Consumer Protection Act Webinar 27 & 28 May (2 sessions of 2,5 hrs) 10:00 – 12:30

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About the seminar

Come and hear the answers to your clients’ many questions arising from the impact of COVID-19- cancellation fees, non-refundable deposits, is it breach or vis maior if you are unable to meet contractual timelines due to the shutdown, impacts on medical aids and medical service providers, your employees’ Consumer Act obligations to the employer even when working from home, impacts on leases etc.

You are specifically invited to send us your queries for discussion during the seminar. We’ll also give an update on the application of the Act to everything from defective cars and industrial machinery to shares, buildings, timeshare, etcetera. We will also look at the latest National Consumer Tribunal rulings, the various Ombudsmen and latest case law.

From a supplier’s perspective, we will focus on the high risk areas in respect of services in various contexts e.g. banking, insurance, wedding coordination, leasing movables (e.g. telecoms equipment) or fixed property, supply of electricity and water, et cetera.

Who should register?

Any legal practitioner, legal adviser and candidate legal practitioner will benefit from this interactive seminar.

Webinar outline

The first half of the seminar will be in a traditional format. Participants will be invited to submit questions for the second half, which will be dealt with in the second session.In between, we will deal with the latest case law and the rulings from the National Consumer Tribunal. All the basics of the CPA will be covered.

Presenter

TRUDIE BROEKMANN has been involved with the CPA since it was a Bill and she is of fascinated by the impact it has on almost every area of law. She has her own firm in Cape Town and previously worked at Broekmanns Attorneys, Mallinicks Inc, Webber Wentzel, Gunstons Attorneys and as in-house counsel for Irvin & Johnson Ltd.

Date

Webinar date: 27 and 28 May 2020, 10:00 – 12:30 (2 session of 2hr presentation and 30 minutes question time)
Closing date for registrations: 26 May 2020

Cost of the webinar
R990.00 (VAT Inclusive) per participant.

Confirmation of attendance will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Register as soon as possible to secure your space.

How to register

Kindly note that you can only register online and that there are limited places available. Participants should be registered individually to enable the system to generate a unique username and password for each person.

STEP 1:
Payment should be made by electronic funds transfer (EFT) only. Remember to upload the proof of payment (PDF) in step 2. LSSA banking details: Account name: Law Society of South Africa | Bank: FNB Pretoria | Branch code: 251445 | Account no: 6200 9641 079 | Reference: Your name, surname and cell number

STEP 2:
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

STEP 3:
Once you have successfully registered to participate, you will receive a confirmation email of registration. You will receive a system-generated email with a link (Microsoft Teams) to the webinar at least 24 hours before the webinar starts. Please read the instructions that will be email to you carefully and test your link (Microfsoft Teams) to the webinar page at least 20min before it starts.

Contact LEAD’s Seminars Department

For more information about this seminar, contact the Seminars Department at seminars@LSSALEAD.org.za or on +27 (012) 441 4644 / 4690 / 4913.

Course Dates

Webinar date:

27 May 2020,( Wednesday)

28 May 2020, (Thursday)

10:00 – 12:30 (2 session of 2hr presentation and 30 minutes question time)
Closing date for registrations: 26 May 2020

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