Saturday 8th April 2017

0730 - 1800

Registration Desk Open

0830-1000

Concurrent Committee Sessions

An entertaining debate on the benefit of cut and dry dispute resolution procedures (International Construction Projects)
Location: New Zealand Room 3

Base erosion and profit sharing (BEPS) recent developments and implementation: Countries are not only welcome but some have gate-crashed the BEPS party to stake their claim on their share of the "untaxed or minimally-taxed revenue" (Part 1) (Tax Law)
Location: Marlborough Room 1

Developing the international lawyer (Legal Development and Training)
Location: Epsom Room 2

Disruption and transformation in the energy sector: 'Shotgun' M&A and other trends (Energy & Natural Resources)
Location: Parnell Room

Emergency arbitrator - a useful tool or useless phenomenon? (Dispute Resolution and Arbitration)
Location: Marlborough Room 2

The funding of insolvency (Insolvency; Banking, Finance and Securities)
Location: Epsom Room 1

What is keeping me awake at night: How to turn challenges into competitive advantages (Legal Practice)
Location: Marlborough Room 3

1000-1030 Morning Tea
1030-1200

Concurrent Committee Sessions

Asian competition law policy and practice roundtable (Part 1) (Competition Law)
Location: New Zealand Room 1

Base erosion and profit sharing (BEPS) recent developments and implementation: Countries are not only welcome but some have gate-crashed the BEPS party to stake their claim on their share of the "untaxed or minimally-taxed revenue" (Part 2) (Tax Law)
Location: Marlborough Room 1

Brexit and the effect on financing around the world? (Banking, Finance and Securities)
Location: Marlborough Room 3

Connectivity and convergence in employment: Representing the multinational companies across borders (Employment & Immigration Law)
Location: Parnell Room

Current issues in aviation (Aviation Law)
Location: Epsom Room 1

Distressed M&A transactions (Cross-Border Investment; Insolvency)
Location: Epsom Room 2

How to manage multi-jurisdictional IP portfolios in the Asia Pacific Rim, in view of the Intellectual Property Provisions of the TPP, the ASEAN Framework Agreement on IP Cooperation and the Memorandum of Understanding between ASEAN Countries and China in respect (Intellectual Property)
Location: New Zealand Room 4

Ladies, lets do it IT (Women Business Lawyers)
Location: Epsom Room 3


Privilege and its impact on discovery/documents production (Dispute Resolution and Arbitration)
Location: Marlborough Room 2

1200-1330 Lunch 

1330-1500

Concurrent Committee Sessions

Asian competition law policy and practice roundtable (Part 2) (Competition Law)
Location: New Zealand Room 1

Common international construction issues and their solutions (International Construction Projects)
Location: New Zealand Room 3

Cross border transactions and environmental law compliances and concerns (Cross-Border Investment; Environmental Law)
Location: Epsom Room 2

Directors liabilities and responsibilities in corporate insolvencies (Insolvency)
Location: Epsom Room 3

Employment relationships 2.0: Protection of IP. programs, systems and documents (Employment & Immigration Law)
Location: Parnell Room

Fintech: Key legal challenges Fintech companies are facing in different jurisdictions (Banking, Finance and Securities; Technology, Media & Telecommunications)
Location: Marlborough Room 3

Free trade in services, or not?: Efforts and difficulties to liberalize trade in services (International Trade)
Location: New Zealand Room 4

National interference in arbitration - is the Idea of “Free & Fair” international arbitration under threat? (Dispute Resolution and Arbitration)
Location: Marlborough Room 2


Recent tax developments: Connecting and converging cross-Asia Pacific investments (Part 1) (Tax Law)
Location: Marlborough Room 1

Small and medium size enterprises and cross border transaction in the APEC region (Cross-Border Investment; APEC; Corporate Counsel)
Location: Epsom Room 1

1500-1530 Afternoon Tea

1530-1700

Concurrent Committee Sessions

"Clean" trade - Anti-bribery and corruption risk and the international supply chain (Anti-Corruption and the Rule of Law (Ad Hoc); International Trade)
Location: Epsom Room 3

Efficient arbitration - Techniques to minimise delay and expense in international cross-border disputes (Dispute Resolution and Arbitration)
Location: Marlborough Room 2

FITs and starts: Recent trends in renewable energy generation in the Asia Pacific (Energy & Natural Resources)
Location: Parnell Room


International financial institutions and cross border projects (Cross-Border Investment; Banking, Finance and Securities)
Location: Epsom Room 1

Recent tax developments: Connecting and converging cross-Asia Pacific investments (Part 2) (Tax Law)
Location: Marlborough Room 1

Shareholder agreements (Cross-Border Investment)
Location: Epsom Room 2

Wine, cheese, and the high life: Trade barriers, geographical indications, and other challenges to free trade in coveted agricultural products (International Trade)
Location: New Zealand Room 4

1900 - 2200 hrs

Farewell Party, Viaduct Events Centre 

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