The Banking and Financial Services Law Association is holding its 27th Annual Conference on 14 to 16 August 2010 in Queenstown, New Zealand. A conference programme and registration brochure may be downloaded from the BFSLA web site. The NSW Bar Association has accredited the conference with 6 CPD points.
_We are delighted to have Lord Hoffmann speaking this year. We are equally delighted that the Judiciary from both New Zealand and Australia continues its strong support for our Conference.ï¿½ Justice Dyson Heydon from the High Court of Australia, theï¿½ immediate past President of the New Zealand Court of Appealï¿½ and recently appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of New Zealand, Sir William Young, Justice Julie Ward from the Supreme Court of NSW and Dr RP Austin, recently retired from that Court, are also speaking.
In keeping with our regulatory and responsibility theme, we also have Bob Pickel from ISDA, New York, Jane Diplock, Chair of the NZ Securities Commission, and Prof John Armour, Lovells Professor of Law and Finance, Oxford speaking on regulation after the GFC. We also have two PPSA topics, our first ever session an Islamic financing, and many other sessions including cross border insolvency, secondary debt trading, AML and anti-terrorism laws and the new consumer credit laws. ï¿½ We already have over 200 lawyers registered for the Conference. The Bar has always been a strong supporter of the BFSLA and the Conference and we look forward to seeing many of you at the Conference in Queenstown in August._
27 July 2010