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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…
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…
9th International Conference on Law, Business, Education and Tourism Management LBETM-17

9th International Conference on Law, Business, Education and Tourism Management LBETM-17

Location: , United Arab Emirates
Category: Law
Start Date: 10-18-2017 Last Day: 10-19-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 10-05-2017
9th International Conference on Law, Business, Education and Tourism Management (LBETM-17) scheduled on Oct. 18-19, 2017 at Dubai (UAE) is for the scientists, scholars, profesionals and students from the Universities all around the world and the industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between the Universities and the industry. The Proceedings of the Conference will be published by UR-CPS (Conference Publishing Services) and will be will be archived in UR's Engineering & Technology Digital Library. Each Paper will be assigned Digital Object Identifier(DOI) from CROSSREF. Later, the Proceedings of the conferences will be submitted to…
Residential Property Transactions: Tax, Owners Corporations and Updates

Residential Property Transactions: Tax, Owners Corporations and Updates

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-12-2017 Last Day: 09-12-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-11-2017
Attend and earn 4 CPD units including: 3 units in Substantive Law 1 unit in Practice Management & Business Skills With the new tax regime coming to place in July 2017 this is the perfect opportunity to get a better understanding of the new tax requirements, prepare for tricky owners corporation issues, pick up some valuable tips to prepare your practice for the inevitable arrival of online settlements and catch up on the latest cases. Chair: Anne Marie Gasbarro, Partner, McKean Park NEW TAX LAW CHANGES: Residential Property Transactions and Transfer Duty Changes after July 2017 - Changes in capital…
Competition and Consumer Law: A Brave New World

Competition and Consumer Law: A Brave New World

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 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: David Brewster, Legal Director, Coles 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 Lisa Huett, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons; Best…
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:…
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…
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: 09-12-2017 Last Day: 09-12-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-11-2017
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 trustee issues to blended family and stepchildren disputes to convoluted foreign asset and superannuation conundrums. Ensure you're up to date on how it all fits together so you're prepared for even the most challenging estate planning matter. Session 1: Modern Estate Planning Chair: Michaela Money, Principal/Director, MJM Lawyers; Accredited Specialist in Wills and Estates Integrating Superannuation into Estate Planning - Identifying beneficiaries and receiving superannuation tax effectively - Terms of…
5th International Conference on Studies in Law, Education, Business and Hospitality Management LEBHM-17

5th International Conference on Studies in Law, Education, Business and Hospitality Management LEBHM-17

Location: , Indonesia
Category: Law
Start Date: 10-12-2017 Last Day: 10-13-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-30-2017
5th International Conference on Studies in Law, Education, Business and Hospitality Management (LEBHM-17) scheduled on Oct. 12-13, 2017 at Bali (Indonesia) is for the researchers, social scientists, scholars, engineers and parctitioners from all around the world to present and share ongoing research activities. All accepted papers of LEBHM-17 will be published in the printed conference proceedings with valid International ISBN number. Each Paper will be assigned unique Digital Object Identifier (DOI) from CROSSREF and the Proceedings of the Conference will be archived in EIRAI's Engineering & Technology Digital Library. The Proceeding will be also submitted to SCOPUS/ISI Thomson for review.…
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…
Women in Law: Influence and Advancement

Women in Law: Influence and Advancement

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-07-2017 Last Day: 09-07-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-06-2017
Attend and earn 3 CPD units including: 1 unit in Practical Legal Ethics 1 unit in Practice Management & Business Skills 1 unit in Professional Skills "If trailblazing were easy the road would be paved." Share an afternoon with some of Queensland's most inspiring women talking leadership, communication skills and rising to the top. Practical Legal Ethics Countering Unconscious Gender Bias Institutional unconscious bias towards women is prevalent in the legal profession. When confronted with individual instances of unconscious bias, for example with a client or in the workplace, how can we react constructively? Moderated by Her Honour Magistrate Previtera,…
Running a Civil Claim for Institutional Abuse Matter

