Date: Friday 25 October 2019
Time:
08:30 - 13:00
Location: Glasgow
Join our Government Regulation & Competition experts for this half day conference. This session will be of interest to practitioners in a number of areas and to local government lawyers in particular. We will be joined by two guest speakers, Rosemary Agnew from SPSO and a speaker from the Information Commissioner's Office looking at the impact of GDPR. The full conference agenda is available here. We will cover: Introduction Jackie McGuire will introduce the conference and will provide a short update on Brexit and the state of readiness of local authorities. Scottish Public...
Date: Tuesday 29 October 2019
Time:
08:00 - 09:30
Location: Aberdeen
Interpretation and application of oil & gas contract terms rely heavily on so called ‘boilerplate’ clauses. However these provisions are often paid scant attention when drafting the contract. Many disputes ultimately turn on the precise meaning of these clauses. Standard drafting can therefore leave you exposed to unintended consequences. We look at oil & gas boilerplate clauses over two sessions. This first seminar will discuss the potential pitfalls of using standardised wording in boilerplates and how best to effectively draft clauses for: Entire agreement; No oral...
Date: Wednesday 30 October 2019
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Glasgow
The focus on environmental, social & governance (ESG) factors in due diligence has increased dramatically in recent years. It has never been more important to consider ESG in due diligence either as part of a transaction or in making strategic decisions about your business. This seminar will: explain what ESG is and why you need to know about it; look at corporate reporting duties and how ESG may impact on those; consider ESG and reputational risk to businesses.
Date: Wednesday 30 October 2019
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Edinburgh
Your primary health & safety objective is to avoid injuries in the first place – but what about the financial implications to your business if something does happen? In this seminar, our health & safety and liability claims defence experts will: discuss how indemnity and hold harmless clauses in contracts operate; provide some examples of these clauses not working in practice; consider where there may be gaps in your insurance cover; and look at other ways your business or organisation can drive down the cost of health & safety breaches and injury claims.
Date: Wednesday 30 October 2019
Time:
12:30 - 14:00
Location: Aberdeen
This seminar will provide an insight into recent IP developments such as: • the Trade Mark Regulations 2018 and the impact on brand owners; • Trade Secret Regulations 2018 and what you can do to protect your trade secrets; • Brexit and the impact on IP rights; • recent decisions and cases to watch and what can be learned from them.
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