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2nd Annual Credit Law Symposium

2nd Annual Credit Law Symposium

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-07-2017 Last Day: 09-07-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 09-06-2017
The 2nd Annual Credit Law Symposium brings together the leaders, movers and shakers in credit, banking, finance and fintech. The aim? To discuss the current state or play and future of credit and lending - all in one day and in a convenient Sydney location. More practical real life examples and we've kept all the best bits from 2016. The streams are flexible so choose the session or program that suits you. Session 1: Regulatory Updates Chair: The Australian Retail Credit Association Regulatory Issues: An ASIC Perspective Presented by Kevin Foo, Senior Manager - Deposit Takers, Credit & Insurers, Australian…
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,…
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…
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…
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,…
Industrial Relations Since Aurizon: Where to From Here?

Industrial Relations Since Aurizon: Where to From Here?

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-07-2017 Last Day: 09-07-2017
Come and hear from the bench of the Fair Work Commission and the WA Industrial Relations Commission. Understand the implications and practical impacts of the Aurizon decision on collective bargaining and review procedural traps and the latest statutory developments impacting your practice. Chair: The Honourable Jennifer Smith, Acting President, Western Australia Industrial Relations Commission Keynote Address Interest Based Bargaining Presented by Deputy President Geoff Bull, Fair Work Commission Enterprise Agreement Changes Update The Enterprise Agreement Approval Process: A Recent Change of Emphasis This presentation will address some of the key legislative requirements and how the Fair Work Commissions application of…
Critical Contract Clauses: Avoiding Risk

Critical Contract Clauses: Avoiding Risk

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-07-2017 Last Day: 09-07-2017
Examine some of the most important risk related clauses that can make or break your contracts. Gain updates on the latest developments in contract law in key areas that impact risk in commercial transactions, including competition and consumer law, IP issues, insurance and indemnities and insolvency, all while considering example clauses that can reduce risk in your contracts. Chair: Craig Hollett, Director, Solomon Hollett Lawyers New Legislation 2.00pm to 2.45pm Competition and Consumer Law and Unfair Contracts: Complying with the Changes • Analysis of significant changes to the Australian law • Impact of the changes so far • Complying and…
Workers’ Compensation: Assessments, Elections and Updates

Workers’ Compensation: Assessments, Elections and Updates

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-07-2017 Last Day: 09-07-2017
Your comprehensive toolkit for a well-rounded workers’ compensation practice ready and waiting for you. The latest updates. The technical practice and procedure. The medical perspective from a renowned occupational physician. You can’t miss program. Chair: Stephen Williams, Partner, Insurance & Risk, Employment & Workplace Safety, Kott Gunning How to Get the Most for Your Client: Assessment of the Workers’ Weekly Compensation Rate • Earnings considered • Award workers • Part-time workers • Concurrent contracts Presented by Neil Morrissey, Barrister, Albert Wolff Chambers and Luke Westell, Technical Service Officer, WA WC Active Claims, QBE Australia Medical Perspective Competency Area 2: Professional…
CPD Core Competency Areas for Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

CPD Core Competency Areas for Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-07-2017 Last Day: 09-07-2017
Get your core competency points out of the way early whilst attending a practical seminar that specifically focuses on issues and insights that are key to a successful workers’ compensation practice. Sidestep the traps that can trip you up, ensure you’re on top of costs considerations and escape potentially disastrous errors and conflicts of interests. Chair: Marco Tedeschi, Barrister Francis Burt Chambers Competency Area 1: Practice Management Managing Client’s and Workers’ Expectations on Costs Including New Costs Determination • New costs determination for Workers' Compensation Conciliation and Arbitration • Managing a client’s costs expectations • Insights on best practice Presented…
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…
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,…
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,…
Modern Estate Planning

