Browse courses to find something that interests you.
You'll gain key insights into the negotiation, documentation, and administration of a sale of business transaction. Hear from highly-respected leaders of the legal profession, who will share their experiences and explore current challenges, like employment law and intellectual property issues. A core focus of this seminar will be deal structures and strategic considerations for practitioners overseeing a transaction.
Four CPD units (one unit per hour)
8:45am - Introduction by our Chair
Gena Kawaguchi, Partner, Brown Wright Stein Lawyers
8:50am - Due Diligence steps in Sale of a Business
Speaker: Shah Rusiti, Partner, Teece Hodgson and Ward; Accredited Specialist in Business Law – Law Society of NSW
9:40am - Pre-contractual negotiations, vendor warranties and earn-outs
Speakers: Simon Griesz, Partner, and Gena Kawaguchi, Partner, Brown Wright Stein Lawyers
10:45am - Corporate and Employment Law Issues
Speaker: Ruth Nocka, Partner, Dentons
11:30am - Intellectual Property Considerations in Business Transfers
Speaker: James Ellsmore, Managing Associate, Dentons
12:15pm - Structuring a sale of business: asset sales or share sales
Speaker: Steven Brown, Principal, Etienne Lawyers
A discount of 10% is available to UTS Alumni or UTS Staff enrolling in this short course. If you’re eligible for this discount, please ensure you have provided your UTS Student or Staff ID number in your UTS Open Profile (under ‘A bit about you’).
When signing up for the Session, use the relevant voucher code to apply the discount to your Cart:
Please note that there’s a limit of one discount rate per participant.
This course is useful for:
Gena Kawaguchi is a Partner in the commercial team at Brown Wright Stein. She works across a wide range of corporate and commercial law matters including: mergers and acquisitions; shareholders and unitholders agreements; partnership and joint venture agreements; general contract review and drafting; Australian Consumer Law; business restructuring; trusts; finance and securities. Gena also has experience in property, estate planning, insolvency and general asset protection. She was admitted as a lawyer in NSW in August 2005.
Shah has 30 years of experience in business law and commercial law, information technology and commercial property. His clients include IT companies and software developers, national and international manufacturers, education providers, accountants, medical practitioners, engineers and other professionals. Shah advises on: corporate and business structuring; sale and purchase of businesses and companies; shareholders and disputes; commercial and government contracts (particularly in the IT and services industries); tailored commercial documents including service agreements, terms of supply, ASP and software licence agreements, distributorships and reseller agreement and many others; commercial property sales, purchases and leases.
Simon Griesz is a Partner at Brown Wright Stein and has over the last 20 years developed in depth experience in commercial law which has been enhanced with experience in litigation and dispute resolution law. Simon acts on behalf of owner-managed businesses, national companies, retail businesses and investors in industries including retail, property, manufacturing and financial services. He advises clients in areas including: mergers and acquisitions; general commercial transactions including shareholder agreements, joint ventures, partnerships and loan and security documents; corporations law; dealing with ACCC investigations; and consumer protection law. In commercial disputes or regulatory investigations , Simon assists clients to reach a commercial resolution, rather than expensive and time-consuming litigation.
Ruth Nocka is a market-leading workplace relations lawyer and a partner in Dentons’ Employment & Safety group in Sydney. Ruth advises on all areas of employment law including termination of employment, managing injured employees, contracts and statutory interpretation. Ruth has extensive experience in discrimination law and employment contracts (which extends to employment-related litigation), and in prosecutions of multiple respondents for multiple breaches of the Fair Work Act 2009 and urgent injunctions in the Supreme Court for breach of restraint provisions. She has also conducted investigations in the construction, financial services, mining, retail and wholesale goods industries in allegations of bullying, fraud, sexual harassment and employee misconduct.
James is a Managing Associate with Dentons’ Intellectual Property team in Sydney and has practised for more than ten years in all areas of intellectual property. He has particular expertise in leading and managing complex patent disputes in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. These disputes have involved many different classes and formulations of pharmaceuticals (including biologicals), as well as sleep apnoea technology, ophthalmic technology and respiratory care products. James has assisted clients to resolve patent and licensing disputes in other areas of technology, including semiconductors and LEDs, mining equipment, plumbing valves, financial products and services and telecommunications systems. James also works with a broad base of clients on licensing and commercialisation matters, including the drafting and enforcement of research and commercial agreements.
Steven Brown is an expert in commercial, corporations, ASX, business, and IP law. He lectures in drafting at the College of Law, amd has lectured in banking law at Macquarie University; in contract law, regulation and ethcis for the FINSIA Master of Finance; for the AICD; and in corporations, finance and securities law for the LLM and SJD courses at UTS. He holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney, and a Master of Applied Finance (1st) from Macquarie University. He is an Accredited Specialist in Business Law, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a Fellow of the Property Investors Association of Australia.
Complete your core studies for the ARITA Advanced Certification program with this foundation course.
Gain the insight of practising barristers to enhance your individual study for the NSW Bar exam.
Learn tools, processes and methodologies to help you adapt to disruption and complex problems.
Link copyright and human rights and understand the impact on issues like access to education
Module 2: Broaden your toolkit of techniques and bring creativity to your approach to public participation.
Module 1: Understand the steps for effectively planning your approach to engaging the public.