Law & Business seminar: Commercial leasing and the COVID-19 reforms

Law & Business seminar: Commercial leasing and the COVID-19 reforms This webinar will discuss the operation of reforms to commercial leasing arrangements. The panel will discuss current issues arising in lease renegotiations and consider different approaches being taken by both large and small landlords and tenants. The panel will also consider how leasing disputes are …

China-Australia FTA after COVID-19: Tariff to Technology

China-Australia FTA after COVID-19: Tariff to Technology This event focuses on legal issues regarding both the classical and the new model when exporting Australian products to China. Classical trade liberalisation is driven by manufacturers and governments. This is because the existing global value chain is largely based on the comparative advantage of production, and WTO …

Law & Business seminar: Continuous disclosure laws in Australia

Law & Business seminar: Continuous disclosure laws in Australia This free webinar features a panel discussing the current state and potential reform of Australia’s continuous disclosure laws. Chair: Jason Harris, Professor of Corporate Law, Sydney Law School Discussion panel: Dr Kym Sheehan, Senior Lecturer, Sydney Law School Christian Gergis, Head of Policy, Australian Institute of Company …

National Security Law of Hong Kong: Legal and Social Implications

National Security Law of Hong Kong: Legal and Social Implications Presented by the China Studies Centre in partnership with the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law and the Media@Sydney Seminar Series at the University of Sydney. On July the 1st, 1997, the sovereignty of Hong Kong was reverted to China on the model of “one country, two systems,” guaranteed by …

Law & Business seminar: Re-packing the Pre-pack? What future for connected party sales in administration?

Law & Business seminar: Re-packing the Pre-pack? What future for connected party sales in administration? The pre-packaged administration has evolved to become a key tool in the UK Insolvency Practitioner’s toolkit. Often viewed as a controversial process, especially when involving sales to a connected party, a range of industry-led measures were introduced in 2015 to …

Corporate Governance Consideration during the COVID-19 – A Taiwanese Lesson of Corporate Social Responsibility and the Director’s Duty

Corporate Governance Consideration during the COVID-19 – A Taiwanese Lesson of Corporate Social Responsibility and the Director’s Duty During the pandemic, companies have activated their business differently and followed restrictions issued by authorities. How should the board of directors react to this crisis with the best interests of the company, will this crisis change the …

Law & Business Seminar: The Ever Expanding Compliance Obligations of Australian Directors

Law & Business Seminar: The Ever Expanding Compliance Obligations of Australian Directors This webinar will consider the range of legal compliance risks for company directors. Speakers: Matt Egerton-Warburton, Partner, Gadens Sydney Matt is a Partner in the Corporate Team. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity capital markets and general corporate advisory work. …

Beyond the Pandemic: New Frontiers in Asia-Pacific International Dispute Resolution

Beyond the Pandemic: New Frontiers in Asia-Pacific International Dispute Resolution What are the current and potential repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, for international dispute resolution especially in the Asia-Pacific region? What are the impacts on regional supply chains and FDI? Will foreign investors really be able to bring many ISDS claims under investment treaties against …

Law & Business Seminar: Reshaping Insolvency and Restructuring in the UK

Law & Business Seminar: Reshaping Insolvency and Restructuring in the UK – The Emperor’s New Clothes? This free webinar will consider the recently announced reforms to UK insolvency and restructuring laws. The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020 proposes to make sweeping changes to corporate debt restructuring by introducing a new stand-alone moratorium, a new …