Program

8:30 am - 8:35 am

Legal Symposium Introduction
Derek Sutherland
FCA Legal Committee Chairman
Convention Lobby
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Program

8:35 am - 8:45 am

Opening & Welcome
Bruce Billson
Executive Chairman, FCA
Convention Lobby
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Program

8:45 am - 9:15 am

Regulatory Update: Latest Actions & Enforcement Priorities of the ACCC
Dr Michael Schaper
Deputy Chairman, ACCC
Convention Lobby
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Program

9:15 am - 9:45 am

Enforcement priorities and franchise system compliance – Fair Work Ombudsman
Cletus Brown
Director, Knowledge Solutions, Office of Fair Work Ombudsman
Convention Lobby
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Program

9:45 am - 10:30 am

Competition issues and reforms
Corinne Attard
Partner, Holman Webb Lawyers
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Morning Tea 10.35-10.55AM

Concurrent Session

10:55 am - 11:40 am

Due Diligence – buying and selling franchise networks due diligence and valuation issues
Jessica Reid
Senior Associate, Maddocks
Convention Lobby
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Concurrent Session

10:55 am - 11:40 am

Risk Management – practical ways to manage risk of prior representations
Steve Latham
Partner, Minter Ellison
Cypress 1+2
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Program

11:40 am - 12:35 pm

Practical impact of the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017
Derek Sutherland
FCA Legal Committee Chairman
Convention Lobby
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Lunch 12:35-1:15PM

Program

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Case Update 2017 – A critical review of recent important franchising cases
Alicia Hill
Principal, MST Lawyers
Convention Lobby
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Concurrent Session

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Navigating the waters with franchisees who may be insolvent
Simone Pentis
Managing Director, Advantage Partners Lawyers
Convention Lobby
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Concurrent Session

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

International – Coming to America, talking Trump and have you considered Canada or the Middle East
Raynia Theodore
Principal, MST Lawyers
Cypress 1+2
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Afternoon Tea 2.45-3.05PM

Concurrent Session

3:05 pm - 3:45 pm

Funding – getting the buck to fund your bang
Joe Lazzara
Principal, LSV Borrello Lawyers
Convention Lobby
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Concurrent Session

3:05 pm - 3:45 pm

Changing business models – how to manage change
Maija Kerry
Special Council, Norton Rose Fulbright
Cypress 1+2
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Program

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Dispute Resolution – is there a smarter way forward?
Louise Wolf
Senior Associate, MST Lawyers
Convention Lobby
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Program

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Ethics
Stewart Germann
Principal, Stewart Germann Law Office
Convention Lobby
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Program

5:30 pm - 5:35 pm

Closing Comments
Derek Sutherland
FCA Legal Committee Chairman
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