Elise advises telecommunications and technology clients on all aspects of the Telecommunications Act and related instruments. She is a specialist in telecommunications regulatory and competition and consumer issues and has coordinated large institutional responses to investigations by the ACCC and the ACMA. Elise also advises vendors on significant federal government tenders for procurement of technology and telecommunications industry services; drafting and negotiating complex data transactions; sponsorship arrangements; and advising on all aspects of e-marketing and content issues.
Drafting and negotiating contracts for multi-vendor outsourcing model for onshore and offshore contact centre operations.
Advising on the response to impact of the imposition of US export controls on Optus network infrastructure supply chain.
Co-ordinating cross business unit responses to ACCC and ACMA investigations re competition law and telecommunications regulatory compliance matters and including data security incidents involving privacy and data breach advice and liaison with the OAIC.
Advising on complex commercial transactions for the provision of telecommunications and technology services, including advising on the continued implementation of Telstra’s Definitive Agreements with nbn Co through significant issues, including through nbn’s cease sale of HFC services.
Telecommunications sector clients
Advising and drafting submissions on various telecommunications and radio-communications legislative and regulatory reform proposals in wholesale and retail telecommunications regulation including nbn specific regulatory reform.
Important changes to the regulatory and policy settings for telecommunications services in new developments
On 1 September the Commonwealth Government’s revised policy on Telecommunications In New Developments took effect.
The long awaited Government response to Fairness in Franchising Report released
The Government has released it's response to The Parliamentary Joint Committee’s Fairness in Franchising report