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                                       CRICOS Provider No: 00098G                    ABN: 57 195 873 179                                                                  THE UNIVERSITY OF
I would like to attend                                                     Registration Options Please mark box to indicate choice                                        NEW SOUTH WALES
                                                                           Tuesday 17th August 2004 • 8.30am-1.00pm
Title Mr/Mrs/Miss/Ms:                                                      Swissotel, Level 8, 68 Market Street, Sydney                                                   Faculty of Law
                                                                           Company Secretaries, Corporate Counsel                                                         Continuing Legal Education
First Name: ___________________________________________                    and the LAW                                                                  $352

                                                                           I cannot attend but please provide the papers                                $165
Last Name: ____________________________________________

                                                                           Cost GST inclusive                                       Total $
Occupation: ___________________________________________                    All seminar fees includes tuition, materials and refreshments

Firm/Organisation: _____________________________________
                                                                           Payment Options

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Address: ______________________________________________
                                                                           or Payment by credit card                Mastercard             Visa

                                                                           Card number: ___________ / ___________ / ___________ / ___________
___________________________________ Postcode: _________

Telephone: ____________________________________________                    Expiry date: ________ / ________

Fax: __________________________________________________                    Cardholder’s name: ___________________________________________                        Counsel and
Email: ________________________________________________                    Signature: ___________________________________________________                        the LAW
Please return this registration form with your payment to:
CLE, Faculty of Law, UNSW, Sydney NSW 2052.
Tel: (02) 9385 2267 or (02) 9385 2195 Fax: (02) 9385 1155 or (02) 9385 1175                     Email:

Programme Variation: The Director of CLE retains the right to vary the programme to deal with unforeseen circumstances. This includes cancelling
or re-scheduling a programme and changing speakers or content if occasion obliges us to do so.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will be accepted up to two weeks prior to the commencement of the course. Withdrawal after this time and
                                                                                                                                                                 Tuesday 17th August 2004
before the commencement of the course will result in a cancellation charge of $100. Cancellations after the commencement of the course will not
be eligible for a refund.                                                                                                                                        8.30am-1.00pm

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activities to you.                                                                                                                                               Sydney

Office Use Only:                                                                                                                                                 CLE & CPD Points: 4 points

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• General Practitioners                                                          Company Secretaries,
• In house Counsel
• Company secretaries
                                                                            Corporate Counsel and the LAW
• Corporations law specialists                                                       Tuesday 17th August 2004 • 8.30am-1.00pm
• Banking & finance specialists
                                                          Chair      George FORSTER.                                                • complying with the ASX Corporate
• Auditors & accountants                                             Corporate & Legal Adviser.                                       Governance Guidelines; and
• Corporate or in-house counsel                                                                                                     • the impact of CLERP 9.
                                                          8.30am     Opening remarks from
• Commercial Lawyers                                                 Hon. Mr. Justice Reginald BARRETT.              11.35am
                                                                     Supreme Court of New South Wales                Topic 4: Personal Liability of Company Officers
Object: The changing corporate environment                                                                           Speaker Bruce COWLEY.
                                                                                                                             Partner, Minter Ellison
requires an increasingly demanding professional role      Topic 1:   Key issues, roles & responsibilities for
                                                                     Company Secretaries                                       • Observations of Justice Owen in HIH Report;
is played by Company Secretaries. We will examine
                                                                                                                               • CLERP 9 amendments in relation to
the responsibilities of Company Secretaries in relation   Speaker Frank BUSH FCIS,
                                                                  Immediate Past National President
to some key situations. Reliance by non executive                                                                              • A review of recent cases on directors
                                                                  Chartered Secretaries Australia
board members on financial reporting internally                                                                                  different standards, including ASIC v Rich,
                                                                  Company Secretary, Aristocrat Leisure Ltd
                                                                                                                                 Water Wheel Case, ASIC v Whitlam and
and the publication of material externally will require              • Overview of the Secretaries role                          ASIC V Vines;
an increasingly skilled officer in the Company                       • Key skills and challenges                               • The new interpretation given to s 197 of the
Secretaries’ role.                                                                                                               Corporations Act in Hanel v O’Neill -
                                                                                                                                 personally liable for all debts incurred by the
                                                          Topic 2:   Disclosure Compliance Best Practice
About CLE – The CLE programme is an important             Speaker Duncan RAMSAY.                                               • State legislation which imposes personal
link between the Law School at UNSW and the                       Company Secretary & Legal Counsel                              liability on company officers and the
                                                                  QBE Insurance                                                  Minister’s referral to the Companies and
professional community. We have an established
                                                                                                                                 Markets Advisory Committee designed to
reputation for high quality courses. Our programme        10.25am Morning Tea
                                                                                                                                 bring about uniformity
consists of a series of quality short courses assisting   10.50am
lawyers, accountants, financial planners, executives                                                                 12.45pm Q & A      Close
                                                          Topic 3: Employee Share Plans and Disclosure
and other professionals whose work demands up-to-         Speaker Nigel DONNELLY.
date knowledge of, and skills in, the relevant areas.             Solicitor, Mallesons Stephen Jaques
                                                                     • Company Secretaries responsibilities in
                                                                       development and administration of
                                                                       Employee Share schemes;
                                                                          • licensing requirements;
                                                                          • securities law issues and ASX Listing
                                                                            Rule requirements;
                                                                          • disclosure documents;
                                                                          • obtaining the ASIC Class Order relief;

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