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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?…
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,…
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 -…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Contract Drafting: Eliminating Mistakes and Managing Risk

Contract Drafting: Eliminating Mistakes and Managing Risk

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 "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." -Benjamin Franklin Proper planning prevents poor performance, or in the case of a poorly drafted contract, the likelihood of costly litigation. Clear and precise drafting brings clarity to the terms of the agreement and avoids ambiguity. Participate in this practical seminar to gain the knowledge and skills to draft clearly and precisely, avoid ambiguity and mitigate risks. Chair: Gregory Martin, Partner, Martin Bullock Lawyers Contract Formation: Letters of Intent, Heads of Agreement and Memoranda of Understanding - Preliminary agreements - Elements required…
Rise of the Drones: Liability for Government and Busines

Rise of the Drones: Liability for Government and Busines

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 in Substantive Law The global market for commercial drones is estimated to grow to $127 billion by 2020, bringing with it significant implications for private and government entities. The rapidly growing market is being matched by a quickly evolving legal landscape. Get the latest on drone law directly from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and leading lawyers in the area so you can remain at the cutting edge of this increasingly important area. Chair: Joe Urli, President, Australian Certified UAV Operators Inc and Director, Flight Operations, Airobotics INSIGHTS FROM THE AUTHORITY: Regulatory Formality for…

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