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Essential Antitrust Asia #5: Update with Gilbert + Tobin on proposals to reform Australia’s merger regime

This episode features Alastair Mordaunt, partner and co-head of our Asia competition practice and Elizabeth Avery, a senior partner at Australian law firm Gilbert + Tobin and leader of its competition and regulation group.

Merger control and antitrust regulation are on the rise across the region and Australia is high on the list of jurisdictions to watch out for in terms of competition enforcement.

In this episode, our experts will discuss:

  •  An overview of the Australian merger regime as it currently operates today
  • The proposed overhaul of the regime and why the ACCC thinks reforms are necessary
  • Next steps and when we might see reforms come into force

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