Past events

Professor Blanaid Clarke from the School of Law, Trinity College Dublin on ‘The Role of Public Interest Directors: Lessons from the Irish Banking Crisis’

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 -
12:30 to 14:00

This presentation will set out the role played by the “public interest directors” appointed to the Irish banks in the wake of the Irish Government’s blanket deposit guarantee in 2008. Based on private interviews, Professor Clarke will describe the directors’ experiences in seeking to fulfil their statutory duty to act in the public interest. This statutory duty will be compared to section 172 of the UK Companies Act 2006 and recent proposals by the UK Government to provide greater stakeholder input at board level will be discussed in this context.

Learn@Lunch with Professor Pamela Hanrahan

Corporate Misconduct: Does The Buck Stop With You?
Event date: 
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 -
12:30 to 13:30
Event venue: 
UNSW CBD Campus, Level 6, 1 O'Connell Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

 

Legal Models for Social Enterprise

Legal Models for Social Enterprise
Event date: 
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 -
14:00 to 17:00
Event venue: 
Grace Hotel, CBD (TBC)

Half day CPE seminar with Nina Boeger visiting from University of Bristol

13,000+ Community Interest Companies (CICs) in the UK – the fastest growing legal form for social enterprise in the world. 10 May 2017

13,000+ Community Interest Companies (CICs) in the UK – the fastest growing legal form for social enterprise in the world. Find out why
Event date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
11:30 to 13:01
Event venue: 
Law 206, Boardroom, Level 2 UNSW Law Building
Bio of speaker: Phil Horrell is a UK career civil servant who has also worked in the private sector. He is currently the director of a charity in Scotland.  Phil also works closely with the Prince’s Trust, a charity designed to help disadvantaged youngsters make that first step into employment. He has held policy roles in a number of government departments but has primarily worked in Trade and Industry specialising in  Business Start-Ups, Regional Aid and Inward Investment.

Expert Symposium on Integrity in Sport

Event date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 14:00
Event venue: 
UNSW Law Building

An Expert Symposium on  “Integrity in Sport” was held on 18  April at UNSW in conjunction with the Centre for Law Markets and Regulation.The Symposium was aimed at addressing on a deeper level issues of integrity in sport: what they are in practical terms, what are the legal issues, and how they might be addressed. It was intended to promote outstanding scholarship in the area, focusing on issues such as the rights and obligations of participants, the revenues of professional sport and the interests of the public.

Professionalism conference: The Global Professional Firm and Employed Professionals

Professionalism conference: The Global Professional Firm and Employed Professionals
Event date: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
09:45 to 16:00
Event venue: 
Allens, L28 Deutsche Bank Place, 126 Phillip St (corner Hunter & Phillip Streets)

This conference explores the future of professional practice in the world of the global professional firm and the employed professionals who work in their transnational practices. Leading scholar of the professions Professor John Flood will open the conference. He will discuss how the professions are changing in response to deregulation, globalization, organizational restructuring as well as technological innovations. 

CLMR Practitioners' Forum 2017

CLMR Practitioners' Forum 2017
Event date: 
Friday, March 10, 2017 -
08:15 to 17:00
Event venue: 
Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney 2000

The CLMR Practitioners' Forum will provide high quality analysis of recent legal, regulatory and policy developments in company law, fiduciary duties, banking and fin-tech as well as company administration and insolvency. The aim is to cover the highlights of 2016 and to point to developments coming on in 2017.

Date: Friday 10 March 2017

Time: 8.15am to 5.00pm

Program Overview: