Jones Day (Sydney)

Prudence Smith

Jones Day (Sydney)
Lawyer (Partner)

Prudence Smith is a highly experienced competition law practitioner who advises clients on a full range of competition regulatory law issues. She has extensive experience in merger clearance, cartel and anticompetitive conduct investigations and litigation, ACCC immunities, authorizations, and notifications of contracts affecting competition. Prudence’s background includes more than 14 years at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), many of those years as an ACCC internal lawyer. She also has considerable experience in the information and evidence gathering and sharing processes of the ACCC. In particular, she was responsible, on numerous occasions, for the preparation and enforcement of statutory notices pursuant to section 155 of the competition statute and instructed on large number of examinations. Since joining Jones Day, Prudence has assisted clients in responding to these notices, including in relation to allegations of criminal conduct. Prudence is active in mentoring women lawyers beginning their careers, especially those focusing on competition law.

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Articles

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Prudence Smith, Matthew Bull, Adam Conway, Darren Murphy, Andrew Smith The Australian Federal Court orders the energy regulator to enforce a pecuniary penalty for breach of reporting obligations (Australian Energy Regulator / AGL Sales)

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Energy retailers have a fresh impetus to abide by reporting obligations imposed by the Australian Energy Regulator ("AER") after the judgment in Australian Energy Regulator v AGL Sales Pty Limited [2020] FCA 1623. The court ordered by consent a $1.3 million penalty against AGL (one of (...)

Matt Evans, Michael A. Gleason, Prudence Smith, Jason Beer The UK Competition Authority proposes the creation of a new regulatory authority and additional regulations to govern the conduct of online platforms funded by digital advertising

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INTRODUCTION The CMA has recently issued its Final Report in the Market Study into Online Platforms and Digital Advertising (“Final Report”), which sets forth its findings and recommendations from its investigation of markets involving online platforms funded by digital advertising. In parallel, (...)

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