Greenwashing: A Practical Guide For In-House Counsel

With ASIC’s increased focus on greenwashing, it is important that In-House Counsel are aware of what greenwashing is, the legal risks and understand ways to reduce the risk of a claim of greenwashing. Hear  practical tips from the experts that you can take back to your organisation.

Wednesday, 30 October 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $112.00
Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Substantive Law
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

1.00pm to 2.00pm Greenwashing: A Practical Guide For In-House Counsel

 

  • What is “greenwashing” and what are the key legal risks?
  • Update on current regulatory objectives and priorities
  • Recent enforcement activity in Australia and globally
  • Practical guide for in-house counsel to mitigate risks

Presented by Martyn Taylor, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia and Zoe Lonard, Special Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Presenters


Zoe Lonard, Special Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Zoe Lonard is an antitrust and competition lawyer based in Sydney. Zoe advises clients on a range of competition and consumer issues, including obtaining merger clearance from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), ACCC investigations and litigation, and competition and consumer law compliance, to clients in sectors including life sciences and healthcare, financial institutions, technology, energy and resources. Prior to joining private practice, Zoe held various roles at the ACCC, including in cartel investigations and prosecutions, competition, and consumer law investigations, as well as merger investigations. Zoe also has experience as a Legal Adviser at the Competition & Markets Authority in the United Kingdom.


Dr Martyn Taylor, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Dr Martyn Taylor is a corporate and commercial Partner in the Sydney office of global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. He has some 30 years’ experience in competition law. He sits on the board and also heads the telecommunications and media group, and the Australian competition and trade group. He is described as “smart, efficient, friendly”. Martyn’s practice covers transactional, contentious and advisory. He is a well-known TMT, infrastructure, energy, competition and regulatory lawyer. Martyn is recommended by the key legal directories and has been named as one of the ‘top 10’ TMT legal advisors in Asia. Martyn has won numerous prizes and awards, including recently for the $15 billion merger of Vodafone with TPG Telecom (M&A deal of the year 2021). He has attended Harvard University and Oxford University. He has published well over 100 publications, including the award-nominated book 'International Competition Law'. Qualifications: PhD(Law), CME(Harvard), LLM(Law), MFin(Corporate Finance), LLB(Hons), BA(Economics)(Hons), BSc, GAICD.




This seminar is part of a series

In-House 10 Points Lunchtime Essentials Series

Attend this lunchtime series designed specifically for In-House Counsel to gain an update on the latest legal and commercial issues and risks impacting governance and In-House Counsel each day. Learn practical tips on how to deal with sexual harassment in a 2 hour session to kick off the series. Hear key takeaways for IP, consumer law, advertising, and marketing law, how to tackle the ‘S’ in ESG, make sure your business is ready for legislative changes in employment law and that you understand how to create and protect legal professional privilege in your role. Ensure that you understand the UCT provisions and hear some practical guidance regarding these, gain a timely update on cyber risk and cyber insurance as well as on risks and indemnities included in contracts. Hear practical tips on how to manage working with external counsel and internal stakeholders and steps you can implement to reduce the risk of accusations of greenwashing.

Description

Attend the full series and earn 10 CPD units including:
8 units in Substantive Law
1 unit in Professional Skills
1 unit in Practice Management and Business Skills

This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories


If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.

 

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