Reserve Bank Governor on regulatory regime

Venkat Raman –

Bankers, financial institutions, insurance companies, mortgage and insurance brokers, members of the legal profession, businesses, and those interested in financial market will find the Indian Newslink Sir Anand Satyanand Lecture 2016 important and significant to their operations.

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Graeme Wheeler will be the Guest Speaker at this year’s Lecture scheduled to be held on Monday, July 25, 2016 at Pullman Hotel (Corner Princes Street and Waterloo Crescent).

The Black Tie formal event will commence with cocktails and networking at 630 pm, followed by dinner and speeches.

Evolving markets

The central theme of Mr Wheeler’s speech would be ‘A changing world, some reflections on keeping our financial systems safe.’

He will talk about the Global Financial Crisis and discuss the reasons for some of the key financial regulatory changes that have since been introduced in New Zealand.

The scope and nature of Reserve Bank’s activities have changed significantly over the last 10 years.

Mr Wheeler will outline some of the changes, including the Reserve Bank’s approach to supervision, which is based on the pillars of self-discipline, market discipline and regulatory discipline.

Distinguished Speakers

Roderick (Rod) Oram, a well-known columnist, economist and speaker on issues on finance and economy, will be the Summation Speaker. He is currently Director, ‘Evanston Enterprises Ltd’ and Trustee, New Zealand Centre for Global Studies.

Mr Oram’s insight into the challenges facing the world economy and their impact on New Zealand will be an illuminating backdrop to his comments on Mr Wheeler’s presentation.

Professor Sekhar Bandyopadhyay, Head, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations and Director, New Zealand India Research Institute at Victoria University of Wellington, will be the Master of Ceremonies.

Lecture Objective

Sixth in an annual series, the Indian Newslink Sir Anand Satyanand Lecture aims to promote good governance in our corporate, commercial and individual lives with qualities of honesty, integrity and transparency. Launched in July 2011 when Sir Anand was the Governor General of New Zealand, the Lecture has in the past two years been promoted by the Institute of Directors (Auckland Region) and the Auckland Law Society.

For further information and registration details, please call (09) 5336377, (09) 3910203 or 021-836528. Email:

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