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1-Day Seminar: Commercial and Company Law Update (London, United Kingdom - November 1, 2018) -


The "Commercial
and Company Law Update"
conference has been added to's

This seminar will provide you with a comprehensive review of the latest
updates to commercial and company law and regulation that have an impact
on best practice. Reducing the risk of infringement of these laws could
be vital to your or your clients business. Learn what the implications
are and understand how to avoid violations and their consequences.

The panel of carefully selected, highly experienced legal experts will
focus exclusively on the areas of law that have an impact on how you
conduct your business. The seminar will take a very interactive
approach, with plenty of opportunities for discussions and questions. It
is also an ideal opportunity to network with others and discuss
solutions to your concerns.

This intensive one-day seminar will enable you to:

  • Examine the latest key elements of commercial and company law that
    affect your business practices
  • Understand the implications of recent case law for your organisation
  • Get-to-grips with a wealth of information on latest legislation and
  • Gain a wealth of information in the area of IP law and the Trade
    Secrets Directive
  • Deal successfully with the implications of the new General Data
    Protection Regulation
  • Recognise how the latest employment laws affect you
  • Become familiar with new developments in competition law
  • Anticipate the impact Brexit could have on your and your clients


09.00 Registration and refreshments

09.30 Chair's introduction

09.45 Commercial law update

  • Recent cases on contract interpretation and variation
  • Indemnity, exclusion and limitation of liability - what's new?
  • Current status of good faith'
  • Current trends in dispute resolution clauses

10.45 Refreshments

11.00 Company law update

  • Companies Act 2006
  • Directors duties and liabilities
  • Corporate Governance Code
  • Insolvency, administration and the new compensation orders
  • Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015
  • Recent case law and its implications

12.00 Intellectual property law update

  • Trade marks: a review of recent cases and Brexit advice for brand
  • Designs and copyright: a summary of latest case law and its
  • The Trade Secrets Directive: best practice
  • Patents and the European Unified Patent Court

12.45 Lunch

13.45 Data protection and privacy law update

  • GDPR and the new Data Protection Act
  • New policies and procedures
  • Demonstrating compliance
  • Data breaches and consequences
  • Latest updates

14.30 Employment law update

  • Discrimination law
  • Gender pay gap
  • GDPR from an employment law and HR perspective
  • Recent case law and its implications

15.15 Refreshments

15.30 Competition law update

  • Recent trends in enforcement by the CMA
  • The digital market and big data
  • Recent cases on abuse of a dominant position
  • Legal professional privilege

16.15 The impact of Brexit

  • Trade in goods
  • Managing supply chain
  • Trade in services
  • Customs issues
  • Relationship between the EU and UK
  • Impact on specific legal areas including:
  • Competition law
  • Immigration
  • Company law

17.00 Final questions

17.15 Close of course

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