Current events

  • SEP 10

    Consumer rights – meeting the challenge of increased regulation

    Date: 10 Sep 2015 Location: Lewis Silkin LLP
    Start: 8:15am Cost: Free
    Finish: 11:00am
    CPD Points: 2

    With the new Consumer Rights Act 2015 due to come into force in October of this year, businesses must prepare themselves for the biggest overhaul in consumer protection rules for decades.

    Area of law: Consumer Regulation

  • SEP 23

    International Alcohol Advertising Conference

    Date: 23 Sep 2015 Location: Lewis Silkin LLP
    Start: 4:30pm Cost: Free
    Finish: 7:00pm

    Part of the Marketing Services Law Group Seminar 2015 series. This seminar will, in conjunction with other Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance members, review the recent developments in the regulation of alcohol advertising from around the world.

    Area of law: Advertising & Marketing, Brand Management, Consumer Regulation

  • OCT 15

    Deciding to outsource – effectively managing people, data & technology

    Date: 15 Oct 2015 Location: Lewis Silkin LLP
    Start: 8:15am Cost: Free
    Finish: 11:00am
    CPD Points: 2

    Whether it is for reasons of business strategy or simple cost savings, a decision to outsource technology or other services brings with it consequences both practical and legal.

    This session will be full of practical guidance, in particular how to negotiate agreements that allow the business to keep service providers to their promises/specifications, and that protect the business should the relationship break down.

    Area of law: Technology & Data

  • NOV 19

    Taking a Brand to Box Office Gold: The essential elements of content deals with film and television producers

    Date: 19 Nov 2015 Location: Lewis Silkin LLP
    Start: 8:15am Cost: Free
    Finish: 11:00am
    CPD Points: 2

    If you are considering exploiting your advertising campaign in conventional entertainment fields such as film or television, or thinking of introducing your brand to advertiser-funded content deals with production businesses, this seminar will address some of the key commercial imperatives and legal factors that will arise in any potential deal, equipping you to make informed decisions about the potential risks and rewards for your brand.

    Area of law: Advertising & Marketing

  • JAN 28

    New data protection regulation – how to avoid turning your big data into bad data

    Date: 28 Jan 2016 Location: Lewis Silkin LLP
    Start: 8:15am Cost: Free
    Finish: 11:00am
    CPD Points: 2

    The new EU Commission under Jean-Claude Juncker has confirmed that the adoption of the draft EU Regulation on data protection is a top priority for its Digital Market programme. Even though the negotiations still have some way to go, now is the time to begin preparations for the new regime, particularly if yours is a business for which data is crucial. This seminar will look at the key ways in which the proposed Regulation will require changes to your existing compliance practices and the major transitional risks.

    Area of law: Data Protection

Past events

  • JUL 8

    US Immigration law seminar

    Date: 8 Jul 2015

    This breakfast seminar will look at the key aspects of US immigration law affecting British and International businesses.

    Most companies, whether they have an established presence in the US or not, face issues when they need to send employees to the US. This could include business trips or short term secondments as well as transferring staff to work, manage operations, complete projects or market to US clients.

    To achieve these goals businesses must navigate their way through the maze of US immigration law.

    Area of law: Immigration and global mobility, US Immigration

  • JUL 7

    Dentistry 2015: primary care, public health, and the dental contract

    Date: 7 Jul 2015

    On the 7 July 2015 Vivienne Cordiner and Laura May are attending the Westminster Health Forum event "Dentistry 2015: primary care, public health, and the dental contract".

    Area of law: Dental Law

  • JUL 7

    Public Procurement: Do you know your (European) onions?

    Date: 7 Jul 2015 CPD Points: 1.5


    In this session, Clare Reddy and Owen Williams will help you to avoid being tripped up by the additional red tape and to take advantage of the extra flexibilities offered by the 2015 Regulations.

    Area of law: Real Estate, Real Estate & Development, Real Estate Development, Construction, Housing & Regeneration, Planning & Environment

  • JUN 29

    2 Day HR Academy - London

    Date: 29 Jun 2015 CPD Points: 10

    Do you wish you had more time to focus on developments in employment law? Do you want to refresh your knowledge in core areas, or enhance the skills of members of your team? Would you like to learn in a practical way from specialist employment lawyers and your fellow HR professionals?

    If so, our HR Academy is for you! Designed for junior and mid-level HR professionals, our two-day course enables you to spend time away from the office developing your skills and focussing on key day-to-day areas of HR in depth. Delivered in a practical and engaging way, the course uses real-life examples, filmed case studies and group discussion to really bring the issues to life.

    The course runs for two days and is designed to provide an in-depth look at the key employment law topics that you may come across as a busy HR professional, including the latest developments and forthcoming changes. But we won’t just be talking at you about the law. The emphasis is on the practical application of these topics in your daily work. We’ll use case studies with lots of interaction and discussion throughout the day.

    Area of law: Employment, HR Academy

  • JUN 25

    Trolls and anti-counterfeiting – Strategies to defend your brand on social media

    Date: 25 Jun 2015 CPD Points: 2

    This session will look at the strategies to adopt in order to prevent issues in the online environment - such as people seeking to blacken the name of your business or products, or to use your brand without permission, and how to react if you are on the wrong end of trolls, counterfeiters, or simply bad PR.

    Area of law: Brand Management

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