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Business Law Committee

Activities

We monitor specialised areas of business law, such as corporate law (including takeovers), banking and finance, taxation and anti-money laundering.

Our activities centre around:

  • providing a forum for the dissemination of developments in business law
  • holding dialogue on all relevant business law issues
  • providing submissions on proposed State and Federal amendments to business law
  • facilitating and encouraging networking with other committees and professional groups
  • staging of regular social events

Events

2016

Please view the NSW Young Lawyers Events Calendar for all 2016 Major and Committee Events.

Business Law and CET Speed Networking, 8 June

The Business Law and CET Committees held their first Event together and what a way to kick it off with the Speed Networking Event! Thirty-five members attended from both Committees eager to put their networking skills to the test. Members had a ‘chance to connect’ in three minute blocks; one minute each to introduce themselves and the last minute focusing on that ‘chance to connect.’ Svetlana Collantes, Chair of the Business Law Committee and Chris Chow, Immediate Past Chair of the CET Committee hosted the Event and provided some valuable tips on how to network efficiently and effectively. Overall, the feedback was very good and members enjoyed the overall structure and running of the Event. Thank you to all those involved in helping with the Event and watch this space for more Events to come!

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How To Build Your Own Human Rights Consultancy

The Business Law and Human Rights Committees hosted their first Event together and what a way to kick it off with the flagship Event of ‘How to Build Your Own Human Rights Consultancy’! Twenty members attended across both Committees to hear from the prestigious Panel comprised of Susan Roberts, Luke Geary and Dr Olga Olenikova. The Panel discussed their careers and the importance of the evolving relationship between business, law and human rights. Svetlana Collantes, Chair of the Business Law Committee presented a short introduction on the growing relationship between business, law and human rights and made some closing remarks at the end of the night. Nicole D’ Souza, Chair of the Human Rights Committee introduced the speakers and chaired the Event. This Event was a success and provided some valuable insight into the relationship and importance between the legal, business and human rights sectors and its place in the international realm. Thank you to all those involved in helping with the Event including Nicole, Olga, Amy, Katherine and Chloe. Watch this space for similar Events to come in the new year!

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