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Competition in Digital Media and the Internet: The Related Roles of Antitrust, Consumer Protection, and Regulation (7 July 2010)

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

The Jevons Institute, based at the UCL Faculty of Laws, is pleased to announce its 2010 Colloquium on: 

Competition in Digital Media and the Internet - The Related Roles of Antitrust, Consumer Protection, and Regulation

on Wednesday 7 July 2010, 9 - 5pm.


The 2010 Jevons Colloquium brings together head of authorities, senior enforcers, business representatives. academics, and the leading experts from the EU and US to discuss this set of issues.  Joaquin Almunia, the EU Competition Commissioner will open the Colloquium and start the debate with John Fingleton, OFT's Chief Executive, Julie Brill, recently appointed Commissioner at the US Federal Trade Commission and other senior authority heads and business figures.  Ed Richards, Ofcom's Chief Executive, will give a key note address. 


The Colloquium will also feature a number of other senior enforcers and leading experts including:  Per Hellstrom of DG Competition at the European Commission; Thibaud Vergé, Chief Economist at the French Competition Authority, Heather Clayton, Senior Director of OFT and responsible for the OFT recent study on online targeting; Jon Baker, Professor at the American University; Andrea Coscelli, Director of Competition Economics at Ofcom, and Pamela Harbour, former Commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission.

The programme covers:
- Mergers and Antitrust
- Online targeting of advertising, use of data and consumer protection
- A debate on the intersection 

The conference is accredited with 6 CPD hours by the SRA and BSB. 

Fees:
£150 standard ticket
£120 UCL graduates
£40 academic and public sector  

Click here to view the full programme and to book your place or go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/laws/jevons/events
 

You are invited to the following event:
Competition in Digital Media and the Internet: The Related Roles of Antitrust, Consumer Protection, and Regulation (7 July 2010)

Date:
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (GMT)

Location:
BMA House
Tavistock Square
WC1H 9JP London
United Kingdom

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