Corporations Law and Directors' Duties - Video & Papers

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Thursday, 8 March 2018
$440

The Grace Hotel
77 York Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Date of Seminar: 8 March 2018

Cost: $440

CPD points: Four (4)

Category: Substantive Law & Professional Skills

Introduction from Chair
Chair: Sandrah FODA, Barrister, Tenth Floor St James Hall Chambers

Topic 1: Statutory Liability of Directors (for everything)
Speaker: Leigh BROWN, Partner, MinterEllison
•    General statutory duties of directors;
•    Directors being made personally liable for corporate failures;
•    Standards and best practices for fulfilling general statutory duties;
•    Proposals for reform of general statutory duties;
•    Personal liability of directors for corporate breaches of legislation;
•    Recent reforms of those personal liabilities.

Topic 2: ASIC: Enforcement Options - Corporations v Directors         
Speaker: Kate MORGAN SC, Barrister, Tenth Floor Chambers
•       ASIC enforcement options and how they affect individual directors
•       Accessorial liability in the context of civil penalties and criminal proceedings

Topic 3: Directors and the New Whistleblower Reforms
Speaker: Greg GOLDING, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
•    The new private sector regime
•    Whistleblowing and privacy
•    Whistleblowing and anti-retaliation
•    Internal reporting of whistleblowing
•    The payment of bounties

Topic 4: The Phoenix Rising
Speaker: Scott ASPINALL, Barrister, Ground Floor Wentworth Chambers
•    The growing concern around phoenix activity and the factors which drive it
•    The grey area between the innocent and fraudulent transaction
•    Existing legislative and regulatory approaches and ongoing proposal for reform
•    The potential role of existing statutory provisions to prevent the defrauding of creditors and their potential role in combating phoenix activity

Venue

The Grace Hotel
77 York Street
Sydney NSW 2000