Upcoming Events

  • 30 Aug 16

    QLD: Cyber Resilience Session

    Today we see organisations taking stock of current capabilities and the integration of investments, and working up the plan for ongoing Cyber resilience.

    This presentation will be an informal and interactive discussion focusing on deciphering Cyber Resilience. As a guide, we discuss
    how businesses prepare for Cyber Resilience by breaking it down into a series of risk based questions.

    This is not a technical session; it is a session that brings Cyber out of the depths of IT and onto the broader risk agenda.

  • 30 Aug 16

    NSW: Innovation capture - mechanics, culture and process

    How do you create an IP savvy culture to maximise your intangible asset value and make innovation part of your organisation’s DNA?

    In this seminar, we consider the value of harnessing discretionary input from employees to capture and capitalise on innovation and suggest how culture and process can play a critical role in determining the IP value of an organisation.

  • 30 Aug 16

    WA: Intellectual Property Due Diligence

    There are many situations in which a business may need to conduct an IP due diligence: IPO/RTO or other fund raising event, asset or business purchase or sale, launching a new product or project or just planning for the future. In this seminar we will be looking at the what, why, when and how of IP due diligence.

    Presented by Watermark

  • 31 Aug 16

    NSW: Commercial and Financial Acumen PD Workshop

    To truly “understand the business”, you need to understand the key drivers for your clients. What gets measured gets done, and financial KPIs are the most common measure. This half-day workshop will provide you with the tools to understand and speak the language of executive and operational teams.

    Presented by McGrathNicol

  • 1 Sep 16

    VIC: The New Zealand IP Scene

    At this event, Nigel Pereira, a registered Australian and New Zealand patent attorney, and Associate at Watermark, will be looking at the types of intellectual property rights available in New Zealand.

  • 7 Sep 16

    WA: Half-day 2016 Corporate Counsel Seminar

    The Half-Day Corporate Counsel Seminar 2016 will cover four topics, relevant to in-house counsel. Attendees can receive up to 4 CPD points.

  • 7 Sep 16

    NSW: Commercial Contract Law Series - Termination Traps: Repudiation, Essential and Non-essential Terms

    The seminar will provide a detailed analysis on the current state of the law and highlighting latest developments followed by a practical look at various tips and traps to be aware of when exercising termination rights under a contract.

  • 8 Sep 16

    NSW: Tax Risks & Corporate Governance Framework

    Taxation is on the front page of the papers every day on a variety of topics including changes in policy, new anti-avoidance measures and in an environment of increased ATO scrutiny of taxpayer’s affairs and the new standard tax conditions presently attaching to FIRB approvals. A strong Corporate Governance model in relation to tax risk is essential, both commercially, and in the efficiency gains in the event the ATO comes knocking. What role should General Counsel take in the management of Tax Risk in your organisation?

  • 8 Sep 16

    VIC: Developments in corporate governance and continuous disclosure

    The seminar, hosted by Gilbert + Tobin, will provide an update on recent developments in corporate governance and continuous disclosure.

    The session will provide tips for in-house counsel and company secretaries of disclosing entities.

  • 9 Sep 16

    SA: Annual General Meeting with guest speaker Troy Swan, Staples

    The South Australian Division of ACC Australia is pleased to invite you to its Annual General Meeting, which will include guest speaker, Troy Swan, Head of Legal & Company Secretary, Staples. A banquet lunch and drinks will be provided.

  • 12 Sep 16

    VIC: IP Litigation- the real costs to your business and how to best manage it

    This seminar will cover the key issues faced in each of trade mark, copyright, patent and confidential information legal actions; what to expect at a trial; how the payment of legal costs can soon become a major issue; and more.

  • 13 Sep 16

    VIC: Commercial Contract Law Series - Termination Traps: Repudiation, Essential and Non-essential terms

    The seminar will provide a detailed analysis on the current state of the commercial contract law and highlight latest developments. It will also a provide various tips and traps to be aware of when exercising termination rights under a contract.

    This event is fully booked.

  • 13 Sep 16

    WA: In-house counsel keeping external litigation costs down - courts and the Fair Work Commission: drafting pleadings, witness statements and submissions.

    In this informative and interactive seminar, Tracy Caspersz, Consulting Counsel and Lauren Fysh, Associate, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, will give in-house counsel some tips for keeping their litigation costs down. They will use examples of various documents to explain and discuss how in-house counsel can best use their business knowledge and access to relevant witnesses in their organisations to brief external lawyers as cost-efficiently as possible.

  • 14 Sep 16

    NSW: Social Media - Risks for Your Business and Workplace

    The effective management of social media in the workplace has increasingly become a critical component for any organisation.

    This seminar will provide attendees with practical steps on how to develop a social media policy, and in managing the use of social media. It will also examine recent cases involving performance issues associated with social media.

  • 14 Sep 16

    QLD: Consequential Loss and Liquidated Damages

    This seminar will briefly refresh your memory on the state of the law regarding consequential losses and liquidated damages. It will also cover the key developments in the past few years, and how these might impact upon your contracts.



Professional Indemnity Insurance for members

ACC Australia is excited to announce that from 1 July 2016, all financial full members will automatically receive professional indemnity insurance. To find out more click here.

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The ACC Australia National Conference is Australia's largest gathering of in-house counsel and offers the best value in corporate legal education - Register Now to secure the early bird rate!

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