CLA Seminars

      Speaker:

      Nicholas Mirzai, Level 22 Chambers

      Topic:

      Security interests on the occurrence of insolvency.
      Issues before the courts.
      What you don’t hear about.

      This presentation formed part of PPSA Master Class on 9 March 2018

      Venue:

      NSW State Library


    PPSA Master Class - Security interests on the occurrence of insolvency

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
      Speaker:

      Helena Busljeta, Special Counsel, KWM

      Topic:

      Registration on the PPSR: what legal practitioners need to know.
      The PPSR registration process is highly prescriptive and errors are easy to make.
      This session will provide practical guidance on:
      • how to make an effective registration
      • what to do if a registration is ineffective 

      This presentation formed part of PPSA Master Class on 9 March 2018

       Venue:

      NSW State Library

    PPSA Master Class - Registration on the PPSR

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
      Speaker:

      Jacqueline Downes, Partner, Allens

       

      Topic:

      The Harper changes — implications for misuse of market power

      A practical look at conduct that may be captured by the revised law.

      Some issues that will be covered:

      • Identifying relevant ‘markets’ and market power

      • Inferring purpose where there is no effect

      • Implications of removing the mandatory factors

      • How to assess a substantial lessening of competition for unilateral conduct


      This presentation formed part of ‘The Harper Reforms: What you need to know’ halfday seminar on 11 August, 2017.

    The Harper changes — implications for misuse of market power

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
      Speaker:

      Marcus Bezzi, Executive General Manager, Competition Enforcement, ACCC

       

      Topic:

      ACCC enforcement and compliance priorities

      Key competition priorities for 2017/2018 include:

      • Serious cartels

      • Commercial construction

      • Agriculture

      • Financial services

      • Online issues including access to data and parity clauses


      This presentation formed part of ‘The Harper Reforms: What you need to know’ halfday seminar on 11 August, 2017.

    ACCC enforcement and compliance priorities

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
      Speaker:

      Katrina Groshinski, Partner, Minter Ellison

       

      Topic:

      The Harper changes — concerted practices, joint ventures and tying


      This presentation formed part of ‘The Harper Reforms: What you need to know’ halfday seminar on 11 August, 2017.

    The Harper changes — concerted practices, joint ventures and tying

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
      Speaker:

      The Hon Justice Michael Lee, Federal Court of Australia

       

      Topic:

      Multiplicity of class actions: a Judge’s perspective on managing competing claims and assessing proposed settlements


      This presentation formed part of the ‘Class Actions — Different Perspectives’ halfday seminar on 20 October, 2017.

    Multiplicity of class actions: a Judge’s perspective on managing competing claims and assessing proposed settlements

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
      Speaker:

      Odette McDonald, Director and Principal, Phi Finney McDonald

       

      Topic:

      Adverse costs: insurance policies as security for costs


      This presentation formed part of the ‘Class Actions — Different Perspectives’ halfday seminar on 20 October, 2017.

    Adverse costs: insurance policies as security for costs

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
      Speaker:

      Emily Dewberry, Mediator, DEWBERRY Mediations; Tim Finney, Director and Principal, Phi Finney McDonald; Wayne Attrill, Senior Investment Manager, IMF Bentham Limited; Jason Betts, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills; Brett Jordan, Senior Technical Claims Advisor, AIG

       

      Topic:

      Panel discussion: Stakeholder’s perspectives on class settlement negotiations


      This presentation formed part of the ‘Class Actions — Different Perspectives’ halfday seminar on 20 October, 2017.

    Panel discussion: Stakeholder’s perspectives on class settlement negotiations

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
      Speaker:

      Glenda Carry, Regulatory Compliance Solicitor, Professional Support Unit, Law Society of NSW

       

      Topic:

      When is a promise an undertaking?

      • What constitutes an undertaking?

      • The importance of having an 'undertakings policy'

      • Suggestions for effectively managing undertakings

      Client retainers — oral or written?

      • The importance of understanding the scope of the retainer

      (Relevant to the Professional Skills requirement in the Legal Profession Uniform CPD (Solicitors) Rules 2015)

       

      This presentation formed part of the ‘Mandatory CLE’ halfday seminar that took place on 24 March 2017.

