With the escalating COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis presenting the gravest challenge to the physical and economic well-being of Australians in decades, businesses are considering how to ensure they can survive.
To assist businesses in this difficult time, Piper Alderman is hosting a free virtual webinar on Thursday, 2 April, to provide practical insights and real world solutions in the areas of employment & workplace law, contract law, insolvency & director responsibilities among others. You can register for the webinar here, which will be hosted by:
Tim Lange – Employment & Workplace Issues: stand-downs, termination, redundancy and working from home;
Ted Williams – Contract Law: contract reliefs and risks in terms of delay, force majeure, changes in law, delay, termination events and how contracting parties might frame discussions to ensure delivery and achieve workable commercial outcomes;
Michael Lhuede – Insolvency and Director Responsibilities: Review of the Parliament’s COVID 19 Emergency Response Measures, residual director responsibilities, debt moratoriums and voluntary administration;
Andrew Rankin – Issues for public companies, including ASX-listed companies.
The webinar will start at 10:00am, and is expected to run for 90 minutes.