BInformed Autumn Seminar Programme 2017

Our free seminar programme, coupled with the rest of BInformed, reflects our commitment to sharing knowledge more widely than ever before. This autumn we will be offering a series of informative and entertaining seminars, which will be hosted at our offces in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

The wide variety of hot topics that will be discussed include what organisations should be doing now to prepare for the introduction of the General Data  Protection Regulation (GDPR); IP protection; an update on the All Scotland Personal Injury Court; recent trends and issues in commercial law; managing corruption risks; Entrepreneur’s Relief; the impact of Brexit on environmental law; and claim defensibility training.

Please click here to download our autumn 2017 brochure

You will receive a confirmation email 1 week before the seminar is due to take place, however, if you have any questions in the meantime please do not hesitate to get in touch at seminars@brodies.com

Please continue to use our hashtag #BInformed to send us topic suggestions for the next programme, and to give us your thoughts and feedback.

 

Date: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Edinburgh
Lawyers from Brodies’ Environmental Law Group present an update on key developments in environmental law including: key recent decisions and how they impact the sector; trends in environmental law; and Brexit and its impact on environmental regulation. Environmental law has an impact on every business sector. This session will be of particular interest to in-house lawyers, environmental consultants and individuals in compliance roles within businesses.
Date: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Time:
12:30 - 14:00
Location: Aberdeen
Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) is a valuable tax relief for those disposing of their business or company, potentially halving the rate of tax on gains of up to a lifetime limit of £10 million. However, the relief that is often assumed and the issues (or legal changes) that prevent it from applying are frequently identified too late. So, how do you ensure that it remains available? This seminar will provide you with the knowledge to ensure that ER remains available. In addition, with a significant number of companies being acquired by private equity (PE) buyers, this seminar will touch on the...
Date: Wednesday 1 November 2017
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Edinburgh
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018 and introduces a number of significant changes to data protection law. Our team of experts will provide an update on the GDPR and the Data Protection Bill together with other recent developments in relation to data protection law. This seminar will: provide an update on the latest developments on the GDPR – including recent guidance from regulators; share insight on preparing for GDPR and the issues that are causing organisations concern; provide an overview of the Government’s Data Protection Bill, Brexit...
Date: Thursday 2 November 2017
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Edinburgh
Brodies’ planning team presents an update on the practical implications of judicial review to consenting processes, our specialist lawyers will cover issues including: time limits; who can challenge and on what grounds; impact of pending judicial review; the outcome of successful judicial review; recent court decisions – specific risks?; and protective expenses orders.
Date: Thursday 2 November 2017
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Glasgow
Under new legislation, which comes into force on 30 September, businesses can be found criminally responsible for the illegal activity of ‘associated persons’. This session will consider the key steps to take to avoid falling foul of the new offence. This seminar is a must for all who provide or receive tax advice and services.
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