    When is a promise an undertaking?

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
      Speaker:

      Dunstan D’Souza, Managing Partner, Colin Biggers & Paisley

       

      Topic:

      Issues arising in law firm management

      (Relevant to the Practice Management and Business Skills requirement in the Legal Profession Uniform CPD (Solicitors) Rules 2015)

       

      This presentation formed part of the ‘Mandatory CLE’ halfday seminar that took place on 24 March 2017.

    Issues arising in law firm management

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
      Speaker:

      Nicholas Mirzai, Level 22 Chambers; co-author Annotated Personal Property Security Act

       

      Topic:

      Litigation concerning the PPSA: lessons learnt and lessons to be learnt

      • Jurisprudence update: the position so far

      • Cases that have not been argued before the courts

      • The vesting provisions and the interaction between insolvency, events of default and the PPSA

      • How to avoid the courtroom: when to seek external advice and what to do with that advice.

       

      This presentation formed part of the ‘PPSA: Beyond the basics’ master class that took place on 17 March 2017.

    Litigation concerning the PPSA: lessons learnt and lessons to be learnt

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
      Speaker:

      Tony Coburn, Head, Australian Banking Regulatory team, Herbert Smith Freehills

       

      Topic:

      The PPSR: practical approaches to searching and registration

      • Making sense of a search from the PPSR.

      • What is capable of being misleading and ineffective?

      • Common errors in registration.

      • How to describe a grantor properly.

      • Traps when completing a financing statement.

      • Selecting the right collateral class.

      • How and when to include a collateral description.

      • Claiming a PMSI.

      • Tracing into proceeds.

       

      This presentation formed part of the ‘PPSA: Beyond the basics’ master class that took place on 17 March 2017.

    The PPSR: practical approaches to searching and registration

    Member Price: 55.00
    Non Member Price: $75.00
       Justice Nicola Pain, Land and Environment Court of NSW (Chair); John Atkin, Fenja Berglund, Michael Staunton, Jacinta Reid, Andrew Pickles, Anne Hemmings, Dr Steven Berveling, Janet McKelvey, Craig Leggat SC, Natasha Hammond, Martin Place Chambers

      3.45pm Session 6
      Relevance of approval authorities in the development process: integrated developments
      Speakers:
      Craig Leggat SC and Natasha Hammond, Martin Place Chambers

    Property and Planning Law 2015 Conference Session 6

    Member Price: 59.00
    Non Member Price: $99.00
       Justice Nicola Pain, Land and Environment Court of NSW (Chair); John Atkin, Fenja Berglund, Michael Staunton, Jacinta Reid, Andrew Pickles, Anne Hemmings, Dr Steven Berveling, Janet McKelvey, Craig Leggat SC, Natasha Hammond, Martin Place Chambers

      2.30pm Session 5
      Compulsory acquisition 101
      Speakers:
      Janet McKelvey, Martin Place Chambers

    Property and Planning Law 2015 Conference Session 5

    Member Price: 59.00
    Non Member Price: $99.00
       Justice Nicola Pain, Land and Environment Court of NSW (Chair); John Atkin, Fenja Berglund, Michael Staunton, Jacinta Reid, Andrew Pickles, Anne Hemmings, Dr Steven Berveling, Janet McKelvey, Craig Leggat SC, Natasha Hammond, Martin Place Chambers

      1.30pm Session 4
      Illegal building work
      Speaker:
      Dr Steven Berveling, Martin Place Chambers

    Property and Planning Law 2015 Conference Session 4

    Member Price: 59.00
    Non Member Price: $99.00
       Justice Nicola Pain, Land and Environment Court of NSW (Chair); John Atkin, Fenja Berglund, Michael Staunton, Jacinta Reid, Andrew Pickles, Anne Hemmings, Dr Steven Berveling, Janet McKelvey, Craig Leggat SC, Natasha Hammond, Martin Place Chambers

      11.30am Session 3
      Reducing the cost of litigation: how to facilitate just, quick and cheap determination 
      of proceedings
      Speakers:
      Andrew Pickles and Anne Hemmings, Martin Place Chambers

    Property and Planning Law 2015 Conference Session 3

    Member Price: 59.00
    Non Member Price: $99.00
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