Major infrastructure owners and service providers in industries such as energy, telecommunications, rail, water, aviation and ports are governed by complex regulatory frameworks affecting access to and the ownership and operation of those assets.
Our competition and regulation team have the breadth of experience in a diverse range of economic regulatory frameworks as well as expertise in the interface of regulatory practice and competition law, meaning we are well-placed to help clients who are subject to industry-specific regulation. We provide advice to access seekers and owners of infrastructure assets, as well as buyers, sellers and financiers of those assets.
We also help clients manage and shape their regulatory environment to ensure that they are well-placed to take commercial advantage of growth opportunities while complying with industry-specific regulation.
Our global team advises on price controls and market access, as well as on regulatory issues that arise in merger control proceedings and in relation to regulatory investigations. We also have extensive experience in regulatory complaints, appeals and disputes.
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy and Essential Energy
London and Continental Railways
China Light and Power and ExxonMobil
A major telecommunications company
Liza specialises in complex mergers clearances, regulatory cases, defending clients in investigations and legal actions by the ACCC in the energy, transport, manufacturing, retail and communications industries.