Anthony’s practice focuses on governance, transactions and strategic advice in regulated industries and on business dealings between the private sector and government. This combines a wealth of experience in corporate law and practical experience with regulators and industry regulation.
Anthony’s expertise encompasses M&A, equity financing, joint ventures and competition law. He represents clients in dealings with governments and regulators in relation to policy, regulatory change, approvals and negotiated outcomes. He advises on strategies for the management of regulatory risk.
He has plenty of “client” experience as a former company secretary of a top-100 ASX listed company, a director, an audit committee member, an economic researcher and currently as local agent for a European financial institution.
Anthony is the President of the Victorian Government’s Health Services Review Council, was State Chairman of the Governance Institute of Australia and is an office-bearer or adviser with various industry associations including the Financial Services Council.
He is recognised as a leading corporate lawyer in “The Legal 500 Asia Pacific” and “Doyle’s Guide”.
Jonquil Ritter is currently working in a senior leadership role in the ACMA managing a range of content issues including in relation to interactive gambling and broadcasting. Jonquil oversights responses to enquiries and complaints, investigations, compliance and enforcement, the registration of codes of practice and inputs to reviews. Engaging with key stakeholders is a significant part of her work and she enjoys talking about the complex issues that arise at seminars and conferences. She has managed the ACMA’s gambling advertising and online gambling work since 2010.
Ms Ritter qualified in Arts and Laws from the Australian National University and earlier in her career specialised in administrative and communications law, culminating in her being the first General Counsel of the ACMA after its commencement on 1 July 2005.
Executive Director, The Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation - Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Mike was appointed Executive Director of the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation as of 1 July 2008, having formerly held the position of Executive Director of the Queensland Office of Gaming Regulation from October 2006. His responsibilities include managing the gaming and liquor regulatory licensing and compliance regimes and implementing the responsible gambling strategy and harm minimisation programs. The position also has responsibility for the administration of the various gambling community benefit funds.
Mike’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) from the then Queensland Institute of Technology and a Graduate Diploma of Business (Professional Accounting) from the Queensland University of Technology.
Mike is also a current member of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund, Jupiters Casino Community Benefit Fund Committee, the Responsible Gambling Advisory Committee and is a board member and former vice president of the International Association of Gaming Regulators.
Sudhir H. Kalé, Ph.D., is the Founder and CEO of GamePlan Consultants, a business that offers boutique high level consultancy and training to gaming establishments all over the world. Currently, he is also Honorary Professor of Marketing at Bond University in Australia and a Senior Consultant to the clubs industry in Australia through Bulls Eye Services. Till June 2015, Dr. Kalé was a full-time advisor to Sands China Limited, the largest gaming company in the world.
Professor Kalé is widely regarded as an expert in various aspects of gaming management such as customer relationship management (CRM), customer loyalty, customer service issues, market segmentation and positioning, and customer lifetime value (LTV). A frequent contributor to leading gaming publications and online sites, he has worked tirelessly to further the continuing education of gaming executives.
Professor Kalé has conducted over two hundred executive development seminars on a range of topics such as cross-cultural interactions, smart selling, applications of the MBTI in management, applying the Enneagram in organizations, and providing exemplary customer service. He also trains and consults for different industries on various aspects of organizational diagnosis and development, communication and leadership, corporate culture and culture change, relationship marketing and customer service.
Professor Kale’s gaming client list includes diverse casino companies such as Marina Bay Sands, Galaxy Macau, Starworld Hotel and Casino, Mohegan Sun, The Olympic Entertainment Group, Sun International, Casinos Austria, Mocha Slots, IGT and Crown Casino. He has been a regular speaker at the Global Gaming Expo (Las Vegas and Macau), Gaming, Racing and Wagering Australasia, and at the University of Nevada (Reno) Executive Development Program for senior gaming executives.
Professor Kalé has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from University of Poona, a Masters in Management from University of Bombay, and an M.S. in International Business, and a Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. An eloquent, intriguing, and sometimes provocative speaker, Professor Kalé’s views on a wide range of issues have been quoted by media the world over.
Tim is a co-founder of Silver Heritage. Today Tim manages the strategy and business development of the Group and has key responsibilities for growing the business in its existing markets as well as the development of strategic partnerships. In 2004, Tim recognised the investment opportunity in new casino gaming technologies in Indochina and launched Asia’s first sports betting lounge in land-based casino in Laos.
Tim is as acknowledged expert on the Asian gaming market, with a key focus on Indochina and South Asia and is a regular speaker at global gaming conferences.
Tim was a management consultant with Price Waterhouse and holds a BSc(Hons) from The City University Business School, London.