We invite you to join our Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne briefing where Partner, Matthew Pike and Senior Associate, Jacob Rodgers will cover the following topics:

  • Near enough is not good enough, the High Court weighs in on the law relating to bank guarantees and performance bonds
    Jacob Rodgers will discuss the effect of the High Court's recent decision in Simic v New South Wales Land and Housing Corporation [2016] HCA 47 being a case in which Kemp Strang acted for ANZ in the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal and the High Court of Australia. The case has significant implications for banking practice generally and the law relating to bank guarantees/performance bonds.
  • Unfair Contracts and Code of Banking Practice update
    Matthew Pike will give an update on the November 2016 unfair contracts legislation, its impact on lenders and the response from Government, as well as a look at recent Court decisions on the Code of Banking Practice.

This briefing qualifies as 1 Continuing Legal Education (CLE)/Continuing Professional Development (CPD) unit.

The same topics will be covered at each briefing, please select the location most convenient for you.

Sydney Briefing

Date: Tuesday 7 March 2017
Breakfast Briefing: 7.30am Registration and Light Breakfast
8.00am Presentation and Q&A
9.00am Close
Lunch Briefing: 12.30pm Registration and Light Lunch
12.45pm Presentation and Q&A
2.00pm Close
Venue: Kemp Strang
Level 17, 175 Pitt Street, Sydney

Brisbane Briefing

Date: Wednesday 8 March 2017
Lunch Briefing: 12.30pm Registration and Light Lunch
12.45pm Presentation and Q&A
2.00pm Close
Venue: Dexus Place - Waterfront Place, Level 31
1 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

Melbourne Briefing

Date: Thursday 9 March 2017
Lunch Briefing: 12.30pm Registration and Light Lunch
12.45pm Presentation and Q&A
2.00pm Close
Venue: Dexus Place - Docklands 2 Room
Level 14, 385 Bourke Street, Melbourne