Rethinking the Regulatory Structure

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Date(s) - 22/10/14
10:00am - 11:00am


ACFS/Finsia Office
L46, Rialto South Tower, 525 Collins Street

Wednesday 22 October 2014 (10-11am)

The seminar will review the issues involved in establishing and maintaining Australia’s suite of regulators. It will consider issues like whether ASIC should be funded by fees and whether it’s consumer protection role should be moved to the ACCC.

It also asks whether APRA’s decisions should subject to appeal and whether it should be granted greater independence.

About the Presenter:

Rod is an Adjunct Professor of Economics, Monash University, Vice Chancellor’s Fellow, Victoria University’ President, Economic Society of Australia (Victorian Branch) and was a senior executive at the Commonwealth Bank for the last decade after earlier stints as Chief Economist for the Business Council of Australia, and Head of Economic Policy in the Victorian Cabinet Office.

Prior to that, Rod was one of Australia’s leading academic economists as Professor of Economics at Latrobe University and as a Professor of Economics at La Trobe University. Rod was also an author in the ACFS Funding Australia’s Future Stage 1 Project. Rod is currently working on a book on the history of the Australian economy.

About ACFS:

The Australian Centre for Financial Studies (ACFS) facilitates industry-relevant, rigorous research and independent commentary. Drawing on expertise from academia, industry and government, ACFS promotes thought leadership in the financial sector.

As specialists in leading edge finance and investment research, ACFS aims to boost the global credentials of Australia’s finance industry, bridging the gap between research and industry, and supporting Australia as an international centre for finance practice, research and education.

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