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 the following talk: 25 September 2020 may be an economic cliff for small-to-medium sized enterprises. If they are insolvent – what are their options? An analysis of whether the voluntary administration process is fit for purpose for SMEs To avoid the stigma of formal insolvency, when is informal restructuring effective? […]

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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

  • Parramatta Commerce & Industry – Phoenix Activity Presentation

    Ben Sewell will be presenting a seminar on phoenix activity to the Parramatta Commerce and Industry CPA. 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 it? Why […]

  • Hills District Accountants’ Discussion Group – Presentation on Phoenix Activity

    Ben Sewell will be presenting a seminar on phoenix activity to the Hills District Accountants’ 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 it? Why […]

  • IPA Parramatta Discussion Group – Phoenix Activity Presentation

    Ben Sewell will be presenting a seminar on phoenix activity to the IPA Parramatta 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 it? Why isn’t […]

  • UNSW CLE: Updates on Personal Property Securities and Insolvency

    CPD Units: 4 Objective: This seminar will cover important recent PPS cases and consider how they fit into the development of PPS law, PPSA registration issues, the insolvent trading safe harbour, pre-pack arrangements and illegal phoenix activity. Knowledge area: Substantive law Program: 8:30-9:30am – Key recent PPS cases with Graeme Tucker and Sharon Burnett (Clayton […]

  • Construction half day intensive

    3 CPD Units Face-to-face Knowledge Area – Substantive Law This seminar will cover the following topics: Building and construction insolvency Commonly occurring issues in construction contracts The new ipso facto regime Recovery of Damages Delivery models – selecting the right model for your project Ben Sewell, Principal, Sewell & Kettle Lawyers Goran Gelic, Partner, and Alex […]

  • Marbury Chambers Seminar – The New Safe Harbour from Insolvent Trading

    Licence to trade insolvent: The New Safe Harbour from Insolvent Trading Introduction to the insolvent trading prohibition What is the new safe harbour and who can advise on it? What are some elements of a restructuring plan for small-to-medium sized enterprises? What are the hurdles to getting safe harbour protection? Presented by Ben Sewell, Solicitor […]

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