Next CPD event – Contemporary Corporate Law

Presenters: Steven Thomas and Associate Professor Christopher Symes

There is a lot of corporate law in Australia, over 2300 provisions in the major Act alone, and volumes of case law that expand vastly each year. Decisions on directors’ duties, insolvent trading and company service are received each year and the changes they make to the law have potential to affect both the ‘small end of town’ as well as the ‘big end of town’.

This seminar will review the 2012 case law to present a contemporary corporate law. Decisions covered will include the James Hardie case ASIC v Hellicar and the Bell Resources appeal Westpac Banking Corporation v The Bell Group Ltd (in liq) [No 3] . It will also address recent legislative changes including the Corporations Amendment (Phoenixing and Other Measures) Act 2012. This seminar will apprise those who advise proprietary and public companies.

Date: 28 February 2013
Time: 7.30 am -8.40 am
Breakfast: A buffet continental breakfast will be served, accompanied by tea, coffee and juice
Venue: National Wine Centre (Cnr North Tce and Hackney Road)
Cost: $130 – Standard ticket
$110 – Alumni ticket
*$75 – Young lawyers discount ticket
*(for those who have been admitted for less than 3 years)
The event will attract 1 CPD point. (Please note that CPD units attended between 1 January 2013 and 31 March 2013 can be counted towards the current CPD year or carried over to the 2013-2014 CPD year.)
Please RSVP by 26 February at

Further information about this CPD event and other CPD events in the Adelaide Law School Breakfast Seminar Series is available here.

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