QUARTERLY LEGAL UPDATE: How is the changing law impacting procurement practices in Australia? (VIRTUAL)

Session held on 16th March 2022

About this session

What is happening in the law and how is it affecting procurement practices – in a real-time way? 

Join Scott Alden and his team for this 60-90 minute session every three months – which will be half webinar and half Q&A, and find out THREE key things:

What new laws are coming into effect right now that might affect how procurement operate with suppliers

    Including :

The new Forced Labour Bill – 23rd August introduction 

The NSW Modern Slavery Amendments Bill – 14th October 

Unfair Contract Terms Act changes – coming soon 

What recent CASE LAW decisions might impact directly and indirectly upon procurement practices, or have implications for how we work with suppliers?

How are we implementing new solutions to recent laws that have come into effect, including regular updates on progress with:

Payment Times Reporting Act 2020 – new implementation guidance 

Fed Govt Covid variations 2021-22 UPDATES     

Modern Slavery Act 2018

Chain of Responsibility laws updates – nationally not just in NSW 

Privacy Laws and regulations 

Lock out law changes in NSW

When your in-house counsel is too busy to answer your questions, ask the HWLB team instead, and get a legal heads-up on what every PROCUREMENT PROFESSIONAL should 

Your expert facilitator

Scott Alden is a lawyer of rich experience specialising in procurement, contract & construction law and is a partner at HWL Ebsworth lawyers in Sydney. 

Previously, Scott has worked with Holding Redlich, DLA Piper and other top firms. He is also a part-time lecturer at the College of Law.



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Keywords contracts, legal
Category Legal Services
Topic / Interest Contracting & contract management, critical points through the contract lifecycle, Procurement and the Law
Type Presentations, Virtual Round-table Recording
Role N/A
Date Entered 17/03/2022