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  • 26 Jul 16

    NSW: 3D printing and copyright: yet another threat for copyright owners

    This event will look at the impact of 3D printing particularly in relation to the enforcement of copyright.

    Secure parking spaces are available by prior arrangement.


  • 27 Jul 16

    NSW: How to structure corporate compliance: Chain of Responsibility and Environmental Planning requirements

    In addition to corporations law compliance, corporations and their executive officers are increasingly subject to compliance obligations by virtue of their operations. Two rapidly growing areas of regulation that apply to companies across sectors (often without them realising it) are the heavy vehicle road transport Chain of Responsibility and environmental planning and protection regimes.

    This session will highlight the extent of obligations owed by corporations and their executive officers and discuss the compliance frameworks that need to be put in place to comply and avoid liability.


  • 28 Jul 16

    VIC: Corporate Governance – Tips and traps - Heads of Agreement and other preliminary agreements

    Heads of agreement and preliminary agreements are commonly used these days but are they being used correctly? Presenter, William Khong, will work through the considerations for, and implications on, entering into such an agreement as well as providing some practical points on the usage of such an agreement.


  • 3 Aug 16

    SA: Breakfast Snapshot- (Trying to) live with administrators

    The Arrium group of companies was placed into administration in early April 2016. During that time the administrators have continued to operate the businesses, and they are currently preparing them a sale later this year, but otherwise it’s supposed to be “business as usual”. Francis will share some of his insights of this experience, including tales of wonder and shocking surprises about how administrators work, the limbo nature of legal positions, and the (as-yet undetermined adjective) of what life is like living with administrators running the company.


  • 3 Aug 16

    QLD: 2016 Half-day Corporate Counsel Seminar

    The Half-Day Corporate Counsel Seminar 2016 will cover: negotiation tactics; the new unfair contracts regime; managing big data: IP, contract and regulation; and the strategic management of a dispute. Attendees can receive up to 4 CPD points.


  • 4 Aug 16

    VIC: Managing Property Portfolios – Tips and Traps

    Managing property portfolios can be incredibly complex. In this seminar, Richard Skopal and Joseph Monaghan will discuss tips to acquiring property and managing property portfolios in-house, and will also explore the issues associated with tenants, tenant leases and common property.


  • 4 Aug 16

    NSW: Conducting an investigation: best practice tips for in-house counsel

    In-house counsel are increasingly called upon to undertake or manage internal investigations concerning a variety of issues including misappropriation of company assets and funds, fraudulent conduct, allegation of bribery or corruption, workplace bullying, harassment and discrimination. Recent cases show that mishandling an investigation can create just as much liability for an employer as the conduct being investigated.

    In this interactive session, the presenters will provide practical guidance in relation to the investigation of serious and sensitive allegations, the effective management of organisational risk and the avoidance of common investigation pitfalls.


  • 5 Aug 16

    WA: Women in Leadership - Building confidence and courage

    Inkling Women are partnering with ACC to deliver a series of half-day workshops focussed on driving gender equity and empowering women to lead. The workshops will be energetic, interactive and inspirational, with a focus on building awareness and motivation. Participants will also learn about practical tips to increase their own confidence and effectiveness at work.


  • 9 Aug 16

    SA 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


  • 9 Aug 16

    VIC: Conducting an investigation: best practice tips for in-house counsel

    In-house counsel are increasingly called upon to undertake or manage internal investigations concerning a variety of issues including misappropriation of company assets and funds, fraudulent conduct, allegation of bribery or corruption, workplace bullying, harassment and discrimination. Recent cases show that mishandling an investigation can create just as much liability for an employer as the conduct being investigated.

    In this session, the presenters will provide practical guidance in relation to the investigation of serious and sensitive allegations, the effective management of organisational risk and the avoidance of common investigation pitfalls.


  • 10 Aug 16

    NSW: Half-day Corporate Counsel Seminar 2016

    The Half-Day Corporate Counsel Seminar 2016 will cover four topics. After the sessions, there will be lunch will be provided and the opportunity to network. Attendees can receive up to 4 CPD points.


  • 10 Aug 16

    WA: Your duty or our duty? Protecting your organisation from an accessorial liability claim

    Whether your organisation engages contractors for large scale projects, through a formal procurement process or only utilises labour hire companies to fill holes in your current workforce, this session is essential for all legal counsel to avoid potential contraventions of the Fair Work Act provisions and mitigate the risks in your supply chain.


  • 16 Aug 16

    VIC: Cyber Risk

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  • 16 Aug 16

    NSW: How China's new five year plan will affect your business

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  • 17 Aug 16

    VIC: Half-day Corporate Counsel Seminar

    The Half-Day Corporate Counsel Seminar 2016 is open to ACC Australia full members. Topics include: negotiation tactics, the new unfair contracts regime, and the strategic management of a dispute. After the sessions, there will be lunch will be provided and the opportunity to network. Attendees can receive up to 4 CPD points.


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