Seminars

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 of the construction industry, the impact on new contracts and dual regimes (pre and post 1 July contracts), as well as ‘step in rights’ and bank guarantees.

  • The direction of insolvency reform
  • Phoenix activity
  • Application of security of payment legislation to insolvent contractors

Upcoming educational seminars

  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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