Commercial Bar Events & CPDs

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Directors and conflicts of duty: Multiple directorships, nominee directorships, group company directorships

Commercial Bar Association
15Aug

The law concerning duties of persons holding multiple directorships (including of group companies and competing companies) and nominee directorships continues to evolve. Associate Professor Langford has recently published Company Directors' Duties and Conflicts of Interest (OUP, 2019), analysing the law across several jurisdictions. In this seminar, she will speak about the key principles, focussing on Australian law.

Speaker(s): 
Carl Moller (Chair), Associate Professor Rosemary Teele Langford (Melbourne University Law School)
When: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Financial Services Law and Enforcement after the Banking Royal Commission

5Jun

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This seminar will examine the seismic changes in this field arising from recent legislative reform and ASIC’s greater focus on litigation. It will consider the types of enforcement actions that are likely to brought in the future against Australian Financial Services Licence holders, company directors, and directors of superannuation trustee companies, and include practical tips for counsel and practitioners advising clients subject to regulatory action.

Speaker(s): 
The Honourable Justice Mark Moshinsky (Chair); Lucinda Hill (Ashurst), Catherine Button QC & Daniel Crennan QC (Deputy Chair, ASIC)
When: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
305 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

The Lacrosse Cladding Case

22May

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The Lacrosse cladding case was the first case in Australia dealing with combustible cladding in high rise buildings.  In this CPD Session Jeremy Twigg QC will present a paper on case management of this complex case and Romauld Andrew will present a paper on issues of liability.

With drinks in the Library to follow the event.

Speaker(s): 
David McAndrew QC (Chair); Jeremy Twigg QC & Romauld Andrew
When: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 17:15 to 18:45
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;
22May
Event

Following on from our breakfast briefing, the Corporate Counsel Engagement Working Group are now seeking expressions of interest from Counsel who wish to participate in the Pilot. 

Disputes in Sport – a number of perspectives

19Mar

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In recent years, sports have faced integrity dilemmas from cobalt, the Essendon doping saga, genetics and gender-identity, live-baiting, match fixing, “sandpaper-gate” and most recently Weir, to name a few. 

In this Q&A style seminar, we have three highly regarded practitioners giving their views from their side of the field.  Respectively, highly experienced tribunal member, counsel assisting and lawyer for the athlete. 

This will be an interactive session designed towards an open discussion on issues faced by sports law practitioners today.

*Please note this is attendance only.

Speaker(s): 
Ben Ihle (Chair); Jack Rush RFD QC, Jeff Gleeson QC & Laura Sigal (AFL Players Association)
When: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 17:00 to 19:00
2 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;