Commuter CLE Podcast

    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:

    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:

    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:

    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:

    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:

    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:

    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:

    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:

    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:

    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
     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
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