Wednesday 7 November 2018
Competition Law & Regulation in the Media, Broadcasting & Digital Sectors
In-depth analysis and practical guidance on how regulation and competition law are addressing the challenges of new technologies in the media, broadcasting & digital sectors.
Delivered by top legal and regulatory minds from across the sector.
Hear from regulators, in-house counsel and leading lawyers, including:
Get up to the minute guidance on the legal issues affecting the digital, media and broadcasting sectors. Highlights for 2018 include:
A View from the Commission
Hear directly from Krzysztof Kuik, Head of Unit, DG Competition, European Commission on how the Commission views the latest developments in the media sector. You will have an opportunity to pose your questions directly to Krzysztof.
Mergers & Convergence
With recent merger activity across the media sector including AT&T/ Time Warner, Disney/ Comcast/ Fox, Sky/ Fox and Mirror/ Express mergers, it is essential to understand how the authorities are approaching them. Join us to debate current issues including the difference between US and EU approaches, public interest test and media plurality.
The geo-blocking regulation is coming into force on 22 March 2018 in all EU Member States. This timely session will examine the new regulation and discuss how it will interplay with competition law. Our speakers will consider its practical implications including how corporates should prepare for the regulation.
Google's blockbuster fine of €4,34 bn in the Android decision, ensures that multi-sided platforms remain a key area of concern for competition law. Join us for this interactive session to review the recent decision, discuss the impact of multi-sided platforms on innovation and foreclosure and review remedies.
Online Advertising Sector
Review recent studies by Italian, Dutch and Franco/German authorities into online advertising as well as the CMA's digital sector review and the Commission’s AdSense in order to understand what their likely outcome will be and how competition law will address the challenges in the sector.
How to Address the Digital Sector
Debate how regulators should address the challenges the digital sector is posing for competition law, focusing on how data is used by companies and its impact on dominance, innovation and foreclosure and examine possible solutions to the problems posed by platforms including open networks and open internet.
WHY ATTEND KNECT365 LAW’S COMPETITION LAW CONFERENCES?
Formerly known as IBC Legal, KNect365 Law offers 30+ years' experience bringing together competition law community across Europe. Our thoroughly researched, independent programs are based on in-depth interviews with key industry players. They are delivered by leading experts in the field, providing you with an invaluable insight into the latest developments and practical guidance on the industry. Attending one of our events offers you an opportunity for networking with your peers from across the competition law world.
"Good quality of speakers. Good variety of topics covered"
Director Regulatory Affairs & Interconnect, Telenet
"Lively intellectual debate on wide range of relevant current topics"
Head of Regulatory and Competition, EE
"This was a very useful up to date and informative conference with a high standard of presenters!"
Forensic Dispute Advisory Senior Manager, KPMG
interested in telecoms as well?
Our Competition Law & Regulation in the Telecommunications & Communications Sectors conference takes place the day before and in the same venue.
Book on both days to get the full picture and to receive a saving.