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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,…
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…
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…
Power Purchase Agreement - Johannesburg

Power Purchase Agreement - Johannesburg

Location: , South Africa
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-12-2017 Last Day: 09-15-2017
“Structuring Successful Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), Managing Competitive Electricity Markets & Attracting Merchant Power Investments” Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) http://www.infocusinternational.com/ppa Dates & Locations: 6 – 9 February 2017, Dubai 24 – 27 July 2017, Kuala Lumpur 12 – 15 September 2017, Johannesburg 7 – 10 November 2017, Singapore Overview There are many moving pieces affecting the future of electric power development in Emerging Market. Unlike the past Independent Power Project models, which featured standardised take-or-pay contracts – today’s market demands more innovative incentives to ensure better availability, better performance, as well as more attractive and sustainable mixtures of fuel sources.…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Gas / LNG Contracts: Structures, Pricing & Negotiation - Port of Spain

Gas / LNG Contracts: Structures, Pricing & Negotiation - Port of Spain

Location: , Trinidad and Tobago
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-11-2017 Last Day: 09-15-2017
“A comprehensive all-in-one course addressing all key elements for successful gas & LNG business strategies” Event: Gas / LNG Contracts: Structures, Pricing & Negotiation Website: http://www.infocusinternational.com/gascontracts Dates & Locations: 14 – 18 May 2017, Dubai 21 – 25 August 2017, Johannesburg 11 – 15 September 2017, Port of Spain 20 – 24 November 2017, Singapore Overview Due to the complex geopolitical nature of gas/LNG sourcing and long term nature of gas transactions between buyers and sellers, it is commercially prudent for those involved in this process to know the global gas/LNG supply situation, available methodologies for price determination, contract structure…

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