Third Annual Agribusiness Law Conference
Thursday 17 and Friday 18 May 2018
The Langham, Melbourne
-245 DAYS
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The agribusiness industry is in a constant state of change, with increased regulatory control, major developments in technology, as well as competition law reforms. The opportunities and challenges have never been greater for the agribusiness sector.  Television Education Network in association with our major conference sponsors Australian Agricultural Company Limited (AACo) and Elders Limited are proud to present our 2018 conference, which examines the key regulatory and legal challenges facing the industry, including foreign investment, land tenure regulation and biosecurity reforms.

Thursday 17 May 2018

Investment and Competition Issues in Agribusiness

  • Agribusiness Law: Sensible Regulation or Red Tape Gone Mad?
  • Foreign Investment Review Board Applications - Getting it Right
  • Financing Methods in Agribusiness
  • Competition Law in Agriculture - Reforms Affecting Paddock to Plate

Legal and Regulatory Challenges in Agribusiness

  • Land Tenure Regulation - Opportunities and Challenges for Agricultural Growth
  • PPSA and Agribusiness: Personal Property Securities Over Agricultural Assets
  • Big Data in Agriculture - Ownership, Use and Privacy of Farm Data

Conference Cocktail Party hosted by : AACo

Friday 18 May 2018

Security and Sustainability Challenges

  • Sustainability Regulation - Empowering or Constraining Agriculture?
  • Food Security Regulation - Reliability in Supply and Building Food Trust
  • Biosecurity Regulation - Managing Compliance Risk in Agriculture

Intellectual Property and Technology Issues in Agribusiness

  • R&D, Technology Transfer and Licensing in Agriculture
  • Protecting Your Brand in China - Challenges, Remedies and Cost

Donald McGauchie AO, Chairman, Australian Agricultural Company

Mick Keogh, Commissioner, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

Franki Ganter, Partner, Allens, Brisbane

Peter Knoblanche, Chief Executive Officer, Rabobank Australia, Sydney

Sar Katdare, Partner, Johnson Winter & Slattery, Sydney

Brian Healey, Partner, K&L Gates, Brisbane

Peter Mills, Special Counsel, Thynne + Macartney, Brisbane

Barry White, Chair - Australia China Business Council Agribusiness & Food Working Group and Director - ProEx Developments, Vic

Carolyn Oddie, Partner, Allens, Sydney

Elisa de Wit, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, Melbourne

Michael Park, Partner, Allens, Melbourne,

Melissa Monks, Special Counsel, King & Wood Mallesons, Melbourne

Andrew Gill, Partner, Minter Ellison, Canberra

Rob McInnes, Principal, IP Advisory, Sydney

Scott Bouvier, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Sydney


Breadth of topics covered very good and useful. Good length of sessions and excellent detailed papers.

Good range of topics. Excellent speakers.

Great coverage of current hot topics in the agribusiness law sector.

Great diverse mix of people/presenters. Great topics.

Very good line up of speakers with very relevant content. Conference is very applicable for a non legal audience.

High quality and topical presentations. Assisted in developing an agribusiness law group/community.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Conference Coordinator, Jenna Pickrell on (03) 96702055 or email:
Product Code: MALMAY18
 Price:   $2,145.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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