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Jun 27
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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Registration
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Chair's Opening Remarks
09:10 - 09:55 45 mins
Info
Defamation Update
  • Ian Helme - Barrister, One Brick Court
  • A round of the latest case law
  • Interesting libel cases from around Europe
09:55 - 10:55 60 mins
Info
"Fake News", "Alternative Facts" and implications for the democratic process
  • Louis Charalambous - Partner, Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP
  • Dan Tench - Partner, Olswang
  • David Attfield - Head of Programme Legal Advice, BBC
  • Tom Newton Dunn - Political Editor, The Sun
  • How much of a problem is fake news?
  • What are the implications for elections?
  • What are the responsibilities of journalists and media organisations?
10:55 - 11:15 20 mins
Refreshment Break
11:15 - 12:15 60 mins
Info
Article 8 Privacy Update
  • Antony White QC - Barrister, Matrix Chambers
  • A round up of the latest case law
  • Recent CJEU dicta on privacy
  • Interesting cases from around Europe
  • The overlap between privacy and data protection
12:15 - 13:15 60 mins
Lunch
13:15 - 14:00 45 mins
Info
Data Protection and the Media – Key issues
  • Anya Proops - QC, 11 KBW
  • Caroline Kean - Partner, Wiggin LLP
  • How is the right to be forgotten cashing out?
  • Recent cases on the DPA journalistic exemption
  • Protections for journalists in the GDPR world?
  • The shifting regulatory and civil litigation environment
14:00 - 14:45 45 mins
Latest issues in Broadcasting
  • Dominic Harrison - Legal & Compliance Lawyer, Channel 4
14:45 - 15:05 20 mins
Refreshment Break
15:05 - 15:50 45 mins
Info
Platform Liability and Responsibility
  • Ashley Hurst - Partner, Osborne Clarke
  • The latest cases on intermediary liability
  • The E-Commerce Directive and the future of the hosting defence
  • Resolving inconsistencies between related causes of action
  • S.5 Defamation Act 2013 in practice
15:50 - 16:20 30 mins
Info
Latest Costs Issues in Publication Proceeding
  • Jeremy Clarke-Williams - Partner, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Penningtons Manches LLP
  • The Supreme Court cases on the recoverability of success fees and ATE premiums
  • Proportionality in libel and privacy cases
  • Potential impact of fixed costs regime
  • S.40 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013
16:20 - 16:25 5 mins
Chair's Summation & Close of Conference