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 …

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 …

Ross Parsons Law & Business seminar: Schemes of arrangement and debt restructuring

Ross Parsons Law & Business seminar: Schemes of arrangement and debt restructuring This webinar will discuss the use of creditors’ schemes of arrangement to facilitate debt restructuring. The panel will discuss the recent introduction of a new procedure into the UK (Part 26A restructuring plan) which is based on the creditors’ scheme of arrangement. The …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Exploring the impact of bankruptcy and other consumer debt options

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Exploring the impact of bankruptcy and other consumer debt options Speaker: Nicola Howell, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology In this webinar, Nicola will present some initial results from her empirical study on the impact on debtors of different ‘treatment’ options for over-indebtedness, including bankruptcy, debt agreements …

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 …

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 …

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. …