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Aug 24, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

FTCA and Other Civil Rights Claims - Immigration Enforcement & Damages Actions (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Increased immigration enforcement is likely to include enforcement practices that give rise to damages actions.  Claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act, Bivens, and Section 1983 are important tools to combat abusive enforcement practices and ensuring that federal and local law enforcement abide by their constitutional obligations. This program will give a general overv...

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Practising Law Institute
Aug 25, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Tech Startups: Navigating the Legal Maze

Des Moines, Iowa, USA
This CLE will review legal technological issues start up companies deal with such as mobile applications, website agreements, and web development. This presentation reviews these issues to provide a workable framework attorneys can use to help identify opportunities and issues their clients may have

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Drake Law School
Sep 1, 2017

Seminar

Session 1: Wills, Estates and Family Law Update

Cairns, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law

A must attend annual event, our 10 CPD Points in One Day is back for its 6th consecutive year. Join members of the judiciary, accredited specialists and expert barristers and solicitors who will examine 10 of the most important issues facing practitioners today, all while you gain your mandatory core area CPD units. Book for the whole day or ju...

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Sep 1, 2017

Seminar

Session 2: CPD Mandatory Areas

Cairns, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units including:
1 CPD unit in Practical Legal Ethics
1 CPD unit in Practice Management & Business Skills
1 CPD unit in Professional Skills

A must attend annual event, our 10 CPD Points in One Day is back for its 6th consecutive year. Join members of the judiciary, accredited specialists and expert barristers and solicitors who will examine 10 of the most impo...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 1, 2017

Seminar

Session 3: Commercial and Property Law and Roundup

Cairns, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law

Chair: His Hon. Dean Morzone QC, Cairns District Court

Business Structures, Buy/ Sell Agreements and Business Succession

- Common structures for business interests
- Funding sources for buy/ sell deeds
- When to use a buy/ sell deed
- Issues to consider when preparing a shareholder agreement
- Why business succession p...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Estate Planning Challenges: Super, Children and Business

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Legal Knowledge

Chair: Michael Klatt, Partner, Mullins Lawyers; Accredited Specialist in Succession Law, Best Lawyers 2018, Wealth Management / Succession Planning Practice; Preeminent, Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyer, Doyle's Guide 2016

-Superannuation Changes and How they Affect Estate Planning
Presented by Peter Vilaysack, Senior Lawyer, EY Law<...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Administrative Decision Making Since Li

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Legal Knowledge

The Li decision allows for further exploration of what constitutes a reasonable decision and explores when to apply 'unreasonableness to a decision which lacks an evident and intelligible justification'. This practical and informative session reviews decision making since Li to see if there is now a default standard for decision making, and if ...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Session 1: Staff Headaches and How to Cure Them

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Legal Knowledge

Schools face countless challenges and risks. On top of so many other responsibilities you have to manage staff conduct and absences, maintain privacy and data security, deal with complex parenting issues, and navigate challenging discrimination issues. It's not easy, but our legal experts will help you manage it all.

A Wild Night Out: Wh...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Session 2: Parent, Pupil and Privacy Problems

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Legal Knowledge

Chair: Scott Wedgwood, Partner, Barry.Nilsson.; Accredited Family Law Specialist; Leading Family & Divorce Lawyer, Doyle's Guide 2017; Best Lawyers 2018, Family Law

1 Student, 2 Parents, 1 Step-Parent, 3 Grandparents, 2 Carers and They're all Demanding Something Different from You: What Now?

- Navigating difficult family issues in...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Duty, Bias and Delegations in Decision Making

PERTH, Australia
There’s no way around it: government officers and lawyers making and writing decisions have to keep up to date and stay on top of their game if they want to make rock solid decisions that will stand up to even the highest levels of scrutiny. Understand how to make concrete, defensible decisions that avoid unconscious bias all while upholding your duty of care. Take theory into practise by attendin...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Modern Estate Planning

Perth, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD points in Competency Area 4: Substantive Law

"There is no such thing as a one-issue-client."
What may seem like a straightforward estate planning matter can quickly spiral into complexity. You must be prepared to manage issues involving stepchildren, gifts and loans from parents, and business considerations, all of which can easily muddy the waters. And if you're no...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Complex Estate Disputes and Conflicts

Perth, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD points in Competency Area 4: Substantive Law

A complex estate dispute can involve everything from challenging conflicts involving foreign jurisdictions, assets and beneficiaries to sensitive disputes related to the elderly to messy family provision claims. Ensure you're up to date on how it all fits together so you're prepared for even the most challenging disputes and...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

Seminar

Women In Law Forum: Leadership and Advancement

Perth, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD points including:
1 point in Competency Area 1: Practice Management
1 point in Competency Area 2: Professional Skills
1 point in Competency Area 3: Ethics & Professional Responsibility

"If trailblazing were easy the road would be paved." Share an afternoon with some of Perth's most inspiring women talking leadership, communication skills and rising to the top....

