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: Thursday 2 November 2017
Time:
12:30 - 14:00
Location: Aberdeen
Major changes have taken place over the past couple of years, which have affected most aspects of claims against a wide variety of professionals. Brodies’ top-ranked professional negligence team will guide you through key developments regarding scope of duty, standard of care and personal liability, set against an overview of the practice and process of damages claims against professionals and obligations relating to the insurance cover available to them.
Date: Thursday 2 November 2017
Time:
17:00 - 18:30
Location: Aberdeen
Families who wish to preserve their family wealth and pass it on to future generations have a lot to consider if they cannot – or do not want to – simply hand over large sums of money or existing assets. Fortunately, there is a wide range of vehicles through which such transfers can take place, from joint ownership through trusts to more sophisticated structures involving family partnerships and companies. Our estate planning experts highlight the options, the opportunities and the threats.
Date: Tuesday 7 November 2017
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Glasgow
Brodies’ commercial services division is a market leading practice that supports the commercial activities of organisations across all industry sectors. The division comprises some of the country’s leading commercial contract experts working alongside specialists in other commercially focused areas – including IP, technology & outsourcing, procurement, corporate tax, employment, employee benefits and pensions. In the second instalment of our series of twice yearly commercial law updates which will focus on recent trends and ‘hot topics’, our legal experts will discuss topical issues...
Date: Tuesday 7 November 2017
Time:
17:00 - 18:30
Location: Aberdeen
This interactive training session will look at the key points in incident investigation including: reporting; recovery of evidence/privilege; and dealing with authorities/claimant lawyers. In addition, we will provide updates in relation to prosecutions and penalties. Both on and offshore examples will be considered. After this seminar you will be more comfortable with investigating and mitigating post incident and we can hopefully help you to avoid a crisis turning in to a (court) drama.
Date: Wednesday 8 November 2017
Time:
08:00 - 09:30
Location: Aberdeen
To realise the potential of your IP and avoid third party IP infringement you need to keep on top of changes in the law and what these mean for you in practical terms. This seminar is designed to provide a snapshot of key developments and issues you need to understand now to plan for in the future. Topics covered will include: the Brexit factor – impact on IP protection and enforcement in the UK; liability for web-linking and how can you protect against others scraping, linking and framing your content; welcome changes to unjustified threats of IP infringement; how to deal...
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