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  • 1 Sep 15

    Melbourne: Recent developments in Corporate Governance

    This seminar, presented by ACC Australia and Holding Redlich will discuss about some of the complications of, and current themes around, directors’ duties; provide insights into recent relevant courts decisions and provide an overview of some of the interesting aspects of the new edition of the Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations for ASX listed entities, particularly around risk oversight and management, and board independence.


  • 2 Sep 15

    Brisbane: Privacy - one year on: contracting tips and traps

    The current status of the Australian federal privacy law, one year on from significant amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth);
    what can be learnt from the first year of the new regime, and in particular how this can be applied in the context of a commercial contract; and tips and traps when drafting privacy clauses in commercial contracts in light of recent developments and guidance.


  • 2 Sep 15

    Sydney: Heads of agreement: tricks and traps

    Head of Agreement are commonly used in property and corporate transactions. They can, however, create drawbacks for companies where there is uncertainty about their enforceability, including increased scope for disputes, inability to withdraw from agreements, estoppel by conduct and non-compliance with statutory requirements for binding agreements.

    This informative seminar, hosted in conjunction with Ashurst Australia, will workshop how these pitfalls can best be avoided.


  • 2 Sep 15

    Perth: A transactional lawyer's guide to arbitration rules

    So, you know how to draft an arbitration clause but do you know which rules to choose and why? If you use a precedent which nominates a set of rules, do you know why those rules were chosen and when the choice was last reviewed? Are you aware of the implications of choosing one set of rules over another? All will be revealed in this seminar.


  • 3 Sep 15

    Sydney: 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.


  • 9 Sep 15

    Sydney: The flexible workforce: understanding how your business can achieve the most productive workforce arrangements

    The organisation and cost of labour is critical to the success of any business and with an increasing focus on workplace flexibility in a competitive market place, this seminar will examine the legal risks and benefits in arrangements including: contractor/employee arrangements including labour hire, enterprise agreements and individual flexibility agreements and casual employment


  • 9 Sep 15

    Perth: Heads of agreement - tricks and traps

    Heads of Agreement are commonly used in property and corporate transactions. They can, however, create drawbacks for companies where there is uncertainty about their enforceability, including increased scope for disputes, inability to withdraw from agreements, estoppel by conduct and non-compliance with statutory requirements for binding agreements.  This seminar will workshop how these pitfalls can best be avoided.


  • 10 Sep 15

    Melbourne: Getting your business ready for a transaction

    This session will provide some practical pointers for businesses before embarking on a transaction and outline what buyers and investors look for when buying or investing in a business.


  • 10 Sep 15

    Adelaide: Getting your business ready for a transaction

    This session will provide some practical pointers for businesses before embarking on a transaction and outline what buyers and investors look for when buying or investing in a business.


  • 10 Sep 15

    Norwest: Getting your business ready for a transaction

    This session will provide some practical pointers for businesses before embarking on a transaction and outline what buyers and investors look for when buying or investing in a business.


  • 11 Sep 15

    Adelaide: AGM

    Join us for our Annual General Meeting with guest speaker Debra Tegoni, Executive General Manager – Legal and Regulatory Services at Crown Melbourne Limited & 2014 ACLA Corporate Lawyer of the Year. Debra is going to speak about her career to date and some of the key things she has done which made her a worthy winner of ACLA’s 2014 Corporate Lawyer of the Year.


  • 15 Sep 15

    Sydney: Contractual Essentials: Limitations of liability

    ACC Australia and Baker & McKenzie are hosting the 2015 Commercial Contract Law Series for in-house counsel.

    Each session will focus on the law and practice of a specific commercial contracting topic area.


  • 16 Sep 15

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  • 16 Sep 15

    Sydney: Taste of Meditation 2015

    A Taste of Meditation Workshop is a 60-minute workshop designed by a lawyer for lawyers.


  • 17 Sep 15

    Melbourne - Contractual Essentials: Limitations of liability

    Baker & McKenzie and ACC Australia are hosting the 2015 Commercial Contract Law Series for in-house counsel.


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