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Institute of Public Accountants Level 4
Institute of Public Accountants Level 4, 1008 Hay Street, Perth, WA 6000

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Event Date Wed Apr 21 AWST (about 2 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Apr 20 8:00pm - Wed Apr 21 5:00am
Location Institute of Public Accountants Level 4
1008 Hay Street, Perth, WA 6000
Region EMEA
Details

In this one day seminar, you will hear from expert speakers in the fields of franchise and commercial lease law, cyber security & data protection, employment law and contract law.

Topics Covered:

Fundamentals of Contract Law
• Key concepts of Australian contract law to flag items that could be significant to you or your clients.
• How contracts are formed and why they are entered.
• The difference between key terms of contracts.
• How key terms of contracts could affect their obligations of performance under the contract.
• How contracts can come to end or be terminated.

Understanding Franchise Legislation and Occupancy Rights.
• The context in which franchise businesses locations and sites are established.
• Franchisor's End of Term Arrangements and Goodwill implications for the franchisee and their business.
• What are ‘occupancy rights’ for franchisee?
• Implications of Franchisor vs Lessor interests in a Franchisee business’ assets.

Understanding Commercial Leases
• Heads of Agreement vs. working with Letters of Intent.
• Practical insights on the various types of Rent Review methods.
• Recommended contemporary provisions to be sought in a Lease Agreement.
• Additional leasing considerations in the post-COVID 19 world.
• Dealing with Rent “Issues”.
• Securities and bonds.

Employment Law Fundamentals
• Overview of Australia’s employment legislation and regulators.
• Contractor vs Employee.
• The employment agreement.
• Modern Awards and the specific clauses you should watch out for.
• Workplace health and safety obligations.
• How to deal with discrimination, harassment & bullying allegations.
• Paying your employees correctly.
• Ending employment, performance management and the associated risks.
• Post-employment restraints and their enforceability.

Data Breaches Scheme and the Privacy Act
• what is the legislation.
• how is it applicable / so important to accountants and other professional services providers.
• reporting the breach and steps you will be required to take.
•Penalties for not reporting the breach.
• Tips to avoid future breaches and protecting your clients’ data.

Speakers

2021 Speakers

Mr Tom Meagher

Ms Cinzia Donald

Ms Gemma Wheeler-Carver

Mr Blair Campbell