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Protecting your Business Interests

Protecting your Business Interests


Our Commercial Litigation, Projects and Construction, Employment and Fraud teams invite you to a seminar at our Exeter office with presentations, Q & As and practical guidance on how best to protect your business interests.

Topics will include:

Dawn Raids – How to Prepare and React to Protect your Organisation – Mark Kenkre, Trowers & Hamlins LLP

  • How to react to a dawn raid?
  • How to prepare for a dawn raid?
  • What is best practice in terms of pro-active compliance?

Forming Contracts Virtually – Alan Tate, Trowers & Hamlins LLP

  • Consideration of how the Courts have interpreted parties' emails to form a contract
  • How a contract may be signed electronically
  • A review of the new Electronic Identification and Trust Services for Electronic Transactions Regulations 2016

Confidential Information and Restrictive Covenants – John Turnbull and Maria Dunn, Trowers & Hamlins LLP

  • A summary of the steps employers can take to protect themselves from disloyal employees focusing on practical steps, danger signs and investigations.
  • A summary of the legal protections/remedies available to employers.

An update on the World of Cybercrime – Rhodri Evans, Cyber Security Lead, PWC

  • What is Cyber Risk?
  • How does it manifest itself?
  • An analogy to help protect your business.

Update on the UK Anti-money Laundering Regime and the Panama Papers – Kathryn Insall, Trowers & Hamlins LLP

  • Refresher on the anti-money laundering rules applying to all organisations
  • Specific issues for organisations operating in the regulated sectors
  • Recent legislation and lessons learned from the "Panama Papers" scandal
  • Practical tips and recommendations

The Brexit Litigation – an overview and other litigation implications – Lucy James, Trowers & Hamlins LLP

  • Reflections on Supreme Court's judgment in Miller
  • Contracts – governing law, jurisdiction and enforcement issues
  • Potential impact on procurement law and disputes

Event details:

The seminar will begin at 9am and close at 12:30pm followed by a networking lunch

Date: Friday 19 May 2017
Time: 9am - 1:30pm (8:30am registration)
Venue: Our Exeter office

To book a place on this seminar please click the reservations tab at the top of the page.