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 6, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Electronic Discovery Nuts & Bolts 2017

New York, New York, USA
Learn the basics of e-discovery law and practice.  E-discovery permeates nearly every facet of litigation today, and attorneys tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must recognize the nuances and technicalities involved.  Join our faculty of experienced e-discovery practitioners to gain the tools and strategies to efficiently and competently navigate the...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend With the Title III federal public crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act finally becoming fully effective in May 2016 and a new administration, what does the future hold for marketplace lending and crowdfunding?  Will it be a boom or bust?  Will Regulation A+ start to pick up speed and grow into the potential many predicted?  Will Marketplace Lending finally h...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Securities Filings 2017: Practical Guidance in a Changing Environment

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend This popular two-day program will analyze in detail the forms used for filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”), and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”), with particular emphasis on the mechanics of and timing for assembling particular filings. Each segment of the program will incorporate practical tips...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend While the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope repres...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Political Activities 2017: Complying with Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Please note: this program does not offer legal ethics credit. Federal and state lobbying, campaign finance and ethics rules are changing, making compliance with those laws more challenging than ever. Congressional ethics rules, the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and pay-to-play laws place additional responsibilities on companies and their executives and directors. To stay current on the latest deve...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Industrial Relations Since Aurizon: Where to From Here?

Perth, Australia
Come and hear from the bench of the Fair Work Commission and the WA Industrial Relations Commission. Understand the implications and practical impacts of the Aurizon decision on collective bargaining and review procedural traps and the latest statutory developments impacting your practice.

Chair: The Honourable Jennifer Smith, Acting President, Western Australia Industrial Relations Commiss...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Critical Contract Clauses: Avoiding Risk

PERTH, Australia
Examine some of the most important risk related clauses that can make or break your contracts. Gain updates on the latest developments in contract law in key areas that impact risk in commercial transactions, including competition and consumer law, IP issues, insurance and indemnities and insolvency, all while considering example clauses that can reduce risk in your contracts.

Chair: Craig...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Critical Contract Clauses: Avoiding Risk

PERTH, Australia
Examine some of the most important risk related clauses that can make or break your contracts. Gain updates on the latest developments in contract law in key areas that impact risk in commercial transactions, including competition and consumer law, IP issues, insurance and indemnities and insolvency, all while considering example clauses that can reduce risk in your contracts.

Chair: Craig...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Workers’ Compensation: Assessments, Elections and Updates

PERTH, Australia
Your comprehensive toolkit for a well-rounded workers’ compensation practice ready and waiting for you. The latest updates. The technical practice and procedure. The medical perspective from a renowned occupational physician. You can’t miss program.

Chair: Stephen Williams, Partner, Insurance & Risk, Employment & Workplace Safety, Kott Gunning

How to Get the Most for Your Client: Ass...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

CPD Core Competency Areas for Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

PERTH, Australia
Get your core competency points out of the way early whilst attending a practical seminar that specifically focuses on issues and insights that are key to a successful workers’ compensation practice. Sidestep the traps that can trip you up, ensure you’re on top of costs considerations and escape potentially disastrous errors and conflicts of interests.

Chair: Marco Tedeschi, Barrister Fran...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Franchising: Regulatory Developments and Enforcement Disputes

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Legal Knowledge

Chair: Elizabeth Gore-Jones, Principal, The Franchise & Business Lawyers; Committee Member, Law Society Franchise Specialist Committee

NEW LEGISLATION: Franchisor Liability for Franchisee Workplace Contravention: The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017
Consider the impact of this proposed legislation on franc...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Conveyancing: Approvals, Auctions and Audits

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Legal Knowledge

Conveyancing can be straightforward, but when things go awry you have to be fully prepared to set things right or face the consequences. Delve into some of the challenging and extraordinary circumstances that don't arise with every conveyancing matter, but that can cause serious damage to your clients and your practice when they do erupt.

