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 Third Annual Law of Religious Institutions Conference Online

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Delivered online in 4 parts over 4 half days

14, 15, 21 & 22 October 2021

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The legal and regulatory challenges facing religious institutions and their advisers have never been greater. Board members have increasingly onerous responsibilities, member disputes are on the rise, and historical abuse claim issues continue to remain at the fore. Television Education Network’s 2021 conference examines these key issues, along with recent developments in employment law, mandatory reporting obligations, as well as transparency and conflict of interest issues.

This is our annual two day conference delivered online in four parts over four half days. All delegates registering for the online conference will receive recordings of all of the sessions post-conference to view at your leisure.

Part 1: Governance Challenges

Thursday 14 October 2021 [10am to 12.45pm]

  • Board Member and Director Duties under the Spotlight in Religious Institutions
  • Blowing Away the Cobwebs from Constituent Documents of Religious Institutions
  • Avoiding the Nuclear Option: Effective Management of Member Disputes

Part 2: Risk Management

Friday 15 October 2021 [10am to 12.45pm]

  • Is Faith Enough? Re-thinking Risk Management in Religious Institutions
  • As Clear as Mud: Transparency and Conflict of Interest in the Governance of Religious Institutions
  • Process and Procedural Fairness in Investigations for Religious Institutions

Part 3: Managing People

Thursday 21 October 2021 [10am to 12.45pm]

  • A Rose by Any Other Name? Characterising the Legal Relationship between Religious Institution and Clergy
  • Developments in Employment Law for Religious Institutions
  • Raising the Bar: A Higher Standard for Employees of Religious Institutions?

Part 4: Mandatory Reporting and Litigation

Friday 22 October 2021 [10am to 12.45pm]

  • It’s Not Child’s Play: A Guide to Mandatory Reporting for Religious Institutions
  • With the Benefit of Hindsight: New Perspectives for Managing Historical Sexual Abuse Claims
  • Sexual Harassment and Misconduct by Leadership in Religious Institutions

Philip Battye, Partner, HWL Ebsworth, Melbourne

Rebecca Lambert-Smith, Practice Leader, Moores, Melbourne

Luke Geary, Partner, Mills Oakley, Brisbane

Amanda Ryding, Partner, Colin Biggers & Paisley, Sydney

David Ford, Partner, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers, Sydney

Kelly Ralph, Senior Associate, Justitia, Melbourne

Adam Foster, Principal Lawyer, Macpherson Kelley, Melbourne

Skye Rose, Practice Leader, Moores, Melbourne

Alistair Macpherson, Managing Director, Corney & Lind Lawyers, Brisbane

  • Very relevant and detailed content, specific to this cohort of clients. Extensive coverage of the range of legal issues that religious institutions deal with. Presenters who were very knowledgeable about religious organisations. Will attend again!
  • I appreciated the effort to bring complex matters to practical points of understanding specific to our particular situation.
  • Overall the conference was very well put together, and on the whole the speakers and their papers were first class.
  • Relevant and access able with excellent speakers

If you register and pay by 17 September 2021 you will pay only $1573 – a saving of $275 off the full price conference registration fee of $1848.

Multiple registration discount?

If you would like to send 3 or more people from your company to this conference the following discounts apply:

  • 3 registrations – 5% discount off each registration
  • 4 registrations – 10% discount off each registration
  • 5 or more registrations – 15% discount off each registration

To access this discount simply use the multiple registration option on our website. You can complete all of the registrations in one action and the discount will automatically be applied.

If you need assistance or you have an enquiry please contact our Event Manager, Jenna Pickrell, on (03) 8601 7729 or email: [email protected]

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 Price:   $1,848.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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