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ACC Australia announces Sabine Chalmers, Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer for the world's largest beer company, Anheuser-Busch InBev, will be delivering a keynote presentation at the 2016 ACC Australia National Conference.
Be ready for November 12, when new legislation comes into effect that will affect how businesses contract with each other; where one or more businesses to the transaction are considered a 'small business'.
Join us for a presentation on the functional operation of the changes including a discussion of contract terms, what to do to ensure your organisation is compliant and an update on case law.
Join us for this exciting and interactive session which will provide in-house counsel with tips in handling forensic fraud, responding to regulator inquiries and running all aspects of matters involving royal commissions or parliamentary inquiries.
In-house legal teams are often asked to sign off on delivery models and contracts under time pressure and without fulsome discussion on the key project risks. This session will provide; an overview of recent trends in delivery models used to deliver major projects and outsourcing across Australia and their advantages and disadvantages; practical tips and questions in-house lawyers should ask of the business; and tips for balancing time, cost and quality to help the business choose an appropriate delivery model and balanced risk allocation.
Are you, like most in-house counsel, under pressure to contain legal costs?
Did you realise that the most successful in-house counsel in Australia are now applying the principles of legal project management (LPM) to ensure that their external legal service providers achieve desirable outcomes within a specified time frame?
Unlike other project management training conducted in Australian law firms, our LPM training is designed by lawyers specifically for large-scale litigation, major transactions and large internal projects.
ACC Australia Members are invited to view Wesfarmers' extensive collection of Australian art displayed in its new Perth CBD premises.
Baker & McKenzie and the ACC Australia are running the 2016 Commercial Contract Law Series for in-house counsel. Each session focuses on the law and practice of a specific commercial contracting topic area - Liquidated damages and other contractual remedies for delay.
This seminar will cover the key issues faced in each of trademark, 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.
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.
At this session, Julian Grenfell, Legal Counsel, Adelaide Brighton Ltd, will speak about the pros and cons of doing litigation in-house.
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ACC Australia Members and peers are invited to join us for a special preview night of "Constellation Garden" with artists Jennyfer Stratman and Helen di Tomasso at Manyung Gallery on Wednesday, 9 November. Refreshments and canapes will be served. Numbers are limited for this event.
Join us for an evening of constructive and relevant discussion that will reflect a diverse range of views and opinions and give an insight into the joys, sorrows and challenges of working as an in-house lawyer in different industries.
Baker & McKenzie and the ACC Australia are running the 2016 Commercial Contract Law Series for in-house counsel. Each session focuses on the law and practice of a specific commercial contracting topic area - liquidated damages and other contractual remedies for delay.
One of the most contentious areas of Legal Professional Privilege (LPP) is the extent to which advice provided by in house lawyers is protected. In this session, Paul D Evans, State Solicitor of Western Australia, shares his insight and experiences on this contentious area with a particular focus on in house government lawyers. Paul will offer some key practice guidelines to help invoke and maintain LPP for in house lawyers.
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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