Running a Civil Claim for Institutional Abuse Matter

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-07-2017 Last Day: 09-07-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-06-2017
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Legal Knowledge Now that time limits on child sexual abuse civil actions have been removed in Queensland, it's critical that practitioners have a firm grasp on the new practical issues that have arisen related to mandatory reporting, locating records, liability, economic loss and more. Chair: Yvette McLaughlin, Partner, Sparke Helmore Lawyers; Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law Mandatory Reporting Requirements - History of mandatory reporting rules - Current mandatory reporting rules in QLD - How mandatory reporting rules are applicable to civil claims - Future developments: calls to expand 'mandatory reporters' Presented by…
Conveyancing: Approvals, Auctions and Audits

Conveyancing: Approvals, Auctions and Audits

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-07-2017 Last Day: 09-07-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-06-2017
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Legal Knowledge Conveyancing can be straightforward, but when things go awry you have to be fully prepared to set things right or face the consequences. Delve into some of the challenging and extraordinary circumstances that don't arise with every conveyancing matter, but that can cause serious damage to your clients and your practice when they do erupt. Chair: Tim O' Dwyer, Consultant, Mitchells Solicitors All About Real Estate Auctions - Advising clients about auctions - Why you might offer to be with your seller clients on auction day - Escaping an auction contract…
Franchising: Regulatory Developments and Enforcement Disputes

Franchising: Regulatory Developments and Enforcement Disputes

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-07-2017 Last Day: 09-07-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-06-2017
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Legal Knowledge Legislative developments, debates and disputes 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 of disputes. Chair: Elizabeth Gore-Jones, Principal, The Franchise & Business Lawyers; Committee Member, Law Society Franchise Specialist Committee NEW LEGISLATION: Franchisor Liability for Franchisee Workplace Contravention: The 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 Heinz Lepahe,…
School Law Conference: Staff Headaches and Parent and Pupil Problems

School Law Conference: Staff Headaches and Parent and Pupil Problems

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-06-2017 Last Day: 09-06-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-05-2017
Attend the full day and earn 7 CPD units in Legal Knowledge Schools face countless challenges and risks. On top of so many other responsibilities you have to manage staff conduct and absences, maintain privacy and data security, deal with complex parenting issues, and navigate challenging discrimination issues. It's not easy, but our legal experts will help you manage it all. Gain the information and strategies you need to avoid risk and protect your school while taking advantage of face-to-face time with speakers, a practical panel discussion and practical presentations. You asked for this kind of conference and we've delivered,…
Administrative Decision Making Since Li

Administrative Decision Making Since Li

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-06-2017 Last Day: 09-06-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-05-2017
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Legal Knowledge The Li decision allows for further exploration of what constitutes a reasonable decision and explores when to apply 'unreasonableness to a decision which lacks an evident and intelligible justification'. This practical and informative session reviews decision making since Li to see if there is now a default standard for decision making, and if so, what that standard might be. Chair: Kathryn McMillan QC, Quay 11 Chambers Statutory Construction for Decision Makers - Overview of general principles of statutory construction - Recent developments and lessons learnt Presented by Assistant Professor Narelle Bedford,…
Estate Planning Challenges: Super, Children and Business

Estate Planning Challenges: Super, Children and Business

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-06-2017 Last Day: 09-06-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-05-2017
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Legal Knowledge A complex estate planning matter can involve everything from gifts, loans and businesses to stepchildren, foreign assets and superannuation. Ensure you're up to date on how it all fits together so you're prepared for even the most challenging estate planning matter a client brings your way. Chair: Michael Klatt, Partner, Mullins Lawyers; Accredited Specialist in Succession Law, Best Lawyers 2018, Wealth Management / Succession Planning Practice; Preeminent, Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyer, Doyle's Guide 2016 Superannuation Changes and How they Affect Estate Planning - Impact of the transfer balance cap on…
10 CPD Points in One Day in Cairns

10 CPD Points in One Day in Cairns

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-01-2017 Last Day: 09-01-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 08-31-2017
Attend the full day and earn 10 CPD units including: 7 CPD units in Substantive Law 1 CPD unit in Practical Legal Ethics 1 CPD unit in Practice Management & Business Skills 1 CPD unit in Professional Skills A must attend annual event, our 10 CPD Points in One Day is back for its 6th consecutive year. Join members of the judiciary, accredited specialists and expert barristers and solicitors who will examine 10 of the most important issues facing practitioners today, all while you gain your mandatory core area CPD units. Book for the whole day or just the sessions…
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?…

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