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  • 4 Aug 15

    Canberra: Clients, Courts and Managing Ethical Obligations

    What happens when lawyers focus on their client's interests but fail to recognise their overarching obligation as a lawyer to the courts and community? This update on recent case law will reinforce the importance of putting these overarching obligations as a practitioner ahead of client interest.


  • 5 Aug 15

    Adelaide: The in-house Counsel guide to dealing with privilege: are lawyers special?

    Legal professional privilege is a time-honoured tradition of our legal system. But for in-house lawyers, sometimes the lines can become blurred. In this session, we cover the different kinds of legal professional privilege and how and when such privilege may attach to internal communications that arise in an in-house context.


  • 5 Aug 15

    Brisbane - ACC Australia/Ashurst 2015 Corporate Counsel Seminar

    Ashurst and ACC Australia (ACLA) invite you to attend the 2015 Corporate Counsel Seminar.


  • 6 Aug 15

    Sydney: Enterprise collaboration in the cloud - how corporate legal teams can securely share information with law firms and external advisors

    In-house legal departments face a unique challenge: How to work efficiently as an internal team but also collaborate and seek counsel from external parties, all while maintaining strict control over data security! More often than not, the legal team is forced to make use of generic software solutions which do not meet the specific needs of a legal team.

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  • 10 Aug 15

    North Ryde: IP Warranties and Indemnities: where to draw the line?

    This repeat seminar we will examine; why warranties and indemnities are especially relevant in transactions where IP is core,
    how to analyse what risks are appropriate to be borne by IP creators, licensors or assignors, what can be done during negotiations and the life of the contract to mitigate reliance on warranties and indemnities from SMEs and
    worked examples of best (and worst) practice.


  • 11 Aug 15

    Sydney: The competitive edge: employment law issues with key employee incentive schemes

    This seminar will give an overview of the key employment law issues that businesses should consider in respect of incentive structures.


  • 11 Aug 15

    Perth: Commercial and financial acumen workshop - Part 2

    Introduction to valuations and post-acquisition disputes

    Understanding the value drivers of your business provides an advantage when making strategic decisions or providing advice to others. A value focus” can help you enhance investor returns, reduce risk, increase resilience and position your company to take advantage of new opportunities connected to strategy, acquisitions, tax and accounting matters, regulatory reporting and litigation. Part two of the Commercial and Financial Acumen workshop series focuses on business valuation, claim quantification, and transaction disputes.


  • 12 Aug 15

    Melbourne: The in-house Counsel guide to dealing with privilege: are lawyers special?

    Legal professional privilege is a time-honoured tradition of our legal system. But for in-house lawyers, sometimes the lines can become blurred. In this session, we cover the different kinds of legal professional privilege and how and when such privilege may attach to internal communications that arise in an in-house context.


  • 13 Aug 15

    Brisbane: The in-house Counsel guide to dealing with privilege: are lawyers special?

    Legal professional privilege is a time-honoured tradition of our legal system. But for in-house lawyers, sometimes the lines can become blurred. In this session, we cover the different kinds of legal professional privilege and how and when such privilege may attach to internal communications that arise in an in-house context.


  • 13 Aug 15

    Adelaide: Commercial and financial acumen workshop - Part 2

    Introduction to valuations and post-acquisition disputes

    Understanding the value drivers of your business provides an advantage when making strategic decisions or providing advice to others. A value focus” can help you enhance investor returns, reduce risk, increase resilience and position your company to take advantage of new opportunities connected to strategy, acquisitions, tax and accounting matters, regulatory reporting and litigation. Part two of the Commercial and Financial Acumen workshop series focuses on business valuation, claim quantification, and transaction disputes.


  • 13 Aug 15

    Sydney: Annual General Meetings - How well do they work?

    This seminar will look at some current issues associated with ASX listed companies' annual general meetings. Is an AGM still 'fit for purpose' or is reform needed? Is the Q&A the optimal device for shareholder inquiry? How has the role of proxy advisors evolved? Is the 'two-strikes' rule working as intended?


  • 18 Aug 15

    Sydney: 2015 ACLA Commercial Contract Law Series - Manufacturers, distributors and consumers: the impact of the Australian Consumer Law on supply chains

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    The impact of statutory requirements of manufacturers and suppliers in the Australian Consumer Law; product liability and product safety provisions in the Australian Consumer Law; how to deal with such requirements and reduce risk in supply chains and distribution contracts.


  • 19 Aug 15

    Brisbane: Management of ill and injured workers

    Join us for an interactive seminar where we discuss the challenges and complexities around managing long term employee absences arising from work and non-work related injuries and illnesses. This sensitive issue requires a careful balancing of the employee’s rights as against the organisation’s commercial imperatives, in the context of a complex and frequently changing regulatory landscape.


  • 19 Aug 15

    Melbourne: Commercial and financial acumen workshop - Part 2

    Introduction to valuations and post-acquisition disputes

    Understanding the value drivers of your business provides an advantage when making strategic decisions or providing advice to others. A value focus” can help you enhance investor returns, reduce risk, increase resilience and position your company to take advantage of new opportunities connected to strategy, acquisitions, tax and accounting matters, regulatory reporting and litigation. Part two of the Commercial and Financial Acumen workshop series focuses on business valuation, claim quantification, and transaction disputes.


  • 20 Aug 15

    Melbourne: Taking Your Patent Portfolio to the World - International Patent System and Strategies

    This presentation will look at the main similarities and differences between the patent systems of key jurisdictions, including the US, Europe, China and Japan. It will also review how international agreements, such as the Paris Convention and the Patent Cooperation Treaty, can assist in managing a multinational patent procurement strategy in a streamlined and cost-effective manner.


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