Modern Estate Planning

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 points in Competency Area 4: Substantive Law "There is no such thing as a one-issue-client." What may seem like a straightforward estate planning matter can quickly spiral into complexity. You must be prepared to manage issues involving stepchildren, gifts and loans from parents, and business considerations, all of which can easily muddy the waters. And if you're not up to date on blockchain assets and superannuation changes, it could prove costly for both you and your client. Master all this and more in one info-packed morning. Chair: Sally Bruce, Special Counsel, Jackson McDonald Definition of…
Complex Estate Disputes and Conflicts

Complex Estate Disputes and Conflicts

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 points in Competency Area 4: Substantive Law A complex estate dispute can involve everything from challenging conflicts involving foreign jurisdictions, assets and beneficiaries to sensitive disputes related to the elderly to messy family provision claims. Ensure you're up to date on how it all fits together so you're prepared for even the most challenging disputes and conflicts that a client brings your way. Chair: David Fleming, Director, HFM Legal Conflicts and Disputes Arising from Foreign Jurisdictional Issues Identifying foreign jurisdictional considerations Resolving jurisdictional issues Consequences and conflicts for testators owning overseas assets and beneficiaries receiving…
Women in Law Forum: Leadership and Advancement

Women in Law Forum: Leadership and Advancement

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-06-2017 Last Day: 09-06-2017
Attend and earn 3 CPD points including: 1 point in Competency Area 1: Practice Management 1 point in Competency Area 2: Professional Skills 1 point in Competency Area 3: Ethics & Professional Responsibility "If trailblazing were easy the road would be paved." Share an afternoon with some of Perth's most inspiring women talking leadership, communication skills and rising to the top. Chair: Hon. Cheryl Edwardes AM, former Attorney-General, Family and Services Minister and Environment Minister; Chairman of the Board, Vimy Resources Limited Ethics & Professional Responsibility Countering Unconscious Gender Bias Institutional unconscious bias towards women is prevalent in the legal…
Duty, Bias and Delegations in Decision Making

Duty, Bias and Delegations in Decision Making

Location: , Australia
Category: Law
Start Date: 09-06-2017 Last Day: 09-06-2017
There’s no way around it: government officers and lawyers making and writing decisions have to keep up to date and stay on top of their game if they want to make rock solid decisions that will stand up to even the highest levels of scrutiny. Understand how to make concrete, defensible decisions that avoid unconscious bias all while upholding your duty of care. Take theory into practise by attending this practical seminar filled with real world lessons and examples. Chair: Eric Lumsden, Chair, Western Australian Planning Commission How to Avoid your Decision Being Successfully Challenged • The foundations: legally defensible…
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…
The European Journal of Law and Political Sciences

The European Journal of Law and Political Sciences

Location: , Austria
Category: Law
Start Date: 08-30-2017 Last Day: 08-30-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 08-30-2017
The journal is registered and published in Austria. Articles on science of law and political science are published in the journal. Journal is published in English, German and Russian. Example of output data of an article – Mark, Smith. Development of political science in Europe // The European Journal of Law and Political Sciences, Premier Publishing s.r.o. Vienna. 1. 2017. - Pp. 112-117. Periodicity: 4 issues per year. Articles are accepted till the 30th day of the months: Till the 28th of February Till the 30th of May Till the 30th of August Till the 30th of November The journal…
Gas / LNG Contracts: Structures, Pricing & Negotiation - Johannesburg

Gas / LNG Contracts: Structures, Pricing & Negotiation - Johannesburg

Location: , South Africa
Category: Law
Start Date: 08-21-2017 Last Day: 08-25-2017
“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…
7th International Conference on Law and Education (ICLE-17)

7th International Conference on Law and Education (ICLE-17)

Location: , Thailand
Category: Law
Start Date: 08-03-2017 Last Day: 08-04-2017 Deadline for abstracts: 07-25-2017
7th International Conference on Law and Education (ICLE-17) aimed at presenting current research being carried out in that area and scheduled to be held on Aug. 3-4, 2017 at Pattaya (Thailand). The idea of the conference is for the scientists, scholars, engineers 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. All the registered papers will be published in the printed proceedings with ISBN number & CD of ISAET Journal with ISSN number (please see ISAET journals at: http://www.isaet.org/journals.php) and…

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