ASIC Update

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Westpac, The Arena, 1st Floor, Tower Two, 200 Barangaroo Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Thu 8 August 2019 | 4.00pm Presentation followed by Networking Drinks from 5.00pm – 6.00pm

The RMA is pleased to bring you this ASIC Update hosted by Westpac.

This is an ideal opportunity to hear first hand from Sean Hughes, ASIC Commissioner, on the current priorities for ASIC and how they are responding to the Royal Commission into Banking & Financial Services.

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Speaker: Sean Hughes, Commissioner, ASIC

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About The Speaker;-

Sean HughesSean Hughes, Commissioner, Australian Securities & Investment Commission

Sean Hughes commenced as an ASIC commissioner on 1 December 2018, for a five-year term.

Sean was the Chief Executive of New Zealand’s capital markets and financial services regulator, the Financial Markets Authority from 2010 to 2013.

He was most recently the Group General Counsel for the listed company Tabcorp and, before that, Chief Risk and Legal Officer at UniSuper. Sean has held leadership positions at National Australia Bank, ANZ and was a partner at the law firm Herbert Geer & Rundle (now Thompson Geer).

Sean has had previous senior positions with ASIC. From 2008 to 2010, Sean was Senior Executive Leader for Corporate Governance and Corporations; and from 1999 to 2003, he held a number of senior executive roles including as Director, Financial Services Regulation.

Sean has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, and a Master of Law from Cambridge University in the UK. He holds a Graduate Diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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