AIDN is pleased to invite its members to a free webinar that is essential for anyone involved in contracts and business operations. The webinar will provide an in-depth overview of the changes to Unfair Contract Terms under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL), set to take effect on 9th November 2023. This event is a “not to miss” opportunity for AIDN members, as it will equip them with vital information to navigate these changes successfully and protect their businesses.
Date: Monday 13th November 2023
Time: 1:00pm AEDT
Registrations are essential and will close Monday 13th November at 9:00am AEDT.
The webinar will be hosted by with EMA Advisory & Legal, a Canberra-based law firm that specialises in innovative commercial law solutions for the Defence Industry. EMA Advisory & Legal boasts a deep understanding of the unique challenges and complexities faced by businesses operating in the defence and aerospace sectors, making them the ideal experts to guide AIDN members through these regulatory changes and the impact it will have on their businesses.
Understanding the New Regulations: Expert speakers from EMA Advisory & Legal will delve into the revised Unfair Contract Terms regulations, explaining the key amendments and how they impact businesses across the Defence sector.
Implications for AIDN Members: AIDN members, who often engage in government contracts, defence, and aerospace industries, will gain insights into how the changes will affect their contractual relationships with both public and private sector partners.
Compliance and Risk Mitigation: Learn strategies and best practices for ensuring your contracts comply with the new ACL provisions, reducing the risk of disputes and legal challenges.
Practical Case Studies: Real-world case studies will illustrate how these changes may affect businesses in various scenarios, providing valuable context and actionable takeaways.
Why You Should Attend:
Stay Ahead of Legal Changes: Being informed about the latest updates to Unfair Contract Terms is essential for AIDN members to maintain compliance and avoid costly legal penalties.
Protect Your Business: Understanding the implications of these changes can help you proactively address potential risks and safeguard your business interests.
Enhance Contracting Strategies: Learn how to adapt your contracting strategies to align with the new regulations, making your business more competitive and resilient.
Don’t miss this opportunity to ensure your business is prepared for the changes. Register today!
Matthew Bautz – Director, Legal
Matthew is the Director and co-founder of EMA Legal Group Pty Ltd within EMA Advisory. Matthew is a highly experienced Procurement, Commercial, and ICT contracts advisor, who also teaches law afterhours at the University of Canberra. Matthew has a valuable combination of legal, commercial, finance and tech knowledge, which he uses to advise both the Commonwealth and Private Industry on a range of procurement matters, from simple renewals, to multi-billion dollar Defence procurements. He has managed +$200M in ICT contracts, and undertaken end-to-end procurement activities for Defence, the Pacific Region, and a multitude of global ICT companies.
Matthew is very commercially minded, which he uses to deliver efficient and effective solutions for his clients, maintaining the delicate balance of ‘speed to capability’ with ‘risk management’. Matthew is frequently reviewing the latest developments impacting the Procurement space, and regularly writes articles summarising the challenges and developments to both the Commonwealth and Industry. Matthew has a double degree in Law/Commerce (UC), a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (ANU), a Master of Legal Practice (ANU), and a Master of Financial Management (ANU)
Emma Jovic – Director, Advisory
Emma is the Director of EMA Advisory, and co-founder of EMA Legal Group Pty Ltd. She has over 10 years’ experience as a commercial professional working in both contract advisory and commercial law roles within public and private sectors. She is experienced in drafting complex contract documentation, negotiating commercial limits, interacting with industry bodies and advising on legislative requirements. She is highly experienced in assisting ICT project teams to achieve their required commercial outcomes and ensuring the project is supported throughout the Capability Lifecycle.
In 2015, Emma was awarded an Australia Day Medallion by the Secretary for the Department of Health for her role supporting the public sale of Medibank Private on the Australian Stock Exchange.
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