ACCC Enforcement and Compliance Policy Update 2016

ACCC Enforcement and Compliance Policy Update 2016

NSW
Feb 23
CEDA is pleased to welcome back ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims to deliver his first public address for 2016. This annual event will review the ACCC's activities in 2015, challenges facing the national competition and consumer regulator and ACCC's priorities for 2016.

Speakers

Rod Sims, Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Event overview

Competition policy seeks to raise Australia's productivity levels and living standards and meet economic challenges and opportunities we face now and into the future.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is at the forefront of Australia's national competition policy and strives to promote competition, innovation and fair trade in markets to benefit consumers, businesses and the community.

CEDA is pleased to welcome back ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims to deliver his first public address for 2016. This annual event will examine:

  • A review of the ACCC's activities in 2015;
  • The challenges facing the national competition and consumer regulator; and
  • The priorities for the ACCC in 2016.

Meet the keynote speaker

Rod Sims
Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Rod Sims was appointed Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in August 2011 for a five year term. Rod has extensive business and public sector experience. Immediately prior to his appointment to the ACCC, he was the Chairman of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales, Commissioner on the National Competition Council, Chairman of InfraCo Asia, Director of Ingeus Limited, and member of the Research and Policy Council of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia. 

Rod Sims holds a first class honours degree in Commerce from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Economics from the Australian National University.

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