Australian Securities and Investment Commission – Senate Hearing Committee

Australian Parliament:   Senate Hearing Committee into the performance of corporate regulator ASIC - Australian Securities and Investment Commission

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Public Hearings

SENATE ECONOMICS REFERENCES COMMITTEE DAY 1

The performance of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission

PUBLIC HEARING Wednesday 19 February 2014  Program Day 1

Corinthian Room, Sydney Masonic Conference & Function Centre (SMC), 66 Goulburn St Sydney

Time

Witness

9.00 am

Australian Securities and Investments Commission
(Submission 45,  45_supp 45_supp245_supp2_correction45_supp3 )

Mr Greg Medcraft, Chairman
Mr Peter Kell, Deputy Chairman
Mr John Price, Commissioner

Mr Greg Tanzer, Commissioner
Ms Cathie Armour, Commissioner
Mr Greg Kirk, Senior Executive Leader, Strategy Group
Mr Warren Day, Senior Executive Leader Stakeholder Services and Regional Commissioner for Victoria
Mr Chris Savundra, Senior Executive Leader, Markets Enforcement

10.30 am

Break

10.45 am

Continued:

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Mr Greg Medcraft, Chairman

12.00 pm

Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (Submission 203) Mr Lee White FCA, Chief Executive Officer

CPA Australia (Submission 209)
Mr Alex Malley FCPA, Chief Executive Officer Mr Paul Drum, Head of Policy

1.00 pm

Lunch

1.45 pm

Academic panel:

Professor Dimity Kingsford Smith (Submission 153)
Professor Justin O’Brien and Dr George Gilligan (Submission 121) Dr Suzanne Le Mire and A/Prof David Brown (Submission 152)

3.15 pm

Community and Public Sector Union (Submission 125) Mr Alistair Waters, Deputy National President
Mr David Mawson, CPSU ASIC Workplace Delegate

3.55 pm

Break

4.05 pm

Financial Planning Association of Australia (Submission 234) Mr Mark Rantall, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Dante De Gori, General Manager Policy and Conduct
Mr John Bacon, General Manager, Professional Standards

Association of Financial Advisers (Submission 117) Mr Brad Fox, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Marc Bineham, Vice President

5.00 pm

Adjournment

Committee Chair: Senator Mark Bishop
PO Box 6100, Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 Tel: +61 2 6277 3540 Fax: +61 2 6277 5719

Email: economics.sen@aph.gov.au Internet: www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Economics

SENATE ECONOMICS REFERENCES COMMITTEE DAY 2

The performance of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission

PUBLIC HEARING Thursday 20 February 2014 Program Day 2

Corinthian Room, Sydney Masonic Conference & Function Centre (SMC), 66 Goulburn St Sydney

Time

Witness  

9.00 am

Law Council of Australia (Submission 150)
Mr John Keeves, Chairman, Business Law Section
Mr Bruce Dyer, Member of the Corporations Committee, Business Law Section

10.00 am

Commonwealth Ombudsman (Submission 188)
Mr Colin Neave, Ombudsman

11.00 am

Break

11.15 am

Financial Ombudsman Service (Submission 193)
Mr Shane Tregillis, Chief Ombudsman
Mr Philip Field, Lead Ombudsman, Banking and Finance

Credit Ombudsman Service

Mr Raj Venga, Chief Executive Officer and Ombudsman Mr Scott Goodison, Head of Dispute Resolution
Ms Allison Dam, Head of Policy and Compliance

12.15 pm

Lunch

1.00 pm

Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (Submission 136)
Mr David Haynes, Executive Manager, Policy and Research
Ms Karen Volpato, Senior Policy Adviser

Industry Super Australia (Submission 201)
Ms Robbie Campo

2.00 pm

Consumer Action Law Centre (Submission 120_att,  120)
Mr Gerard Brody, Chief Executive Officer (possibly via teleconference)

Consumer Credit Legal Centre (NSW) Inc (Submission 194)
Ms Karen Cox, Coordinator

3.00 pm

Break

3.15 pm

Banking and Finance Consumers Support Association (Inc) (Submission 156_supp1,  156)
Ms Denise Brailey

4.15 pm

Adjournment

4.30 pm

Public hearing for the inquiry: Ticket scalping in Australia (until 5.30pm)

THE SENATE

SENATE ECONOMICS REFERENCES COMMITTEE

The performance of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission

PUBLIC HEARING Friday 21 February 2014 Day 3 Program Day 3

Committee Room 2S1, Parliament House Canberra

Time

Witness

10.00 am

Mr Niall Coburn (Submission 282)

10.45 am

Break

11.00 am

Professor Robert Baxt AO (Submission 189)

12.00 pm

Department of the Treasury

Ms Dianne Brown, Acting General Manager, Corporations and Capital Markets Division
Mr Bede Fraser, Manager, Intermediaries and Regulatory Powers Unit, Retail Investor Division

1.00 pm

Adjournment

1.45 pm

Public hearing for the inquiry: Tax Laws Amendment (Research and Development) Bill 2013 (until 4pm)