International Insolvency Research Symposium: “Insolvency Current Issues”

International Insolvency Research Symposium: “Insolvency Current Issues” Online symposium: 12 July and 14 July 2022, 6-8pm AEST / 8-10am BST   Professor Jason Harris (University of Sydney), Catherine Robinson (University of Technology, Sydney), Chris Umfreville (Aston University) and Professor Peter Walton (University of Wolverhampton) are organising an online international insolvency research symposium. The event will …

Ross Parsons Centre Law and Business seminar: Recent cases on Quistclose trusts

Ross Parsons Centre Law and Business seminar: Recent cases on Quistclose trusts Quistclose Trusts can be a useful tool in commercial and other disputes. This webinar will discuss recent decisions from across the Common Law world on Quistclose trusts. Presenter: Ronny Chen, Barrister, Frederick Jordan Chambers, Sydney. Ronny Chen has a particular interest in cross-border commercial …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Central Bank Digital Currencies as a potential response to the financial inclusion challenges of the Pacific

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Central Bank Digital Currencies as a potential response to the financial inclusion challenges of the Pacific Despite years of effort, financial inclusion persists as a major challenge in the Pacific Island Countries (PICs), with many in the region still lacking access to financial services. This webinar considers what …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Reforming creditors’ schemes of arrangement: Lessons from the Netherlands

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Reforming creditors’ schemes of arrangement: Lessons from the Netherlands This webinar will discuss the new creditors scheme of arrangement (WHOA) reforms in the Netherlands that were introduced in 2020. The webinar will provide an overview of the WHOA and discuss what lessons can be learnt from the initial …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Vaccine mandates and public health orders: legal and ethical issues for business

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Vaccine mandates and public health orders: legal and ethical issues for business This webinar will feature a panel of experts from Sydney Law School and Corrs Chambers Westgarth who will discuss legal and ethical issues for business arising from vaccine mandates under public health orders. Chair: Professor David …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Recent cases in banking and finance law

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Recent cases in banking and finance law Chair: Jason Harris, Professor of Corporate Law, Sydney Law School Presenter: David Allen, barrister, University Chambers, Sydney David accepts briefs for commercial, equity, insolvency and financial services matters, among other areas and trained as a solicitor at Allens and at Allen & …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Common mistakes in using national uniform legislation

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Common mistakes in using national uniform legislation National uniform legislation underpins major areas of regulation in commercial and corporate law. Here are few examples in these major areas: regulation of corporations, cooperatives, consumer protection, commercial arbitration, electronic conveyancing, defamation and business names. Today’s legal profession is “born to …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: The New Small Business Debtor in Possession Regime – Can it be made to work?

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: The New Small Business Debtor in Possession Regime – Can it be made to work? Speakers: Eddie Griffith, Partner and Turnaround Practitioner, ReGroup Solutions Eddie has over 20 years’ experience in business recovery, insolvency and turnaround management. Originally commencing at a top 4 firm in the UK, Eddie …

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Re-examining India’s insolvency regime under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

Ross Parsons Centre Law & Business seminar: Re-examining India’s insolvency regime under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code This presentation examines the India’s journey in corporate insolvency law reform culminating in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). The presentation will critically discuss the law, including recent changes as well as discussing future challenges. Presenter: Preeti Nalavadi, …