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Running A Civil Claim for Institutional Abuse Matter

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Legal Knowledge

Chair: Yvette McLaughlin, Partner, Sparke Helmore Lawyers; Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law

Mandatory Reporting Requirements

- History of mandatory reporting rules
- Current mandatory reporting rules in QLD
- How mandatory reporting rules are applicable to civil claims
- Future developments: calls to expand 'm...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 7, 2017

Seminar

Women in Law: Influence and Advancement

Brisbane, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units including:

Practical Legal Ethics
Countering Unconscious Gender Bias
Institutional unconscious bias towards women is prevalent in the legal profession. When confronted with individual instances of unconscious bias, for example with a client or in the workplace, how can we react constructively?

Moderated by Her Honour Magistrate Previtera, Brisbane Ma...

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Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

48th Annual Estate Planning Institute

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Significant federal transfer tax and related income tax developments may occur during the first eight months of the Trump Administration, including the possible repeal of the federal estate tax.  The program will review any such transfer tax developments, and discuss how they may impact estate, trust and income tax planning, and how they may impact the administration of ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2017: The California Difference

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend This full-day event addresses key issues confronted by employees, employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California State law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about prote...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 11, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

International Tax Issues 2017

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Why You Should Attend As the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions.  These international tax rules affect not only large U.S. and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other com...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2017: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Chicago, Illinois, USA
CLICK HERE FOR HOMEWORK All homework for your technology section must be completed and submitted upon registering onsite at the program.  This advanced program is designed for private or corporate and other in-house practitioners with patent experience who wish to improve their general claim drafting and amendment writing skills. By way of homework and classroom sample problems and solutions...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 12, 2017

Seminar

Contract Drafting: Eliminating Mistakes and Managing Risk

Sydney, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law

Chair: Gregory Martin, Partner, Martin Bullock Lawyers

Contract Formation: Letters of Intent, Heads of Agreement and Memoranda of Understanding

- Preliminary agreements
- Elements required for a binding contract
- Masters v Cameron and the classes of preliminary agreements
- Tips for effective preparation of preliminary a...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 12, 2017

Seminar

Competition and Consumer Law: A Brave New World

Melbourne, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law

Australia's biggest shakeup in competition and consumer law in decades will have a profound and immediate impact. Get up to speed in one afternoon with 4 concise, practical sessions from leading experts in the field who will break down the most important parts of the reforms.

Chair: David Brewster, Legal Director, Coles

Misuse of ...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 12, 2017

Seminar

Residential Property Transactions: Tax, Owners Corporations and Updates

Melbourne, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units

With the new tax regime coming to place in July 2017 this is the perfect opportunity to get a better understanding of the new tax requirements, prepare for tricky owners corporation issues, pick up some valuable tips to prepare your practice for the inevitable arrival of online settlements and catch up on the latest cases.

Chair: Anne Marie Gasbarro, Partn...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 12, 2017

Seminar

Decision Making: Rights, Resources and Review

Melbourne, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law

Recent cases and trends have shaken up decision making in Victoria. Critical developments flowing from the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities will have a sweeping impact on administrative law. Government authorities making more and more decisions based on their lack of resources can lead to complex and challenging disputes. Recent cas...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 12, 2017

Seminar

Rise of the Drones: Liability for Government and Businesses

Sydney, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law

The global market for commercial drones is estimated to grow to $127 billion by 2020, bringing with it significant implications for private and government entities. The rapidly growing market is being matched by a quickly evolving legal landscape. Get the latest on drone law directly from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and leading lawyers ...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 13, 2017

Seminar

Food Law Forum: Advertising, Safety and IP Issues

Sydney, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law

Chair: Fiona Darwen, Senior Corporate Counsel, Nestle Australia

Understanding the Food/Therapeutic Goods Interface: Where is the Line in the Sand?

- Legal definitions
- Distinctions between foods and therapeutic goods generally
- Therapeutic claims v health claims in foods
- The difference between an FSMP and a medicine
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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 13, 2017

Seminar

Associate and Senior Associate : Making It to Partner

Sydney, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units including:
- 1 unit in Ethics & Professional Responsibility
- 1 unit in Practice Management & Business Skills
- 1 unit in Professional Skills

Chair: Luke Geary, Managing Partner, Salvos Legal

Practice Management & Business Skills
How to Succeed in a Competitive Environment: What No One is Telling You

- Don't get left behind: where the le...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2017 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Why You Should Attend Although the economy is improving and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in decline due to rising home values, financially marginalized people still file bankruptcy in disproportionate numbers.  Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand.  There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at ...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 13, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Hedge Fund Management 2017

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend  At this program, our expert faculty will focus on common structures for hedge funds, SEC priorities for and the regulatory environment surrounding hedge funds, and the day to day operational issues of running a hedge fund operation. The faculty will also explore strategies for addressing issues for when a hedge fund is in distress, issues relating to expansion into the...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 14, 2017

CLE - Live Seminar

Think Like a Lawyer, Talk Like a Geek 2017: Get Fluent in Technology

New York, New York, USA
Why You Should Attend Your client has advised you that it is creating a retail marketing website serving the U.S. and Europe.  They need advice on contract negotiations with the website developer, compliance with U.S. credit card standards, compliance with privacy standards in the E.U. and strategies for keeping the website secure from hackers.   Are you ready to lead these discussi...

