Josh Cavaleri, Legal Counsel, Electronic Arts
Josh Cavaleri has extensive experience providing legal and policy support for Australia’s video games industry, including
developers, publishers, distributors, online retailers and the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA).
In 2012, after several years in private practice supporting the Media and Entertainment industry, Josh joined IGEA as Legal and Policy Counsel. During this time, Josh supported the industry on a range of important industry-wide policy issues, including the introduction of the R18+ classification, the development and implementation of the International Age Rating Council’s (IARC) rating tool in Australia, updating Australia’s approach to the classification of game modifications (Downloadable Content and other Live Services), and helping to represent the industry on issues such as in-game purchasing, privacy, consumer law and cyber safety.
Since 2015, as Legal Counsel for Electronic Arts, Josh has been proving legal support for Electronic Arts’ Firemonkeys studio (with great games such as Real Racing 3, Need For Speed: No Limits, The Sims Mobile and The Sims FreePlay) and Electronic Arts’ publishing business in Australia, New Zealand and the wider APAC region