Senior Members Dinner - A Conversation with Michael Hodge
CPD: 1 Hour(s)
Time 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Price Member $135 Member Guest - $155 Non-Member $175
CPD 1 hours
The past year has been momentous for the financial services sector and we can all agree that strong leadership, ethics and professionalism is at the heart of moving the industry forward.
This event will recognise members who contribute to and help define excellence and leadership in our industry.
Our guest speaker for the evening will be Michael Hodge QC who most recently served as Senior Counsel in the Royal Commission into misconduct in the financial sector and was dubbed the ‘baby faced assassin’.
Michael will talk about Conflicts, Ethics and Professions and will join FINSIA’s CEO and MD, Chris Whitehead F FIN for a fireside chat to delve into
His observations on professionalism and culture, from the perspective of a recognised profession
How best to ensure we are not back here in 10 years
How he believes the financial services use of the legal profession needs to change
How this period affected him personally and professionally?
Top tips for witnesses in this kind of situation in future, as we have seen this is a career-defining moment
Members are invited to bring guests along who can be added at the time of booking
2 course meal and beverages are included
Speaker Bio Michael Hodge, QC
Michael Hodge has a national commercial practice with a focus on competition law and consumer protection, economic regulation, corporations law and financial services, equity and trusts, and resources and commercial development disputes.
Michael is listed by Doyle’s Guide as a recommended senior counsel in competition law and in commercial litigation.
He also has appeared in or assisted with several commissions of inquiry and public reviews. In 2018, Michael was one of the Senior Counsel Assisting the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. He was also counsel assisting the Grantham Floods Commission of Inquiry in 2015 and counsel assisting the Strachan Inquiry in 2016-2017. He was retained by the Queensland Government to assist with the review of the Queensland Parole System in 2016 and the review of the Transport of Waste into Queensland in 2017.
Michael has significant experience in relation to regulatory investigations, civil penalty proceedings and liability of directors and officers. In particular, he has appeared in many proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia for and against the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission including in cases concerning allegations of price-fixing and cartels, abuse of market power, anti-competitive arrangements, and unconscionable conduct.
Michael is a member of the Corporations Committee and the Competition and Consumer Committee of the Law Council of Australia. He has also been elected member to the Bar Council of the Bar Association of Queensland.
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