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ASIC releases chairman’s travel agenda

The planned travel agenda of ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft has been released by the corporate regulator.


ASIC released the planned travel for Mr Medcraft for January 2017 to June 2017, as well as his travel expenses from July 2016 to December 2016.

Mr Medcraft attended an International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) board meeting in Hong Kong during 20-12 October 2016 at a total cost of $13,212.74 (including his staff expenses).

He also attended the Singapore Fintech Festival in 15-19 November 2016 at a total cost of $4,486.

In the first months of 2017, Mr Medcraft attended the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos and “various meetings” in Paris between 17-13 January.

The ASIC chairman also attended an IOSCO board meeting in Milan in 22-23 February.

Mr Medcraft plans to travel to Washington DC, London and Oxford in 18-24 to attend IMF-World Bank meetings, the British Australian Chamber of Commerce Fintech Forum and a private conference at Oxford University.

During 14-18 May, the ASIC chair will be attending the IOSCO annual conference and side meetings with industry representatives.

On 6-8 June, he will attend the Global ABS Conference in Barcelona, and between 23-28 June he will attend the Salzburg Global Seminar – Board Meeting and Forum on Finance.

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