Competition & Regulation
Australia is governed by competition and regulation laws designed to ensure a level playing field. We advise private and public sector clients dealing with investigations and regulators in the exercising of their powers.
The Competition & Regulation Team
Insights from the Team
Panic stations? Responding to investigative notices in the wake of Smethurst v Commissioner of Police
Practical tips on what your organisation should do if issued with a compulsory notice from a regulator
ACCC’s 2020 enforcement priorities – what you need to know
ACCC Chairman Rod Sims threw some unexpected wild cards when launching the ACCC’s 2020 Compliance & Enforcement policy
Will your organisation be affected by the EU's General Data Protection Regulation?
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation is due to begin in May 2018
Devil in the detail: Draft Environment Protection Regulations
Victoria’s new environment protection laws are intended to commence in July 2020.
Other services used by our Competition & Regulation clients
Probity Advice & Audits
We offer clients the guidance they need to remain transparent and compliant on their projects and programs.
Compliance & Enforcement
We regularly act for government clients who require others to comply with a full range of enforcement-related matters.
Licensing & Disciplinary Inquiries
We support government clients in facilitating action against licensing and disciplinary offences.
Mergers & Acquisitions
We advise businesses on all types of business acquisition transactions, from legal guidance to practical management of issues.
Consumer Markets & Franchising
We offer strategic and practical advice to clients entering new consumer markets or launching franchises.
We advise Australian clients on contracting, regulation and resilience of information technology solutions and services.
Our range of financial services spans the full fund lifecycle, detailed financial planning and fund management.
Energy & Resources
We advise on the complexities involved in delivering energy and resource projects across the whole energy industry.
Advertising, Brand & Marketing
We advise clients on their legal and regulatory requirements when taking their advertising, branding and marketing activities to market.