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6 November 2019
Le Châtelain Brussels Hotel,
Brussels, Belgium

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.

Interested in telecoms as well?


Our Competition Law in the Telecoms & Communications Sector 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.

Get up to the minute guidance on the legal issues affecting the digital, media and broadcasting sectors. Highlights for 2019 include:

A View from the Commission

Hear directly from Krzysztof Kuik, Head of Unit - Antitrust Media & State Aid at DG Competition, European Commission on how the Commission views the latest developments in the media sector. Benefit from the opportunity to pose your questions directly to Krzysztof.

Mergers & Convergence

With an increase in recent merger activity including AT&T/ Time Warner, Disney/ Comcast/ Fox, Sky/ Fox and Mirror/ Express mergers, it is essential to understand the authorities' latest approach. Join us to debate current issues including the difference between the US and EU approaches, public interest tests and media plurality. 

Geo-blocking Regulation

The geo-blocking regulation is now in force in all EU Member States. This timely session will examine the new regulation and discuss how it interplays with competition law. Our speakers will consider its practical implications including how corporates have reacted to the regulation. 

Multi-Sided Platforms

Continued investigations and stratospheric fines ensure 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, foreclosure and review remedies.  

Online Advertising Sector

A number of studies from a number of countries are now in circulation and with a new Commission soon to be announced enquiries and enforcement loom on the horizon. Now is the perfect time to assess the implications of recent reports and their proposals and to review recent cases in their wake.

  

How to Address the Digital Sector

Debate how regulators should address the challenges that the digital sector is posing for competition law. What should the scope and role of national competition authorities be? We'll focus on how data is used by companies & the impact on dominance, innovation & foreclosure and examine possible solutions to the problems posed by platforms including open networks & open internet.

WHY ATTEND KNECT365 LAW’S COMPETITION LAW CONFERENCES?

Formerly known as IBC Legal, KNect365 Law offers 30+ years' experience bringing together the competition law community across Europe. Our thoroughly researched, independent programmes 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.

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