7:00 pm Welcome cocktail party
8:45 am Welcome
9:00 am Ethics of Commercial Law in Indonesia
Peter Johnson OAM and Prima Wirayani of Austrindo discuss their experiences in commercial transactions in Indonesia.
9:45 am Arbitration in Asia: Ethical Considerations
Kim Rooney, Arbitrator and Barrister, discusses comparative law issues arising from different ethical standards in different jurisdictions in the region.
10:30 am Morning Tea
11:00 am 457 Visas: Crash and Bash at the intersection of Law and Policy
Judge Antoni Lucev of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia provides a perspective from the bench.
11:45 pm Fundamental ethical obligations
Peter van Hattem SC, deputy chairperson of the Legal Practice Board of WA, discusses the fundamental duties of practitioners under the Professional Conduct Rules 2010.
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Defamation
Lavan Legal partner Nick Stagg explores the developments and impacts of emerging cyber issues on employee relations, defamation and publication in the business setting.
2:15 pm Social Media and Employment Law
Saul Harben, partner at Clayton Utz, outlines rights and obligations relating to Social Media.
7:00 pm Gala Dinner - Indonesian Banquet served poolside at Sentosa
9:30 am Tax and Accounting for Lawyers
Craig Faulkner, Director of Faulkner & Co, provides an overview of some pertinent tax considerations for lawyers.
10:00 am Interim Measures in International Arbitration
Tom French, Senior Associate at Clyde & Co, discusses interim measures in Australia under the International Arbitration Act (Cth).
10:45 Morning Tea
11:15 am What did Plato have against the sophists?
Peter Quinlan SC discusses Ethical considerations in communication with the Court, other parties and in mediation.