This is an opportunity to hear from Australia’s key Government regulators and agencies and learn about resources available to assist small business. This session will explore how Australia’s regulatory bodies are streamlining regulation and providing valuable resources for practitioners and their small business clients.
The panel of presenters from agencies including ASIC, ATO, ACCC and FWO will provide:
• Insights into how to navigate the complexity of Government regulation for small business
• Updates from Government regulators and agencies about small business support services
• Information about the latest resources to assist small business
• An opportunity to ask questions during a Q & A session
Tracey has multidisciplinary experience from working across various business lines within the ATO over 20 years, as well as private legal practice before joining the ATO. She has formal qualifications in law, accounting, energy and resources law, and management. She is a trained ATO in-house facilitator and a personal coach. She also has practical experience in the building industry as an owner/builder over a 6 year period. For the last 6 years, Tracey has performed a number of roles within Review and Dispute Resolution, including facilitating dispute resolution across all market segments and types of taxpayers, undertaking litigation work in different courts and tribunals, delivering fairness awareness and bias training, and undertaking objection reviews lodged by large market taxpayers.
Joe Zubcic is a Senior Manager in the Small Business Compliance and Deterrence Team. He is responsible for overseeing a national team that liaises with, and educates, small business about their compliance obligations and conducting surveillance and enforcement activities, much of which is focused on illegal phoenix activity. In previous roles at ASIC he has overseen enforcement teams conducting large scale corporate governance investigations involving some of Australia's largest companies. Joe has a Masters degree in Business Administration, degree in Criminal Justice and a diploma in Finance.
Stakeholder Strategy & Engagement team at the Fair Work Ombudsman
Sarah has worked in various industrial relations roles with the Fair Work Ombudsman. She started out providing assistance to employers and employees at the Fair Work Infoline, then training staff in a learning and development role. After this she moved into policy work and is currently enjoying working in the Stakeholder Strategy & Engagement area of the Fair Work Ombudsman. As Assistant Director of Stakeholder Strategy & Engagement, Sarah is responsible for leading key projects to facilitate the FWO’s engagement with key issues, stakeholders and communities.
General Manager, Western Australia and South Australia Enforcement
Adam Jarvis is the General Manager in the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Enforcement Division. He was appointed to this role in 2015 and heads the ACCC’s enforcement operations in Western Australia and South Australia. Adam has been with the ACCC since 2008 and is part of the ACCC’s Senior Management team. Prior to this current role he was a manager of enforcement operations in Victoria and has also held various roles within the ACCC’s Infrastructure Regulation Division.
Genelle Surace Is a project manager with more than 10 years of experience in helping organisations to work with each other to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes. Following a background of working on a range of projects including business migration, business advisory services and stakeholder engagement, she is currently Program Manager SBDC Outreach with the Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC), based in Perth. Genelle is responsible for working with business and industry organisations to connect them to the wealth of SBDC resources they can access to support their members. Working with a broad cross-section of stakeholders she specialises in developing and managing programs to meet their specific needs.
Date & Time:
Thurs, 10 October 2019 12.30pm – 2.30pm
The Law Society of Western Australia Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace PERTH WA
1 Point Competency 1: Practice Management
1 Point Competency 4: Substantive Law
Legal Trainee / Support Staff (Member): $56
Legal Trainee / Support Staff (Non-Member): $94
CPD Freedom: $0
legalsuper YoungLawyer CPD*: $85
*Law Society Members less than 5 years practising and/or under 35 years of age
Date & Time:
Thu, 10 October 2019 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace PERTH waGet Directions on Map
1 Points Professional Management
none Points Professional Responsibility
1 Points Skills
none Points Ethics