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Master Class: Contract law in the cases: 2014 in review

The Hon Justice Steven Rares, Federal Court of Australia (Chair); Jeffrey Goldberger, Special Counsel, Henry Davis York

13 February, 2015

Dixson Room, Mitchell Wing, NSW State Library

Master Class: PPSA: Beyond the basics

Paul Rogerson, Head of Legal Counsel, NRMA (Chair); Bruce Whittaker, Partner, Ashurst; Tony Coburn, Head, Australian Banking Regulatory team, Herbert Smith Freehills; Nicholas Mirzai, Level 22 Chambers

13 February, 2015

Dixson Room, Mitchell Wing, NSW State Library

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Congratulations Andros Chrysiliou, winner of our Bannisters membership promotion

As our winner Andros receives a wonderful two-night, mid-week stay at Bannisters in Mollymook. The prize includes accommodation in a luxury suite, a hot breakfast on both days and a $200 voucher to Rick Stein at Bannisters restaurant. The CLA would like to thank Bannisters very much for providing the prize and Jess Perwick and James Hislop of LexisNexis for drawing the winner.

Journal

Vol28 No2 June-August 2014

Vol28 No2 June-August 2014
• Acceptance by conduct in ecommerce transactions in Australia
• Contract law in the cases: 2013 in review
• Damages for breach of contract: Clark v Macourt

Online CLE videos

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding - ASIC ASSOB approval and history of equity raisings

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding - ASIC ASSOB approval and history of equity raisings
Paul Niederer, CEO, Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB)

Paul Niederer is one of Australia’s leading authorities on peer to peer investing and equity based investment for early stage growth companies. Paul joined the ASSOB team in late 2008. The ASSOB shepherds businesses through an ordinarily complex and frustrating capital raising process with efficiency and effectiveness. 

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding - The CAMAC Report: a way forward in Australia

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding - The CAMAC Report: a way forward in Australia
John Kluver, Executive Director, Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC)

John Kluver, as Executive Director of CAMAC and previously as Director of the Companies and Securities Law Review Committee, has been closely involved in many of the major developments in corporate and financial markets law in Australia over that 30 year period.

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding - NZ equity crowd funding regulation: experience to date

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding - NZ equity crowd funding regulation: experience to date
Bradley Kidd, Partner, Chapman Tripp

Bradley Kidd is a corporate and securities law specialist. He has particular expertise in the regulatory environment for banks and other major financial services market participants. He also advises on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and listed company transactions. 

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding - The ASIC/ASX regime: regulatory arbitrage between Australia and New Zealand

Crowd Sourced Equity Funding - The ASIC/ASX regime: regulatory arbitrage between Australia and New Zealand
Andrew Macpherson, Principal, Macpherson Greenleaf

Andrew Macpherson has practised law with large commercial firms and has also worked in industry and consulted for corporates including the Law and Justice foundation and ASIC. 

Legislative Review Task Force(LRTF)

The Association's Legislative Review Task Force reviews legislation and makes submissions to government and regulatory bodies in areas of law where it is considered desirable that change be forthcoming.The challenge is to identify areas of law where the input of the Legislative Review Task Force can make a significant difference through the concerted efforts of legal and commercial minds.

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The CLA offers very competitive membership rates — $220pa for individuals and $420pa for firms. CLA members receive an average 20% discount to our lunchtime seminars and 25% discount to our halfday seminars. Members also receive a subscription to our refereed journal, the Commercial Law Quarterly.

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Financial members of the CLA are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held at 5.30pm on Wednesday, 28 May, 2014 at the offices of Bartier Perry, L10, 77 Castlereagh St, Sydney. Please contact our CEO Max Wilson if you're interested.

Commercial Law Quarterly manuscripts

We always welcome the submission of articles or case notes. Please send your manuscripts to Professor Gregory Tolhurst at gregory.tolhurst@sydney.edu.au or DX 983 Sydney.