2020 ACCEL Distinguished Speaker Lecture: “First Law a gift to healing and transforming Just Us!”

2020 ACCEL Distinguished Speaker Address: “First Law a gift to healing and transforming Just Us!” Speakers:  – Adjunct Professor Anne Poelina, Nyikina Warrwa Traditional Custodian  – Marlikka Perdrisat, Nyikina Warrwa and Wangkumara Barkindji (Indigenous Australian)   Short Biographies Dr Anne Poelina, Managing Director of Madjulla Inc., Chair of the Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council Dr Poelina …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Singapore’s insolvency reforms

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Singapore’s insolvency reforms This webinar will discuss Singapore’s Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 (which commenced in July 2020). Our speaker will discuss the main features of the law, as well as COVID specific insolvency reforms (including simplified liquidation). Our presenter is Aurelio Gurrea-Martínez, Assistant Professor of Law …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: SME Restructuring and Insolvency

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: SME Restructuring and Insolvency This webinar will discuss proposed reforms to assist small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with dealing with financial distress through restructuring and insolvency processes. SMEs make up a large part of the economy, and yet many small businesses face difficulties navigating through insolvency and restructuring …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Judicial oversight of insolvency practitioner discretions

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Judicial oversight of insolvency practitioner discretions In this webinar, we discuss explores the use of discretion exercised by insolvency practitioners in making commercial decisions, and the grounds on which they may be challenged in court. Presenter: Dr John Wood, Lecturer, School of Law and Social Science, University of …

Australian Equality and Law Forum 2020

Australian Equality and Law Forum 2020 This Forum offers a unique opportunity to discuss and debate emerging issues in Australian equality and discrimination law. The Forum will bring together leading scholars, practitioners, and representatives from government, equality bodies, unions, employers, not-for-profits and other organisations to promote dialogue around some of the most challenging issues in …

Ross Parsons Centre, Downtown Law and Business Webinar: So It’s Just Random Then? Challenges to Judicial Co-Operation in the EU – Perspectives from the JCOERE Project

Ross Parsons Centre, Downtown Law and Business Webinar: So It’s Just Random Then? Challenges to Judicial Co-Operation in the EU – Perspectives from the JCOERE Project This webinar will discuss a major cross-border insolvency research project that is being undertaken by University College Cork in Ireland. The project, JCOERE (Judicial Co-Operation supporting Economic Recovery in …

Sydney Law School 130th anniversary celebration

Sydney Law School 130th anniversary celebration! 1890-2020 Building on the past, inspiring the future   Dean and Head of School, Professor Simon Bronitt, invites you to attend a special virtual event to celebrate Sydney Law School’s 130-year anniversary on Thursday 5 November 2020. This event brings together students, alumni, staff, special guests and members of …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Employees duties under Ch2D of the Corporations Act

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Employees duties under Ch2D of the Corporations Act The Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) provides significant regulation of the behaviour of directors and officers, particularly through the duties outlined in Chapter 2D. Of those provisions, sections 182 and 183 also apply to ‘employees’, a term not defined in the Act. As …

The Public International Law Webinar Series

The Public International Law Webinar Series The organisers (the Sydney Centre for International Law, Fietta LLP (London), Essex Court Chambers (London), Essex Court Chambers Duxton (Singapore Group Practice), and Rajah & Tann (Singapore)) are pleased to invite you to attend a public international law webinar series that will bring together leading public international law practitioners, …