Graeme Samuel talks to the Capital Jewish Forum

December 16, 2009 by Henry Benjamin
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Competition, cartels and co-ordinated conduct were subjects dealt with by Graeme Samuel at today’s Capital Jewish Forum’s December luncheon.

Graeme Samuel [l] with CJF founder Manny Waks

Graeme Samuel with CJF founder Manny Waks

The chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [ACCC] is the latest high-profile guest of the recently formed Canberra Jewish group.

Samuel spoke to the group about the Global Financial Crisis focusing on the banking and finance sectors and discussed the recent cartel case between the late Richard Pratt’s Visy Group and the ACCC.

The Commissioner also dealt with petrol and groceries, including  Kosher food products and the National Broadband Network.

CJF founder Manny Waks said: “The fact that the event went a half hour overtime speaks volumes – Mr Samuel kept CJF members enthralled. They left the luncheon significantly more knowledgeable about this complex yet highly consequential field.”