2021 ALAA Conference

2021 ALAA Conference Sunday 4 July – Tuesday 6 July 2021 **CALL FOR ABSTRACTS OPEN** Conference theme: Boldly Academic: Defining, Supporting and Celebrating Legal Scholarship The ALAA conference will be jointly hosted by The University of Sydney Law School and University of Technology Sydney Law Faculty. The conference will be a hybrid model, with all conference …

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 …

Corporate Law Teachers Association Conference

Corporate Law Teachers Association Conference Sunday 7 February 2021 – Tuesday 9 February 2021 **REGISTRATION OPEN** Sydney Law School invites you to join us at the annual Corporate Law Teachers Association conference. The conference will involve a hybrid offering of online participation (through Zoom) for those who can’t attend in person due to COVID restrictions, …

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 …