Events

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We empower our clients to make more informed business decisions — unlocking their success now and into the future. Our events are an opportunity to tap into our knowledge, connect with our clients and challenge your thinking.

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april, 2018

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17apr7:15 am8:30 amMARC Breakfast Seminar7:15 am - 8:30 am Sydney, Level 32 MLC Centre, 19 Martin Place

Event Details

McCullough Robertson and the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Arbitration & Mediation Center (MARC) invite you to join us for a breakfast seminar to mark the beginning of the 24th ICCA Congress.

MARC was established in 1996 with the aim of providing fast alternative dispute resolution through mediation or arbitration, pioneering institutional commercial arbitration in Mauritius and in the Indian Ocean Region.

Join us to hear from Head of Arbitration and Partner at McCullough Robertson, Russell Thirgood, President of the MARC Court, Neil Kaplan QC and Head of International Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice at Nishith Desai Associates, Vyapak Desai, about the development and future possibilities of commercial arbitration along the Asia-Africa trade axis, MARC’s position as an ideal neutral dispute solution interface between Asia and Africa, and the legal and practical issues related to arbitration.

Cheng-Yee Khong, member of the MARC Court and Barlen Pillay, Director-General of MARC will also share their experience and knowledge. The perspectives of speakers will span across China, Hong Kong, India, Mauritius as well as main investment destinations in Africa.

We hope you can join us at what is shaping to be a thought-provoking breakfast seminar.

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Time

(Tuesday) 7:15 am - 8:30 am

Location

Sydney

Level 32 MLC Centre, 19 Martin Place

17apr7:45 am9:15 amManaging Workers' Compensation Claims7:45 am - 9:15 am Brisbane, Level 11 Central Plaza Two, 66 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Event Details

Manage Damage and McCullough Robertson invite you to join us for a breakfast seminar on managing workers’ compensation claims.

This informative seminar will include:

  • Introduction to workers’ compensation
  • WorkCover and premiums
  • Workplace incident response
  • Dealing with WorkCover
  • Interventions in the management of statutory claims
  • Lessons from the common law claims process
  • Where do employers stand with contractual indemnities

This is a ‘must attend’ event for employers, labour hire providers, host employers, principals and other contractors operating in Queensland.

Please feel free to pass this invitation to appropriate colleagues.

We hope that you can join us.

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Time

(Tuesday) 7:45 am - 9:15 am

Location

Brisbane

Level 11 Central Plaza Two, 66 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

19apr4:45 pm6:00 pmLegal Basics for Early Career HR Series4:45 pm - 6:00 pm Brisbane, Level 11 Central Plaza Two, 66 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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Responding to serious misconduct in the workplace

Join the Employment Relations and Safety team for the first seminar in our 2018 Legal Basics for Early Career HR Series as we discuss the legal fundamentals involved in responding to serious misconduct in the workplace.

This seminar will explore:

  • the difference between misconduct and serious misconduct
  • serious misconduct and termination, and
  • the steps you can take to protect your business.

These events are designed to promote networking with your industry peers in a relaxed environment whilst brushing up on the legal knowledge needed to support your career progression.

Registration details for our first seminar in the series are provided below.

Please feel free to pass this invitation on to appropriate colleagues in your organisation.

Save the date: the next seminar in the series is 17 May 2018 and the topic is Hiring Employees vs Hiring Contractors.

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Time

(Thursday) 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Location

Brisbane

Level 11 Central Plaza Two, 66 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

19apr5:15 pm7:30 pmCocktail Reception5:15 pm - 7:30 pm Brisbane, Level 11 Central Plaza Two, 66 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Event Details

Please join us for a cocktail reception with President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Alexis Mourre, Regional Director for South Asia of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Abhinav Bhusan and McCullough Roberton’s Head of Arbitration, Partner, Russell Thirgood.

The event will feature a short panel discussion on the future of arbitration in the Asia Pacific and the role of the ICC.

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Time

(Thursday) 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm

Location

Brisbane

Level 11 Central Plaza Two, 66 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

24apr7:45 am9:00 amLabour Hire Licensing Regulations - What you need to know7:45 am - 9:00 am Brisbane, Level 11 Central Plaza Two, 66 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Event Details

The Labour Hire Licensing Regulation 2018 (Qld) (Regulations) were released on Friday, 6 April 2018 and support the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (Qld), which was passed late last year.

The new labour hire licensing scheme will commence in Queensland on 16 April 2018 and includes new guidelines to adhere to, along with strong penalties for breach of obligations.

Join the Employment Relations and Safety team for a breakfast seminar to discuss the licensing scheme and the impact of the Regulations. In particular, we will examine what will be required in order to obtain a labour hire licence, including:

  • the prescribed information about financial viability
  • work health and safety and workers’ compensation obligations
  • migration matters, and
  • compliance with other relevant laws.
Who should attend?
  • Management, including legal counsel, of labour hire providers and businesses that engage external labour providers.
    Please feel free to pass this invitation to appropriate colleagues in you organisation.

We hope you can join us.

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Time

(Tuesday) 7:45 am - 9:00 am

Location

Brisbane

Level 11 Central Plaza Two, 66 Eagle Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000