19 July 2018

The World at your Doorstep: IPBA Australia-New Zealand Regional Forum

Published on 19 July 2018

The World at your Doorstep – IPBA Australia-New Zealand Regional Forum

Date and time: 19 July 2018, 3pm - 7pm

Location: College of Law Sydney, Level 16, St James Centre, 111 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW Australia 2000

Cost: Free event

Co-chairs: Michael Butler (Finlaysons) and Roger Saxton (Connor & Co)


This Regional Forum event is organised by the Inter-Pacific Bar Association and will be held at The College’s Sydney city office.

The Forum will continue the IPBA’s tradition of providing stimulating debate and exploration of topical issues and developments relevant to those with a legal practice or interest in the Asia-Pacific Region.

The central focus of this event will be on some of the Australian legal and tax issues facing foreign investors from the Asia-Pacific Region who wish to invest and operate in Australasia.

We are fortunate to have a fantastic line-up of speakers and look forward to seeing you at this complimentary event (for which CLE/CPD points will be available):

Session 1: FIRB & Regulatory issues for North Asia investors in Australia – Ben Smith (Minter Ellison)

Session 2: Cryptocurrencies & ICOs – Jim FitzSimons (Bird & Bird)

Session 3: Tax issues for foreign property investors in Australia – Recent developments – Mary-Anne Sotiropoulos (Finlaysons)

Session 4: Investing across the ditch – Issues facing Australian investors – Jai Nario (Chapman Tripp)


Find out more about this event and register.