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Amazon Australia, Google, Microsoft urge Australian lawmakers to avoid regulatory overlap

By Laurel Henning
  • 03 Apr 2023 07:02
  • 03 Apr 2023 07:02
Amazon Australia, Google and Microsoft are among technology companies urging an Australian parliamentary inquiry into digital platforms to take stock of domestic and international policy efforts before potentially adding to regulatory overlaps.
In recently published submissions to the inquiry of the Australian Senate, companies have called on committee members and

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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