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


Session held on 9th November 2021

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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Category Legal
Type Presentations, Virtual Round-table Recording
Date Entered 10/11/2021