Join FINSIA for a thought-provoking discussion with a panel of industry leaders on prescriptive versus principles-based regulation. The online session will feature former APRA Chair Dr John Laker, RACQ Bank CEO Michelle Winzer, and former Bendigo and Adelaide Bank MD Mike Hirst, moderated by Piper Alderman partner Lis Boyce.
2022 Economic Wrap-up with Dr Sarah Hunter, KPMG
Australia’s economy has grown strongly through 2022, despite the headwinds from high inflation, global geopolitical shocks and rising interest rates; the release of pent-up demand post-lockdown and strong employment growth have supported household spending, and a solid pipeline of construction work and rising capital expenditure by businesses have also added to demand. Going into 2023 growth momentum will inevitably slow, and this will be welcomed by the RBA as the Board continues to raise rates to tame inflation. The data still suggests that a soft landing is possible, and compared to other economies Australia remains better placed; GDP in the US has broadly stagnated this year, while Europe is still grappling with the fall out from the conflict in Ukraine.
Financial Modelling Fundamentals
Financial models are a common tool used in finance and banking to support a wide variety of services. Financial modelling skills are becoming increasingly critical for all finance professionals, not just “financial modellers” who build them. Join us as Thomas Paul, a professional financial modeller with over 15 years’ experience, provides an overview of the key features of financial models and a refresher of key Microsoft Excel features which can speed up analysis and make your job easier.
This session has been developed for early career finance professionals as well as those who use Microsoft Excel in their roles and want to learn more.
Live with Michelle Levy on the Quality of Advice Review
Michelle will share an update to feedback received on the Review’s twelve proposals and explore the feedback and implications for industry and financial advice consumers in conversation with Yasser El-Ansary (FINSIA CEO & MD) and John Corcoran (Chair, FINSIA Financial Advice Industry Council).