Welcome to the new Havyatt Associates
From January 2011 Havyatt Associates is
operating as a provider of regulatory management services in the
telecommunications and media industries.
Some content that used to be on this site can
now be found on the DigEcon Research site.
Havyatt Associates provides
Regulatory Management Services to the converging telecommunications and
Regulatory Management is defined as
consisting of four activities:
Ultimately where a policy maker makes a decision about the scope or
nature of regulation. This is usually the Government or Parliament,
but each of the ACCC and ACMA has subordinate legislative powers.
Regulatory decisions need certain actions to be put into effect.
These can include activity co-ordinated across industry (such as
operational codes) or other decisions of regulators (decisions on
access prices, numbering etc).
The activities necessitated inside a firm as a consequence of the
regulatory policy and affairs outcomes.
This can include the highly specific “access disputes” of the TPA,
or disputes between providers about how they fulfil obligations or
between a firm and a regulator.
These activities are supported by a
variety of services from Havyatt Associates:
This service will keep clients informed of current issues in the
regulatory policy and regulatory affairs arena.
service is delivered through DigEcon Research. The objective is to
identify future issues requiring policy responses and to present
options for those responses.
Coaching and participation in regulatory and commercial
This service will build skills to appropriate staff members of
clients, and to directly assist clients by joining them in
discussions. Havyatt Associates does not “represent” clients and
does not “lobby” on their behalf.
Implementation of compliance.
Implementation of regulatory compliance modelled on the Australian
Standard AS 3806-2006 which provides principles for the development,
implementation and maintenance of effective compliance programs.
and Dispute support. The preparation of reports or submissions
in support of regulatory engagements.
Havyatt Associates draws primarily on the skills and expertise of David Havyatt.
This is augmented as appropriate
by various associates who can augment these skills with expertise in
technical matters, policy implementation and economic analysis.
David Havyatt is also available for
consultancy assignments, professional facilitation and preparation of reports and submissions.