If and when a significant regulatory inquiry arises, organisations need to be prepared and be in position to respond effectively so that stakeholders are informed and steps are taken to minimise intrusion to the business.
This extremely timely Preparing & Responding to Regulatory Review conference will address how to engage with regulators to ensure activities are transparent and compliant in an environment where entities are being more closely scrutinised than ever.
Key learnings include
- Understand the drivers behind growing regulatory scrutiny and how to be prepared
- Know how to work with regulation in today’s environment
- Build strong relationships with regulators from long term to day-to-day
- Effectively operate the business under a raft of changing regulations
- Navigate regulatory relationships with tailored and effective engagement strategies
- Hear best practices for managing a major regulatory inquiry
Who will attend?
From industries including finance, energy, technology, infrastructure, telcos & more:
- General Counsels
- Heads of Legal/Regulation
- Regulatory Strategy/Regulatory Affairs
- Regulatory Lawyers
- Board Members & Company Secretaries
Attend to learn:
- Prepare your organisation for an increasing level of regulatory scrutiny
- Set & navigate effective engagement strategies with regulators
- Hear best practices for managing a major regulatory inquiry
- Ensure effective business operations amidst changing & complex regulations
Elizabeth (Liz) Molyneux – General Manager of Energy Markets Regulation. Liz has 20 years in the energy sector, managing retail, wholesale, network, pricing and non-pricing consumer protection regulation, wholesale risk management experience and major project acquisition and integration.
In addition to energy experience, Liz has obtained Bachelor of Science, (Mathematics and Physics), and Graduate Diplomas in Applied Economics (Econometrics) and Finance and Investments, and has worked in risk management at NAB, and as an economic consultant at NIEIR.
AGL is the largest retailer in Victoria serving over half a million electricity and half a million gas customers, and has been an incumbent supplier of electricity in Victoria since 2002. AGL also operates in South Australia, New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia.
AGL is a customer-focussed business and we endeavour to provide customers with products and services that best meet their diverse wants and needs. AGL has a Customer Service Centre in Victoria and is a Member on the Energy Water Ombudsman Victoria (EWOV) Board. AGL is actively involved in regulatory discussions, attending external forums and providing detailed, evidence-based submissions to inform regulatory decisions.
First State Super
Ian is responsible for the delivery of legal and company secretariat services to the First State Super Board, its committees and management.
Ian joined First State Super in 2012 having previously held a number of senior management roles at Perpetual Limited.
Prior to his time with Perpetual Ian worked with the Australian Government’s Insurance and Superannuation Commission.
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission
Michael Cosgrave is Executive General Manager of the Infrastructure Regulation Division. Michael has been the most senior official within the ACCC on telecommunications and more recently across all its infrastructure responsibilities for the past 20 years.
The ACCC is the economy wide competition regulator that has specific responsibilities in the economic and completion regulation of telecommunications and some other key infrastructure sectors.
Michael’s current position involves the overall management of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Infrastructure Regulation Division. The Infrastructure Regulation Division is responsible for fostering competitive, efficient and informed markets in critical sectors and industries. This includes the economic regulation of certain communications, water and transport markets and the monitoring of industries where there is lack of competition such as fuel and airports.
He is a lawyer who has worked both as a barrister and as a solicitor across a range of areas in both the private and public sectors.
Henrietta is the General Counsel, Regulatory Strategy and Financial Crime at Tabcorp. As a member of the Group General Counsel leadership team, she is responsible for all of Tabcorp’s key regulatory relationships and delivering an effective regulatory stakeholder engagement framework. Henrietta has market leading commercial and regulatory experience. Henrietta started her career at Australia’s corporate regulator, following which she was part of leading practices at King & Wood Mallesons and Herbert Smith Freehills.
Henrietta’s core specialties include Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing law, Financial Crime Regulation, Financial Services Regulation, Gambling Regulation, Personal Property Securities legislation, Consumer and Retail Banking Law and Payments Systems Regulation. Henrietta also chairs the Financial Services Committee of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.
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What People Are Saying
“I was really impressed by the quality and enthusiasm of the presenters. Some great takeaways that I’ll definitely implement in our business.”Legal Counsel, Credit Union Australia
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