2nd ANJeL Australia-Japan Business Law Update CLE Seminar: 13/02/10 in Tokyo

Happy New Year of the Tiger!
Registrations are now open for the 2nd ANJeL Australia Japan Business Law Update seminar: Saturday 13 February 2010 2-5.30pm at the Kasumigaseki building of Ernst & Young in Tokyo (http://shinnihon.vo.llnwd.net/o25/image/aboutus/eytax_access_mapE.gif).
Learn about post-GFC financial markets reg and (yes) the amended Australia-Japan double tax treaty. And even get 3 MCLD/PLD credits. Just A$200 – with no GST chargeable! At least some of us will follow up with an informal (PAYG) dinner.
For more details and registration please visit: http://www.usyd.edu.au/news/law/457.html?eventcategoryid=39&eventid=5139

Aimed especially at Australian practitioners in Japan, as well as Japanese practitioners interested in Australian law and the economy, this second Continuing Legal Education seminar to be held in Tokyo focuses on developments in Australian and Japanese financial markets after the GFC as well as various implications of the recently amended Australia-Japan Double Tax Treaty.
Professor Sheelagh McCracken recently joined the University of Sydney Law School as Professor of Finance Law. She has lectured extensively on finance law in Australia and in various centres in Asia, and has a strong research interest in the area. The seventh edition of Everett and McCracken’s Banking and Financial Institutions Law, which she has co-authored since its inception, was published in Sydney in 2009. The third edition of her book on The Banker’s Remedy of Set-Off is scheduled for publication in London in 2010.
Professor Souichirou Kozuka is Professor of Commercial Law at Sophia University Law School in Tokyo. He lectures and writes extensively particularly on the regulation of financial institutions, the secured transactions, distribution agreements, and transport law. He is Program Convenor (ANJeL-in-Japan: Kanto) and a frequent visitor to Australia.
Dean Page is a tax partner with Ernst & Young (EY) in Tokyo. Prior to joining EY, Dean co-founded and was CEO of JAX, a leading independent professional services firm. His other experience includes nearly six years with PricewaterhouseCoopers and three years with a Japanese international law firm. Dean is admitted as both an Attorney (England/Wales & Australia) and CPA (U.S. & Australia). He co-heads the International Tax Education Program (ITEP) at Temple University Japan where he has acted as an Adjunct Professor since 2001.
Paul Previtera is a Senior Tax Manager EY in Tokyo. He has more than seven years experience assisting multinational enterprises in the structuring of their international operations. Prior to joining EY, Paul worked in Grant Thornton Japan’s international tax practice where he headed the firm’s real estate advisory group. He is admitted as a lawyer (Qld) and holds a Masters of Tax from the University of New South Wales. Paul co-heads the ITEP as an Adjunct Professor.
Associate Professor Luke Nottage is a founding Co-Director of the Australian Network for Japanese Law (www.law.usyd.edu.au/anjel) . He specialises in comparative and transnational commercial and consumer law.
Venue Details
Ernst & Young Shinnihon Tax, Tokyo.
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Time: 2-5.30pm (Registration from 1.45pm)
Location: Ernst & Young Tokyo
Cost: $200 (GST Exempt)
Contact: Event Coordinator
Phone: +61 2 9351 0238
Email: law.events@usyd.edu.au
2nd “ANJeL Australia-Japan Business Law Update” CLE seminar, 13 February
Monday, 28 December 2009

Author: Luke Nottage

Prof Luke Nottage (BCA, LLB, PhD VUW, LLM LLD Kyoto) is founding co-director of the Australian Network for Japanese Law (ANJeL), Associate Director (Japan) of the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law at the University of Sydney (CAPLUS), and Professor of Comparative and Transnational Business Law at Sydney Law School. He specialises in international dispute resolution, foreign investment law, contract and consumer (product safety) law.