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Chris Bowen, Kevin Davis and regulators at CIFR Conference

The Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) hosted a conference on the Financial Systems Inquiry (FSI) on 11 March 2015. CIFR Conference subjects included superannuation, retirement incomes, product innovation, consumer outcomes and regulation. CIFR has just released videos of the sessions on this website, and highlights included:

The Hon Chris Bowen MP, Shadow Treasurer, with his insights on the FSI recommendations.

Professor Kevin Davis, a Committee Member of the FSI, on the approach taken by the FSI members.

Panel discussions included:

Wayne Byres, Chairman of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA); Professor Davis; and Peter Kell, Deputy Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The discussion revealed broad based support for the approach taken by the FSI.

Karen Chester, Commissioner of the Productivity Commission; Professor Graeme Samuel AC, Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow, Monash University, and former chairman of the ACCC; and Dr Deen Sanders, CEO of the Professional Standards Council. The discussion focussed on the merits of regulation imposed for the public good.


Graham Hand attended the CIFR Conference as a guest of CIFR.


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