Jones Day (Sydney)

Nick Taylor

Jones Day (Sydney)
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Nick Taylor is a partner at Jones Day (Sydney office). He advises clients on the full range of competition law matters. He has extensive experience in merger clearance, cartel and abuse of dominance/misuse of market power investigations, and in advising both corporate and government clients on the defense and complainant sides of matters. Nick’s practice extends beyond his native Australia, and he has in-depth knowledge of many Asia-Pacific competition regimes, including China (mainland and Hong Kong), India, Indonesia, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam. Nick also has been involved in regulation issues affecting the banking sector, including payment systems and anti-money laundering, and the energy and water sectors, including the rules concerning wholesale pool electricity and gas markets, network rate/revenue regulations, and pipeline access matters. Prior to joining Jones Day, Nick was a partner in a leading Australian law firm and also worked with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for several years as its representative on its joint venture with the Korean government, the OECD-Korea Regional Centre for Competition Law. During his time at the OECD, he organized training events for Asian competition authorities and judges. He also worked at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), where he investigated merger matters in a wide range of industries for the agency. Prior to his time with the ACCC, he worked at the Industry Commission (the forerunner to the Productivity Commission), where he was closely involved in the Commission’s work on business regulation, and at the Australian government’s Department of Treasury, where he was involved in the country’s National Competition Policy agreements. Nick holds a Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law from King’s College London (2014), a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Australian National University (ANU) (1997), and an LL.B. from University of Adelaide (1995)


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Nick Taylor, Peter J. Wang, Emily S.Y. Lam, Donald Hess, Sébastien Evrard The Hong Kong Parliament passes a comprehensive competition law which includes the classic prohibitions of anti-competitive agreements, abuses of market power, and a merger control regime


After years of discussions, the Hong Kong Legislative Council finally passed a comprehensive competition law (the "HK Competition Law"). The HK Competition Law includes the classic prohibitions of anticompetitive agreements and abuses of market power, as well as a merger control regime (with (...)

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Angie Ng, Nick Taylor Asia Pacific merger control: A comparative view


This article looks at the merger control regimes in 14 Asia Pa c i fic jurisdictions. These are Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Mongolia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Ta i wan, Thailand and Vietnam. The jurisdictions have been selected these because they represent (...)

Ana Barros Feiteira, Angie Ng, Benoît Merkt, Camilla Jain Holtse, Christian Hagerman, Christian Nielsen, David T. Fischer, Dieter Hauck, Graeme Edgerton, Inigo Igartua, Kiri Tahana, Lesley Farrell, Martijn Snoep, Martin Klusmann, Massimo Merola, Michael Reiss, Nathalie Jalabert-Doury, Nathan J. Muyskens, Nick Taylor, Rayan Houdrouge, Sara Lembo, Serge Bourque, Shreeya Smith, Suzanne Kingston, Teresa Lorca Morales, Tommy Pettersson Digital evidence searches in competition investigations: Best Practices for effective fundamental rights Results of an international survey among defense lawyers


Un programme de recherche international regroupant des avocats de la défense a été constitué sous l’égide de Concurrences afin de comparer les protections mises en place dans 15 régimes différents pour assurer le respect des droits fondamentaux dans le cadre des investigations informatiques. (...)


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