Agenda

Professional Certificate in International Regulatory Affairs

Day One - Monday

09:00 Registration and Refreshments
09:45 Chairman’s Welcome and Introductions
Chair’s introduction and welcome
Looking ahead to the Symposium
10:00 Regulatory Principles; Creating Regulation
Why Regulate?
What is a Regulator?
Costing Regulation
Impact Assessment
11:15 Morning Coffee
11:30 Regulatory Behaviour: Challenges and Developments
Market challenges
Where regulators get it wrong!
Reasons for failure
How does a Regulator fulfill their role?
Are Regulators getting angry at last?
Recent Case Studies
13:00 Lunch
13:45 Regulatory Reform Initiatives
Approach to Different Sized Organisations
Reform in Business Regulation and Beyond
14:45 Afternoon Tea
15:00 Regulatory Reform Initiatives (continued)
Reducing Burdens on Business
Right Touch Regulation
Sooner or Later? - Anticipatory Regulation
Some Developments in Better Regulation
16:45 End of Day Wrap Up
17:00 Close

 

Day Two - Tuesday

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chairman’s Introduction and Recap
10:00 Economic Regulation, Competition and Markets
Why do you need Competition Regulation?
Regulation of Cartels, Abuse of dominant position, Inefficient Markets, Utility Monopolies and Oligopolies, State Aids
11:00 Morning Coffee
11:15 Economic Regulation, Competition and Markets (continued)
Mergers and Aquisitions. Competetion Regulation Exercise
13:00 Lunch
13:45 Governance of Regulators
Defining Governance
Key Players
Why are standards important?
Best Practice in the Governance of Regulators (OECD and UK)
15:00 Afternoon Tea
15:15 Case Study: Quality Commission
16:15 Closing Discussion: How do we make Better Regulation?
17:00 Close

 

Day Three - Wednesday

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chairman’s Welcome and Recap
10:00 Risk in Regulation
Risk and the Case for Regulation
Risk Assessment and Management
Risk Based Regulation
Public Perception of Risk
11:15 Morning Coffee
11:30 Raising Regulatory Standards
What is Quality Regulation
Regulating Professional Standards
Role of Audit and Inspection
What stage to target the regulation
Principles vs rules-based regulation
Monitoring and Evaluation
13:00 Lunch
13:45 Full Range of Alternatives to Regulation
Guided Workshop and Discussion
15:00 Afternoon Tea
15:15 Exchange of Experience
Delegates to exchange experience from their jurisdictions from which other delegates might benefit. This could include regulatory action they have taken that has worked well, actions where things could have gone better and what lessons might be learned, any particular problems they might have which they feel the rest of the group could help with.
16:15 End of Day Wrap Up
16:30 Close

 

Day Four - Thursday

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chairman’s Welcome and Recap
10:00 Enforcement
The DREAM Framework
Ensuring effective targeting
Enforcement Moving Forward
Case Study - Brazil
11:15 Morning Coffee
11:30 Case Study: OFGEM
12:45 Lunch
13:30 Using Behavioural Insights to Improve the Effectiveness of Regulation 
Why do you need Competition Regulation?
Regulation of Cartels, Abuse of dominant position, Inefficient Markets, Utility Monopolies and Oligopolies, State Aids

14:45 Afternoon Tea
15:00 Regulatory Failure
Examination of generic and specific factors which tend to contribute to regulatory failure
16:15 End of Day Wrap Up
16:30 Close

 

Day Five - Friday

09:30 Refreshments
09:45 Chairman’s Welcome and Recap
10:00 People and Culture in Regulation
Why are People and Cultural Issues Important
Why do we keep making the same mistakes?
11:00
Morning Coffee
11:15 Guidance on Achieving a Chartered Management Professional Qualification
Structuring a written piece of work for assessment: generic overview and principles
Structuring these two specific pieces of work to demonstrate all the assessment criteria
Blending strategic regulatory reform content into these structures
12:45 End of Course Wrap Up
Certificate presentation and group photo
Evaluation forms
13:00 Lunch and Close