Date: Thursday 31 October 2019
Time:
08:00 - 09:30
Location: Aberdeen
Being involved in a court case can be a daunting experience, particularly if you have to give evidence as a witness for the first time. The aim of this interactive seminar is to help anyone who may be asked to give evidence in court by providing a better understanding of the process. We will run through some top tips on how a witness can prepare for an appearance in court and what they should expect when “in the box”. The seminar will also give in-house legal advisers an insight into how their external litigation team can help colleagues in preparing to give evidence at a court hearing....
Date: Thursday 31 October 2019
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Edinburgh
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.
Date: Tuesday 5 November 2019
Time:
08:00 - 09:30
Location: Aberdeen
Effective funding rounds are crucial for high growth companies. Ensuring that Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and/or Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) reliefs are available can be essential, but there are many technical requirements and practical considerations to address. This seminar will consider EIS/SEIS elephant traps to avoid Significant recent changes to EIS including the requirement for ‘risk to capital’ The new EIS fund structure to be introduced in April 2020 How the recent changes to Entrepreneurs Relief may have a positive impact on EIS
Date: Tuesday 5 November 2019
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Glasgow
In this seminar we will:  •   explain the approach taken by Trading Standards around the enforcement of consumer protection laws; •    discuss key risks / trends in the retail sector; •    provide guidance on demonstrating compliance;  •    discuss the appropriate steps to take in the event of a Trading Standards investigation.
Date: Tuesday 5 November 2019
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Edinburgh
Complaints are inevitable and an increasingly common occurrence for professionals and businesses. How do we minimise the risk of complaints occurring and what should we do when professional regulators become involved?  Our experts will share the latest trends in customer complaints and how best to deal with them. This seminar will:- •    explore how to de-escalate complaints using effective in-house procedures; •    consider how best to manage associated reputational issues;  •    examine the trends in complaints to regulatory...
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