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Practising Law Institute
Sep 14, 2017

Seminar

Redefining Employment - Security, Pay and Rights in the Modern Workplace

London, United Kingdom
Held in the context of the Taylor Review into Modern Employment and Select Committee inquiries into employment in the ‘gig economy’, and the future of work and workers’ rights, this event will bring together policymakers and key stakeholders to discuss and debate priorities for reform of employment rights and practices and consider how new ways of working are challenging traditional notions of emp...

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Policy-UK
Sep 14, 2017

Seminar

Key issues in clinical negligence: funding, early intervention and the future of NHS Resolution

London, United Kingdom
This seminar will assess key issues in clinical negligence, including the role of NHS Resolution.

Delegates will consider the implementation of NHS Resolution’s five year strategy Delivering fair resolution and learning from harm, which sets out objectives for prevention, improving safety, resolving concerns fairly and managing NHS resources effectively.

Attendees will also discuss t...

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Westminster Forum Projects
Sep 14, 2017

Seminar

Franchising: Developments, Disputes and Debates

Melbourne, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law

Legislative developments, disputes and debates are having a significant impact on the franchising sector. Analyse new legislation and recent regulatory developments; dissect the current debate regarding industry standards and developments, and explore common areas in dispute.

Chair: Maria Robinson, State Manager, BOQ; VIC/TAS State Presi...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 14, 2017

Seminar

Director and Officer Duties and Personal Liability: Troubled Waters Ahead

Melbourne, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law

Avoid personal exposure for you, your organisation or your clients. Huge changes are afoot for directors with forthcoming legislative reforms, ASIC's ongoing expectation for directors to be good corporate citizens and the expanding scope of statutory duties for directors and their key advisors. Keep up or possibly experience problems.

Ch...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 14, 2017

Seminar

Decision Making and Reason Writing

Sydney, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law

The Li decision allows for further exploration into what constitutes a reasonable decision and when to apply 'unreasonableness to a decision which lacks an evident and intelligible justification'. Statutory Construction is a perennial issue and decision making by the Immigration Assessment Authority (IAA) and privacy have come under the spotlig...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 14, 2017

Seminar

8th Annual Asbestos and Secondary Claims

Sydney, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units including:
2 units in Substantive Law
1 unit in Professional Skills

Asbestos and secondary litigation continues apace with the number of asbestos-related, mesothelioma and silica claims being made. Hear from the latest member appointment to the Dust Diseases Tribunal of New South Wales, The Honourable Judge Russell, leading medical experts and practitioners...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 14, 2017

Seminar

Session 1: Content, Advertising and Employment Issues

Sydney, Australia
Attend earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law

Chair: Georgina Waite, Head of Business Affairs, Australian Broadcasting Corporation

It's not the Size of the Camera but how you use it: Content Gathering and the Law

- Avoiding legal risk in collecting information and images
- Trespass and entering private or public land
- Use of drones, cameras, and recording and surveillance ...

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Sep 14, 2017

Seminar

Session 2: Film and Tv Contracts and Offsets

Sydney, Australia
Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law

Chair: Jane Supit, Head of Legal Services, Screen Australia

Australian Tax Offsets for Film, TV and Online Productions

- Analysis of the three offsets: location PDV and producer offsets
- Administering offsets: Division 376 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
- Additional tax legislation and policy: rules, guidelines, and ...

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Legalwise Seminars
Sep 15, 2017

Seminar

Not-For-Profits and Charities: Regulatory and Compliance Forum

Sydney, Australia
Attend and earn 4 CPD units in Substantive Law

Hear from the ACNC on regulatory requirements, take a deep dive into ATO tax exemptions, gain insight into the office bearers' duties and legal liabilities, and learn how to protect valuable assets and intellectual property for the future.

Chair: Sally Ascroft, General Counsel/ Company Secretary, Mission Australia

- KEYNOTE PRESEN...

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