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Decision Making: Rights, Resources and Review

Decision Making: Rights, Resources and Review

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-12-2017 Last Day: 09-12-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-11-2017
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law Recent cases and trends have shaken up decision making in Victoria. Critical developments flowing from the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities will have a sweeping impact on administrative law. Government authorities making more and more decisions based on their lack of resources can lead to complex and challenging disputes. Recent cases with significant implications for judicial review and procedural fairness will also have an outsize impact on decision making. It's a lot to consider so we've assembled the best and brightest to put it all into context and deliver the…
Food Law Forum: Advertising, Safety and IP Issues

Food Law Forum: Advertising, Safety and IP Issues

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-13-2017 Last Day: 09-13-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-12-2017
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law Food companies are under tremendous pressure from competitors and regulators when manufacturing, packaging, labelling and marketing food products. Ensure you or your clients are up to date with recent legal developments that impact industry standards and how food companies can, and should, do business in a competitive market. Chair: Fiona Darwen, Senior Corporate Counsel, Nestle Australia Understanding the Food/Therapeutic Goods Interface: Where is the Line in the Sand? - Legal definitions - Distinctions between foods and therapeutic goods generally - Therapeutic claims v health claims in foods - The difference between…
Associates and Senior Associates: Making It to Partner

Associates and Senior Associates: Making It to Partner

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-13-2017 Last Day: 09-13-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-12-2017
Attend and earn 3 CPD units including: 1 unit in Ethics & Professional Responsibility 1 unit in Practice Management & Business Skills 1 unit in Professional Skills Want to advance your career and make partner? Unfortunately being a great lawyer isn't enough. Building a successful career takes an understanding of the profession and its economics, the ins and outs of building a client base, strategies to be engaging, how to avoid the traps that can derail a career and more. Gain valuable insights into all of these areas from leading lawyers who've achieved success, all while gaining your CPD core…
Infrastructure and Construction Conference: Contracts and Claims

Infrastructure and Construction Conference: Contracts and Claims

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-13-2017 Last Day: 09-13-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-12-2017
Attend the full day and earn 7 CPD units in Substantive Law With billions of dollars pouring into infrastructure and building and construction in NSW there's no shortage of challenging contractual issues to sort out and potentially messy disputes to clean up. Gain insights into the latest trends, legislation and cases sweeping through the sector. Session 1: Infrastructure and Major Project Contracts Procurement and a New Dawn for Bid Challenges - The legal implications of a badly run tender process - Causes of action, discovery and damages - The Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017: a new legal landscape for…
Estate Planning Challenges and Conflicts

Estate Planning Challenges and Conflicts

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-13-2017 Last Day: 09-13-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-12-2017
Attend the full day and earn 7 CPD units in Substantive Law "There is no such thing as a one-issue-client." A complex estate planning matter can involve everything from prickly tax, trust and business issues to managing digital assets to dealing with blended family conflict. Ensure you're up to date on how it all fits together so you're prepared for even the most challenging estate planning matters a client brings your way. Session 1: Modern Estate Planning and Cross Border Issues Chair: Carolyn Sparke QC, Victorian Bar Superannuation Death Benefits in a Changed Landscape - $1.6 million commencement cap environment…
Workplace Law Series: Modern Issues and Industrial Relations

Workplace Law Series: Modern Issues and Industrial Relations

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-13-2017 Last Day: 09-13-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-12-2017
Attend the full day and earn 7 CPD units in Substantive Law The modern workplace is a pit of potential risk. What may begin as an innocuous incident could turn into a claim worth thousands or in some cases, millions of dollars. What can a workplace do to protect itself? This nationally focussed program will examine the latest law, developments and controversial areas affecting workplaces and industrial relations. Session 1: Modern Workplace Issues Chair: William Alstergren QC, Aickin Chambers Flexible Work Arrangements: Making it Work - The increased right to flexible work (including for parental leave, dad/partner pay) - Consequences…
10TH Annual Film and Television Law Conference

10TH Annual Film and Television Law Conference

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-14-2017 Last Day: 09-14-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-13-2017
Attend the full day and earn 7 CPD units in Substantive Law The hottest topics, the best speakers, and Sydney's foremost networking event in film and TV law. We've packed in 9 timely and practical sessions delivered by a diverse range of speakers, including esteemed general counsel, leading film and TV law experts from both specialist practices and major law firms, and industry insiders who will offer their unique insights into the sector. Session 1: Content, Advertising and Employment Issues Chair: Georgina Waite, Head of Business Affairs, Australian Broadcasting Corporation It's not the Size of the Camera but how you…
Decision Making and Reason Writing

