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June 20, 2023 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM AEST

Virtual Event |

Gilbert + Tobin

Members: $0
Non-members: Member Only Event
Non-members In-House Counsel: Member Only Event
Substantive Law

Overview (Program Summary)

The energy sector is undergoing rapid transformation. Climate change and technological advancements are disrupting energy markets, and creating challenges for regulators, policy makers and market participants.

This webinar, hosted by Gilbert + Tobin’s award-winning Competition + Regulation team, will explore the latest regulatory developments in the energy sector, including:

  • major interventions in gas markets; 
  • changes to the electricity grid connection rules; and
  • the ongoing development of Government schemes to support investment in renewable energy zones. 

This CPD session is a must for in-house counsel who expect to be involved in major projects, transactions or disputes in the energy sector over the coming year.


Jeremy Jose

Jeremy Jose, Partner, Gilbert + Tobin

Jeremy has over 16 years’ experience in merger review, market regulation and competition law, gained at Gilbert + Tobin and through his past employment in a number of roles with the ACCC.  

Jeremy has deep experience in the Australian energy sector. He joined Gilbert + Tobin in 2016 and has advised clients in relation to a wide range of energy market and regulatory matters including advising Origin on competition and regulatory matters; other energy market participants including Jemena, Alinta, Momentum and Infrastructure Capital Group on energy regulatory matters and the QCA and ESC on electricity, water and port regulation.

At the ACCC, Jeremy had a leading role in the ACCC’s East Coast Gas Inquiry. Jeremy was also involved in the ACCC’s assessment of many large and complex mergers including in the National Electricity Market and the east coast gas market, including AGL / Macquarie Generation, APA / Hastings Diversified Utility Fund, APA / Iona and BG / Shell.

Geoff Petersen

Geoff Petersen, Partner, Gilbert + Tobin

Geoff’s practice includes regulatory and trade practices matters, with a focus on access to essential infrastructure. He advises on economic regulation, competition and access matters in a range of infrastructure sectors including energy, telecommunications, ports, rail, aviation and logistics.

Geoff is a trained economist and lawyer and is experienced in dealing with both economic and legal issues relating to infrastructure access and pricing. In the energy sector, he has acted for numerous network businesses, pipeline operators, renewable project developers and producers on a range of matters including grid connection, project development, network price regulation and regulatory compliance. In the port and rail sectors, he has advised regulators and major users of regulated infrastructure in relation to reviews of access undertakings and access dispute processes.


*Competitor Exclusion – ACC Australia Partner’s may request that representative/s of a competitor organisation/s registered for the event be excluded, and ACC Australia reserves the right to make the final decision as to whether a registration is rejected. As a guide, a competitor organisation could be defined as a rival organisation of similar size to the host Corporate Partner, with an established practice, product or service in the area being showcased by the Corporate Partner’s at the event. Please provide a brief statement as to why you have deemed an organisation to be a competitor, in support of any request to ACC Australia to reject a registration. 

* Please note that registrations are being managed by Gilbert + Tobin. Please let ACC Australia know if you have not received your confirmation within 24 hours.


Credits: 1 CPD Point

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