Friday 7th April 2017

0730 - 1900

Registration Desk Open

0900 - 1030 

Opening Ceremony and Plenary
Location: New Zealand Rooms 3-4

MC: James Elliott
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Formal Opening: Sir Anand Satynand, GNZM, QSO
Plenary: Current International Business Environment, Phil O'Reilly

1030 - 1100

Morning Tea

1100 - 1230

Plenary: Filling the gap: with or without TPP, issues of Asian trade, investment, politics and security remain
Location: New Zealand Rooms 3-4

Moderators:

  • Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza, Rodrigo, Elias & Medrano
  • Corey Norton, Trade Pacific Law

1230-1400

Lunch

1400-1530

Concurrent Committee Sessions

Artificial intelligence at work - How AI is and will be used in the workplace and the legal issues that arise (Corporate Counsel; Employment and Immigration Law; Technology, Media & Telecommunications)
Location: Parnell Room

Connecting and converging transfer pricing, customs, duty and BEPS - it's not getting any easier! (Part 1)
(Tax Law; International Trade)
Location: Marlborough Room 1

Corporate criminal liability and investigations (Anti-Corruption and the Rule of Law (Ad Hoc))
Location: Epsom Room 3

Differences between financial investors and strategic investors (Cross-Border Investment)
Location: Epsom Room 2

Hot topics on investment treaty arbitration (Dispute Resolution and Arbitration)
Location: Marloborough Room 2

One event, many losses - resolving catastrophe, crisis and class action claims (Insurance)
Location: Marlborough Room 3

Prospectus liability: Do the disclaimers/legends work? (Banking, Finance and Securities)
Location: Epsom Room 1

1530-1600

Afternoon Tea

1600-1730

Concurrent Committee Sessions

Anti-corruption programs in today's law firm (Anti-Corruption and the Rule of Law (Ad Hoc); Legal Practice)
Location: Epsom Room 3

Connecting and converging transfer pricing, customs, duty and BEPS - it's not getting any easier! (Part 2) (Tax Law; International Trade)
Location: Marlborough Room 1

Cross-border cooperation and communication in large corporate group insolvencies (Insolvency)
Location: Epsom Room 1

Drafting cross-border contracts (Cross-Border Investment)
Location: Epsom Room 2

Impact of ethical standards on international arbitration (Dispute Resolution and Arbitration)
Location: Marlborough Room 2

Networks and data neutrality - who owns and utilize the core elements for the new ICT era to what extent? (Technology, Media and Telecommunications; Intellectual Property)
Location: Marlborough Room 3

Remedies in shipping insolvency (Maritime Law)
Location: Parnell Room

1900 - 2300

IPBA Gala Dinner 
Location:  New Zealand Rooms, SkyCity Convention Centre

2300-2400

After Party

Location: Bar 21, SkyCity Convention Centre

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