In today’s economy, regulations are ubiquitous. Successive governments have bequeathed us a legacy of thousands of pages of legislation and regulations which, in theory, every company manager and director should know. Most of these rules were probably even introduced with good intentions. The result, however, is an absolute mess. 

As one of New Zealand’s most senior economists and business leaders, Sir Roderick Deane has a lifetime of experience in dealing with regulations. In his lecture, he will share his views on why we need to escape today’s regulatory madness.