Decision Making and Reason Writing

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-14-2017 Last Day: 09-14-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-13-2017
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law The Li decision allows for further exploration into what constitutes a reasonable decision and when to apply 'unreasonableness to a decision which lacks an evident and intelligible justification'. Statutory Construction is a perennial issue and decision making by the Immigration Assessment Authority (IAA) and privacy have come under the spotlight. It's a lot to consider, so we've assembled some of the best and brightest to put it all into context and deliver the practical insights you need to know. Chair: James Glissan ESM QC, HB Higgins Chambers The Meaning of Unreasonableness…
8th Annual Asbestos and Secondary Claims

8th Annual Asbestos and Secondary Claims

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-14-2017 Last Day: 09-14-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-13-2017
Attend and earn 3 CPD units including: 2 units in Substantive Law 1 unit in Professional Skills Asbestos and secondary litigation continues apace with the number of asbestos-related, mesothelioma and silica claims being made. Hear from the latest member appointment to the Dust Diseases Tribunal of New South Wales, The Honourable Judge Russell, leading medical experts and practitioners on the most recent developments in the area. VIEW FROM THE BENCH Chair and Opening Address: His Honour Judge David Russell, Judge of the District Court and member of the Dust Diseases Tribunal of New South Wales Breach of Duty and Foreseeability:…
Personal Injury Conferences: Statutory Benefits and Common Law Claims

Personal Injury Conferences: Statutory Benefits and Common Law Claims

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-14-2017 Last Day: 09-14-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-13-2017
Attend the full day and earn 7 CPD units including: 5 units in Substantive Law 2 units in Professional Skills Why do you have to attend? This high level conference will review the procedural traps of statutory benefits claims and provide an update on developments in common law serious injury claims. Tailored for practitioners working in either or across both areas, this program offers valuable guidance and takeaways straight from the experts that you can use immediately. Session 1: Statutory Benefits Claims: Practice and Procedure Chair: Mary Anne Hartley QC, Dever's List Professional Skills Procedural Tips from Counsel on Running…
Franchising: Developments, Disputes and Debates

Franchising: Developments, Disputes and Debates

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-14-2017 Last Day: 09-14-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-13-2017
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law Legislative developments, disputes and debates are having a significant impact on the franchising sector. Analyse new legislation and recent regulatory developments; dissect the current debate regarding industry standards and developments, and explore common areas in dispute. Chair: Maria Robinson, State Manager, BOQ; VIC/TAS State President, Franchise Council of Australia NEW LEGISLATION: Franchisor Liability for Franchisee Workplace Contravention - Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 Consider the impact of this proposed legislation on franchisors and franchisees and review potential areas for workplace breaches. Presented by Nick Ruskin, Partner, K&L Gates…
Director and Officer Duties and Personal Liability: Troubled Waters Ahead

Director and Officer Duties and Personal Liability: Troubled Waters Ahead

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-14-2017 Last Day: 09-14-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-13-2017
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law Avoid personal exposure for you, your organisation or your clients. Huge changes are afoot for directors with forthcoming legislative reforms, ASIC's ongoing expectation for directors to be good corporate citizens and the expanding scope of statutory duties for directors and their key advisors. Keep up or possibly experience problems. Chair: Matthew Ellis, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LEGISLATIVE REFORM: Safe Harbour and Ipso Facto Clauses Law Reform - An overview of a director's duty to prevent insolvent trading - The need to reform insolvent trading laws and ipso facto clauses - The…
Not-For-Profits and Charities: Regulatory and Compliance Forum

Not-For-Profits and Charities: Regulatory and Compliance Forum

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-15-2017 Last Day: 09-15-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-14-2017
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law Hear from the ACNC on regulatory requirements, take a deep dive into ATO tax exemptions, gain insight into the office bearers' duties and legal liabilities, and learn how to protect valuable assets and intellectual property for the future. Chair: Sally Ascroft, General Counsel/ Company Secretary, Mission Australia KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Hear from the ACNC Don't Tell me What to do. Don't Tell me What to Say. Whose Organisation is it Anyway? Charities and other Not-for-Profits exist for a purpose beyond profit. How does a NFP or charity demonstrate its non-profit purpose and…
Litigation Masterclass: Injunctions, Applications and Costs

