This session took place 27th September 2023.

What is happening in the law and how is it affecting procurement practices?

Join Scott Alden and his team for this 60 minute session for 2023 covering how the changing law is impacting procurement practices in Australia.

This session covered off: 

Update on Modern Slavery​

  • Commonwealth Act
  • MSA Review
  • 30 recommendations

Criminal Code Review

  • National Anti-Corruption Commission​
  • Case Study: Auditor General Report No. 21 (22/23)
  • How to prepare for the changing integrity landscape
  • PwC Scandal

Unfair Contract Terms​

  • Small business thresholds
  • ASIC v Paypal

Heads of Agreements

  • Introduction & terminology
  • Why use heads of agreement?
  • The Four Classes
  • Cases
  • Factors when Deciding Enforceability

Your expert facilitator

Scott Alden – Partner, HWL Ebsworth.

Raihan Hossain – Associate (Construction and Procurement), HWL Ebsworth