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

Please continue to use our hashtag #BInformed to send us topic suggestions for the next programme, and to give us your thoughts and feedback.

If you have any questions please do not hestitate to contact us at seminars@brodies.com

Date: Thursday 5 October 2017
Time:
17:00 - 20:00
Location: Edinburgh
Join Brodies, BESA and Oracle on 5 October as they discuss the challenges and opportunities in construction today, providing advice and information on innovative solutions to manage payment and legal risks more effectively.   Rob Driscoll - Director of Legal and Commercial at BESA      Rob works with the Scottish Government on Construction and Procurement issues and is a newly appointed Adviser to the Cabinet Office on SMEs. Rob will provide a snapshot of International, UK and Scottish pressures on the market and the drivers for demand and tell us what the Scottish and...
Date: Wednesday 11 October 2017
Time:
08:00 - 09:30
Location: Aberdeen
Aberdeen City and Shire has demonstrated tremendous resilience following the recent economic challenges. As confidence returns to the north east, it is imperative that we focus on how we put the region in the strongest possible position to create sustainable commercial prospects and drive economic growth. Positive initiatives, such as the creation of Opportunity North East and the City Region Deal, have been a catalyst for change and it is important that the business community comes together to formulate a cohesive strategy and vision for the future. Brodies...
Date: Wednesday 11 October 2017
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Glasgow
Lawyers from Brodies’ Environmental Law Group present an update on key developments in environmental law including: key recent decisions and how they impact the sector; trends in environmental law; and Brexit and its impact on environmental regulation. Environmental law has an impact on every business sector. This session will be of particular interest to in-house lawyers, environmental consultants and individuals in compliance roles within businesses.
Date: Wednesday 11 October 2017
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Edinburgh
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018 and heralds the biggest shakeup of data protection law in 20 years.  Information about the GDPR is now easy to find, but the principles are one thing – the practice is something quite different. Getting ready for the GDPR requires a solid analysis of your management of HR data, project management and a change in policy. In this session we will limit the time dealing with the rules themselves and focus on: •    data mapping for HR – with real life examples; •    data...
Date: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Time:
08:00 - 09:30
Location: Aberdeen
Brodies’ planning team presents an update on the practical implications of judicial review to consenting processes, our specialist lawyers will cover issues including: time limits; who can challenge and on what grounds; impact of pending judicial review; the outcome of successful judicial review; recent court decisions – specific risks?; and protective expenses orders.
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Brodies Academy – Oil & Gas
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Brodies Academy - Real Estate
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Brodies Academy – HR Professionals