AICM National Conference 2017Equifax
9.00am - 9.45am

Coming soon: Industry trends


9.45am - 10.00am

Young Credit Professional of the Year

Meet this year’s Finalists

James Neate MICM CCE
Australian President | AICM

Sharon Sheather
Managing Director, Corporate | illion

10.00 - 10.45am

Tips for Surviving the Perfect Storm

The Safe Harbour Defence, increasing Phoenix activity, continual turmoil in the construction sector and a looming economic downturn means there is a storm on the horizon.  

A Panel led of industry experts will dive into these issues and what you need to know.

Chaired by : Robyne Erskine
Partner - Restructuring, Turnaround & Insolvency  | Brooke Bird 

Panel: Thea Eszenyi
Senior Executive, Insolvency Practioners | ASIC
Aislinn Walwyn 
Assistant Commissioner - Phoenix | Australian Taxation Office
Shane Goodwin 
Chief Executive Officer - Housing Industry Association
John Winter
Chief Executive Officer - Australian Restructuring and Turnaround Association
Nick Pilavidis
Chief Executive Officer - Australian Institute of Credit Management
10.45am - 11.15am
Morning Tea



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11.15am - 12.00pm

Insolvency Debate

Speaker TBC

Minefields and Pitfalls to avoid

Practical analysis of examples where poor process or shortfalls in terms and conditions have led to poor outcomes for creditors.


Anna Taylor
Principal |  Results Legal

Are your Assets Covered: Ensuring PPS registrations are perfected

With the PPSR celebrating its 7th birthday in January 2018 it is time to ensure you retain your security interests following expiry.

This session will cover what you need to know to ensure you are adequately prepared to and your registrations remain valid.

Speaker TBC

12.00pm - 12.45pm

Security Interests available to Trade Credit Suppliers

  • How a trade credit supplier can become a secured creditor
  • Securities available over corporate and guarantor assets
  • How to protect your security
    Priorities of secured trade suppliers against banks and other suppliers
    Priorities of caveators

Daniel Turk
Partner | TurksLegal

Data, Privacy and Credit management

What credit managers need to know and do about;

  • Mandatory notification of credit breaches
  • General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • Privacy principles

Terry Ledlin LLB Notary Public
Special Counsel | Ledlin Lawyers

Don't Shoot the Messenger

Under sales pressure turning away a big dollar high risk customer can be a challenge.
Receive tips for selling your opinions and recommendations.

Speaker TBC



12.45am - 2.00pm
2.00pm - 3.00pm

Distance to Default

New research from KPMG provides insight into potentiall credit and insolvency risk of major corporations.

Carl Gunther
Partner, Restructuring, Turnaround and Safe Harbour Expert | KPMG

3.00pm - 3.30pm
Afternoon Tea
3.30pm - 4.45pm

The full picture of Phoenix Activity

Understand the drivers of illegal phoenix activity from a behind the scene report on extensive investigation undertaken by ABC news.

Daniel Oakes
Senior Reporter | ABC News


4.45pm - 5.00pm 

Annual General Meeting


President’s Gala Dinner, sponsored by illion

Featuring announcement of the Young Credit Professional of the Year and President’s Trophy winners.

Program Book 27/06/2018