to knowledge management professionals including professional support lawyers, law firm leaders, partners and fee earners, and, outside of law firms, in-house lawyers and consultants.
General Counsel in the 21st Century
The new edition of General Counsel in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities, edited by E Leigh Dance and Christoph H Vaagt is now live for subscribers to Law Firm Management - In-house.
The new edition offers general counsel and all in-house legal professionals a variety of expert perspectives on the evolution of the role of the GC and the corporate legal department. Chapters are written by an international group of well-known general counsel, corporate legal leaders, and other experts, and cover important topics for general counsel today, including: The evolution of the general counsel’s role; Legal operations as a competitive advantage; How adaptive legal functions are embracing technology; Managing change in a legal department; and Doing more with less.
European Takeovers: The Art of Acquisition, 2nd Ed
The new edition of European Takeovers: The Art of Acquisition is now live for subscribers to Company and Commercial.
European Takeovers provides a complete guide to the European Takeover Directive, national M&A regulation and the interaction between domestic and pan-European regulation. It contains a detailed discussion of the fundamental principles of national and European law, its application and the various practical issues that companies and their advisers face as they plan, defend and execute takeovers.
The new edition further explores the area following the partial harmonisation of takeover regulation within the European Union since the introduction of the European Takeover Directive and is an exhaustive reference source for anyone preparing, participating in and responding to takeover activity in the EU. Chapters have been fully updated with the latest regulations and case law in the featured jurisdictions, and new chapters have been added addressing key topics such as the relationship between ESG and M&A, as well as complex topics such as the notion of collusion.