Seminars

Upcoming educational seminars

Sewell & Kettle regularly give seminars for lawyers and accountants about developments in the law, finance and insolvency. Each seminar also provides professionals with CPD/CLE points and are usually hosted by professional bodies including the Law Society of NSW, the Law Institute of Victoria, ARITA, CPA, CA and various discussion groups.

Below is a list of our upcoming seminars and education events:

  • UNSW Edge: SME Insolvency & Restructuring Critical Updates Webinar

    Ben Sewell will be presenting on the topic of: Future watch – what comes next? This session will cover: Analysis of potential implications of current climate on your practice; Suggested strategies and business skills that you can implement that will assist you to respond to changes that may come after September 2020.

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  • Thomson Reuters Building & Construction Law Conference

    12:05PM How to manage subcontractor insolvency During COVID-19 the Government has strongly signalled that SMEs may continue to trade whilst insolvent (and created supporting statute). The risk to builders and developers is that their subcontractors will fail once the COVID-19 safe harbour ends. What can be done pre-contract and post-formal insolvency appointment (e.g. voluntary administration) […]

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Past seminars

  • Live Webinar: Insolvency law in a COVID-19 world (Law Society of NSW)

    The Law Society of NSW is hosting a series of webinars to show legal practitioners how they can manage their response to COVID-19 and its impacts on the legal industry. In this webinar, experienced insolvency expert Ben Sewell of Sewell & Kettle Lawyers will discuss how COVID-19 has affected corporate insolvency law and what legal […]

  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency: Half-Day Program

    Participants will hear from a range of industry professionals including Ben Sewell on topics such as: Where formal (voluntary administration) and informal (safe harbour) restructuring is heading Inquiry into insolvency reform Australia’s anti-turnaround culture and lack of faith in business rescue Current restructuring techniques for SMEs: up-to-date statistics and empirical data Appropriate processes in construction […]

  • CPA Small and Medium Enterprise Discussion Group – Phoenix Activity Presentation

    Ben Sewell will be presenting a seminar on phoenix activity to the CPA Small and Medium Enterprise Discussion Group. The questions for discussion will include the following: What is phoenix activity and why are we reading about it more now? What are the legal penalties for phoenix activity? Why isn’t there a specific law against […]

  • NNWLS Hobart CLE

    North & North West Law Society – Hobart CLE Enjoy beautiful historical Hobart, the opportunity to connect with your colleagues and obtain all CPD requirements over this two day catered event, featuring a conference dinner with canapes, drinks, and a two course buffet. On Friday, the 8th of November 2019, Ben Sewell (Insolvency and Commercial […]

  • Building & Construction Law Conference – Brisbane

     9:50AM – Ben Sewell (Principal), Sewell & Kettle Lawyers The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Phoenix activity update and insolvency reform The new insolvency reforms commenced on 1 July 2018 impacting on the right to terminate contracts triggered by insolvency events. The presentation will cover how to navigate the insolvency reforms in the context […]

  • Building & Construction Law Conference – Sydney

     9:50AM – Ben Sewell (Principal), Sewell & Kettle Lawyers The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Phoenix activity update and insolvency reform The new insolvency reforms commenced on 1 July 2018 impacting on the right to terminate contracts triggered by insolvency events. The presentation will cover how to navigate the insolvency reforms in the context […]

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