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  • 24 Feb 17

    ACC Australia Corporate Counsel Day SA 2017

    ACC Australia and local SA in-house counsel developed this intensive, one-day program because today’s companies require that their in-house counsel be effective managers and leaders, as well as excellent lawyers. The Corporate Counsel Day will provide you with the “soft skills” you need to succeed in a corporate legal environment.

    The program is designed to provide practical information for in-house lawyers who have or will soon have responsibility managing projects, teams, or a department.

    The Conference program will give you the opportunity to earn up to 6 CPD points, covering all categories of your CPD requirements


  • 28 Feb 17

    SA: The good, the bad and the Strategy - IP in changing times

    This seminar will provide experienced in-house counsel with a crash course on the legal framework, risk mitigation strategies and lessons from recent cases relating to trade marks, copyright, privacy and IP licensing and litigation.


  • 28 Feb 17

    ACT: Career development series: Investing in your career - modern goal setting techniques

    As part of the Career Development Series, ACC Australia invite you to attend a two-hour presentation on Investing in your career - modern goal setting techniques.


  • 1 Mar 17

    ACC Australia Corporate Counsel Day NSW 2017

    ACC Australia and local NSW in-house counsel developed this intensive, one-day program because today’s companies require that their in-house counsel be effective managers and leaders, as well as excellent lawyers. The Corporate Counsel Day will provide you with the “soft skills” you need to succeed in a corporate legal environment.

    The program is designed to provide practical information for in-house lawyers who have or will soon have responsibility managing projects, teams, or a department.

    The Conference program will give you the opportunity to earn up to 7 CPD points, covering all categories of your CPD requirements.


  • 2 Mar 17

    VIC: Supply chain transparency and liability for commercial lawyers

    Legislators and regulators around the world are responding to compliance problems in complex supply chains by introducing transparency laws and trying to hold all entities within supply chains accountable for non-compliances.

    This session will explore the concepts of supply chain transparency and responsibility, look at where and how these concepts interact and explain what all this means for Australian businesses and their advisers.


  • 9 Mar 17

    NSW: Competition with distributors: when do principals and agents compete?

    The High Court recently found that Flight Centre was in competition with its airline principals and was therefore subject to competition laws. This finding has significant implications for companies in any industry that sell direct and also use agents.

    This session will identify the key issues this decision raises for in-house counsel, and the considerations to be kept in mind in negotiating and advising the business on dual distribution arrangements as a result.


  • 9 Mar 17

    WA: Working with your marketing team to manage your company's brands

    In this seminar, the presenter will discuss common issues and how to avoid problems when selecting and managing your company’s brands. Topics covered include: registration – options, costs and best practice; protecting your brands online; and what your marketing team needs to know.


  • 14 Mar 17

    NSW: The good, the bad and the Strategy - IP in changing times

    This seminar will provide experienced in-house counsel with a crash course on the legal framework, risk mitigation strategies and lessons from recent cases relating to trade marks, copyright, privacy and IP licensing and litigation.


  • 15 Mar 17

    ACC Australia Corporate Counsel Day VIC 2017

    ACC Australia and local VIC in-house counsel developed this intensive, one-day program because today’s companies require that their in-house counsel be effective managers and leaders, as well as excellent lawyers. The Corporate Counsel Day will provide you with the “soft skills” you need to succeed in a corporate legal environment.

    The program is designed to provide practical information for in-house lawyers who have or will soon have responsibility managing projects, teams, or a department.

    The Conference program will give you the opportunity to earn up to 7 CPD points, covering all categories of your CPD requirements.


  • 16 Mar 17

    QLD: Protecting your confidential information

    As most organisations have confidential information and trade secrets, from time to time it becomes necessary to prevent former contractors or employees from misappropriating that confidential information.


  • 21 Mar 17

    NSW: Negotiation Tactics

    This seminar, hosted by Gilbert+Tobin, will provide in-house counsel with a range of tips, techniques and principles to optimise commercial negotiations, as well as busting some myths and laying out common traps to avoid.


  • 21 Mar 17

    VIC: De-mystifying the ACCC clearance process: What counsel need to know to advise C-Suite

    Given the risks and public profile surrounding any ACCC process, it has become critical for senior corporate counsel to understand how to navigate the clearance process, and associated risks. This session will provide key insights for corporate counsel about advising on competition clearance for transactions.


  • 22 Mar 17

    VIC: Innovation and the Legal Profession Overview

    Initially resistant to change, the legal profession seems to be trying to cram decades of change into just a few years. Suddenly lawyers are worried about artificial intelligence, offshoring and outsourcing, agile management techniques, bitcoin, smart contracts, the digitisation of legislation and regulation and capturing performance metrics. Are these changes going to affect how in-house counsel work? How should you respond to the dangers of innovation? Are you at risk of being replaced by a computer? Where are the opportunities for lawyers in this remarkable new world?


  • 23 Mar 17

    QLD: The good, the bad and the strategy - IP in changing times

    This seminar will provide experienced in-house counsel with a crash course on the legal framework, risk mitigation strategies and lessons from recent cases relating to trade marks, copyright, privacy and IP licensing and litigation.


  • 23 Mar 17

    NSW: Change4Legal™

    In a sector undergoing profound change, the Change4Legal workshop provides a framework and critical non-traditional skills and knowledge, to help in-house counsel lead change for themselves and their organisation.


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The Corporate Counsel Days 2017 have been confirmed as follows: South Australia - Friday, 24th Feb 2017; New South Wales - Wednesday, 1st March 2017; Victoria - Wednesday 15 March 2017


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