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

You will receive a confirmation email 1 week before the seminar is due to take place, however, if you have any questions in the meantime please do not hesitate to get in touch at seminars@brodies.com

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

 

Date: Tuesday 28 November 2017
Time:
17:00 - 18:30
Location: Glasgow
Families who wish to preserve their family wealth and pass it on to future generations have a lot to consider if they cannot – or do not want to – simply hand over large sums of money or existing assets. Fortunately, there is a wide range of vehicles through which such transfers can take place, from joint ownership through trusts to more sophisticated structures involving family partnerships and companies. Our estate planning experts highlight the options, the opportunities and the threats.
Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Glasgow
This seminar will provide an overview of why certain boilerplate clauses, which are often overlooked, are used in commercial contracts, and the potential pitfalls that can be avoided through careful drafting. This practical seminar aims to: explain the purpose behind certain boilerplate clauses, such as notice clauses, non-waiver clauses and non-variation clauses; present case studies, through recent court decisions on these clauses, to show real-life examples of the potential pitfalls; and provide practical examples of ways to avoid potential risks through careful drafting.
Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017
Time:
17:00 - 18:30
Location: Edinburgh
This session will look at some of the main options landlords have in enforcing payment of arrears from commercial tenants. It should be of use to management surveyors, asset managers and commercial landlords in Scotland and will cover: the ways in which arrears can be recovered from commercial tenants in Scotland; the importance of registering deeds and what impact it has on commercial landlords’ ability to recover arrears; dealing with insolvent tenants and what measures can be put in place to help safeguard landlords; and practical steps for commercial landlords to consider...
Date: Thursday 30 November 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. ...
Date: Thursday 30 November 2017
Time:
08:30 - 10:00
Location: Edinburgh
This seminar will provide an overview of why certain boilerplate clauses, which are often overlooked, are used in commercial contracts, and the potential pitfalls that can be avoided through careful drafting. This practical seminar aims to: explain the purpose behind certain boilerplate clauses, such as notice clauses, non-waiver clauses and non-variation clauses; present case studies, through recent court decisions on these clauses, to show real-life examples of the potential pitfalls; and provide practical examples of ways to avoid potential risks through careful drafting.
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