Drone Law: Flying Above the Regulatory Hurdles (2020)
We will explore the robust regulations surrounding the use of drones in Australia. We will walk through the regulatory environment for drones that will shape the start of this decade. The drone regulatory space is constantly changing in respect to technical developments, new applications, as well as the implementation of further regulations and guidelines. In this talk Tom will provide an overview to the formative developments in the drone regulatory and practitioner landscape at the moment.
- Be aware of the key regulations governing the use of drones in Australia;
- Identify key legal issues arising out of the operation of drones;
- Be alert to the pending regulations guiding this area of technology;
- Appreciate the role of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority in regulating the use of drones.
About your Speaker: Tom Pils, The Drone Lawyer
Australian lawyer specialising in drone law & the regulations surrounding this awesome & rapidly growing area of human ingenuity. Also a litigation expert representing a range of clients from foreign government formed entities to SME’s.
Tom’s focus & passion lies in the legal landscape, or more appropriately – airways, concerning drones. His mission is to guide clients through the red-tape & regulatory risk associated with integrating & utilising drones in their operations so as to ultimately increase their productivity & profitability.
Tom’s background has mainly been in commercial law, disputes & litigation. Whether representing the interests of a foreign government in Australian trade marks, settling defamation proceedings against a major television broadcaster, or acting against one of the big car manufacturers in an alleged contempt of court proceedings, Tom’s experience means you are in good hands should you find yourself in any kind of dispute. However, this is only if the first avenue is not possible: to avoid a dispute in the first place by negotiating a commercially sensible resolution without escalation to the Courts.
This broad range of experience means Tom does not just advise on the technical aspects of the law (a given), but considers the best option in the commercial real-life context. With an attention to detail while considering the big picture, Tom provides practical legal solutions & will be the trusted advisor in your corner of the sky.
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