Litigation Masterclass: Injunctions, Applications and Costs

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-15-2017 Last Day: 09-15-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-14-2017
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Professional Skills Do you want to stand out in the courtroom? Do you want to fine-tune your litigation skills? Then join us for an afternoon with some of the finest and most experienced litigators who will share their experience, insights and strategies for success. Chair: Julian O'Sullivan, Barrister, 13 Wentworth Selborne Chambers Using Injunctions and Freezing Orders to Gain Leverage, Protect Rights and Win Cases - Principles, procedures and important court rules - Timing issues: when injunctions are most effective - Potential objectives and strategies - Interlocutory proceedings and successfully opposing injunctions -…
Competition and Consumer Law: A Brave New World

Competition and Consumer Law: A Brave New World

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-15-2017 Last Day: 09-15-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-14-2017
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law Australia's biggest shakeup in competition and consumer law in decades will have a profound and immediate impact. Get up to speed in one afternoon with 4 concise, practical sessions from leading experts in the field who will break down the most important parts of the reforms. Chair: Tania Juric, General Counsel - Australia and New Zealand, HP Misuse of Market Power: Section 46 - Losing the connection between market power and conduct - Uncertainties around the application of the 'effects' test - ACCC enforcement and priorities Presented by Peta Stevenson, Partner,…
National Family Law Series: Finances, Property and The Courts

National Family Law Series: Finances, Property and The Courts

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-15-2017 Last Day: 09-15-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-14-2017
Attend the full day and earn 7 CPD units in Substantive Law Part 1 of our unmissable Family Law series examines the latest developments in family law financial and property matters in the Courts. Join two esteemed Justices and an experienced panel of experts who will offer high level insights and practical guidance to help you navigate family law practice and the very real problems in your property matters. Session 1: Practice, Procedure and Financial Issues in the Family Court Chair and Opening Address: The Hon Justice Peter Rose AM QC, Former Justice of the Family Court A New System?…
Franchising: Developments, Disputes and Debates

Franchising: Developments, Disputes and Debates

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-15-2017 Last Day: 09-15-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-14-2017
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law Legislative developments, disputes and debates are having a significant impact on the franchising sector. Analyse new legislation and recent regulatory developments; dissect the current debate regarding industry standards and developments, and explore common areas in dispute. Chair: Sean O'Donnell, Partner, HWL Ebsworth; NSW/ACT State President, Franchise Council of Australia NEW LEGISLATION: Franchisor Liability for Franchisee Workplace Contravention: Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 Consider the impact of this proposed legislation on franchisors and franchisees and review potential areas for workplace breaches. Presented by Gerard Phillips, Partner, K&L Gates Franchise…
I International Conference on Law and Political Sciences

I International Conference on Law and Political Sciences

Location: , Austria
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-15-2017 Last Day: 09-15-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-14-2017
«East West» Association for Advanced Studies and Higher Education GmbH (Vienna, Austria) invites you to participate in the I International Conference on Law and Political Sciences, which will be held in Vienna on September 15, 2017. Your advantages: No expenses for a trip and hotel stay Low cost price of publishing services Free certificate of participation We invite students and postgraduate students, postdoctoral students, employees of educational institutions, without regard to the country of residence, to participation in the conference. Distance participation is allowed. Articles for the conference proceedings are accepted till September 14, 2017 inclusive. Working languages: English, German,…
Education Law Wellington: New Changes, New Legal Risks

Education Law Wellington: New Changes, New Legal Risks

Location: , New Zealand
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-19-2017 Last Day: 09-19-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-18-2017
Attend the full day and earn 7 CPD hours The Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 came into effect in May 2017 and is the biggest overhaul of the NZ education system in decades. The implications for students, teachers and schools are numerous and real, and so too are the legal risks that will arise from the changes. Attend and gain critical legislative updates as well as skills for tackling the tricky family, student and employment legal issues that can have a significant impact on your school. Places are limited so book early - this conference is not to be missed.…
Property Law Roundup

Property Law Roundup

Location: , New Zealand
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-21-2017 Last Day: 09-21-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-20-2017
Attend and earn 4 CPD hours A potential client may come to you with any number of property law issues involving several areas of law and many moving parts. We'll make sure you stay on top of the numerous areas you need to be across to find success in your property law practice with 5 practical sessions on unit titles, building codes, foreign investments, conveyancing, leasing, health and safety and more. Chair: Joseph Biddles, Director, Thompson Blackie Biddles Case Study: Fire Issues The Building Code and what has changed Requirements when undertaking repairs: section 112 of the Building Act 2004…

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