Organizers & Sponsors
ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS
Competition Policy International (CPI) is an independent knowledge-sharing organization focused on the diffusion of the most relevant antitrust information and content worldwide. Created and managed by leaders in the competition policy community, CPI delivers timely commentary and analysis on antitrust and global competition policy matters through a variety of media and applications. CPI releases daily, weekly, and monthly antitrust focused publications, reaching out to thousands of readers in over 150 countries. CPI promotes solid antitrust dialogue worldwide through numerous thought-provoking in-person and virtual events.
For more information about CPI, visit the website here.
The Competition Law and Economics Network is a network of people engaged in research, teaching and other activities in areas related to competition law and economics at the University of Melbourne. The Network has been established by the Melbourne Law School, but has members and encompasses activities from other University of Melbourne faculties - particularly the Faculty of Business & Economics and the Melbourne Business School. The Network thus reflects the interdisciplinary nature of this field of regulation.
For more information about CLEN @ Melbourne Law School, visit the website here.
ABOUT THE SPONSORS
The Digital Industry Group Inc. (DIGI) is a non-profit industry organisation that advocates for the interests of the digital industry in Australia. DIGI believes in a balanced approach to regulating the online world that harnesses the tremendous social and economic opportunities digital services bring to Australia and globally, while also ensuring these services are used in a positive and beneficial way. DIGI's members include Google, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon and Verizon Media.
Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.
Gilbert + Tobin is a leading corporate law firm and a key player in the Australian legal market. The firm provides innovative, relevant and commercial legal solutions to major corporate and government clients across Australia and internationally. With a focus on dynamic and evolving market sectors, they work on transactions and cases that define and direct the market.
Gilbert + Tobin’s Competition + Regulation group is the pre-eminent competition practice in Australia, having established a “game changer” reputation by their ability to achieve successful outcomes for clients, often where others have not. They repeatedly win complex and cutting edge work due to their track record of achieving results on high-stakes transactions and litigation.
With 8 partners, 3 special counsel and more than 40 lawyers, Gilbert + Tobin’s market-leading competition practice is the largest in Australia. Their multidisciplinary approach integrates sound economic skills, legal analysis and specialist industry knowledge. They deliver commercially focused legal solutions and have a proven track record of achieving strong commercial results for clients.
RBB is a world leading consultancy in the economics of competition law. We have over 130 professional staff based in 9 offices globally in Europe, South Africa & Australia. Our team is multinational and multilingual; it includes economists and econometricians who have experience in 112 jurisdictions worldwide.
We have completed competition assignments in cases covering virtually all industries and all types of competition issues including mergers, dominance inquiries, assessment of agreements (horizontal and vertical), information exchanges, market investigations and private actions/litigation.
We have a strong track record of case success and an unparalleled reputation for high-quality advice and submissions.