Regulation, antitrust and promotion of innovation? Challenges and experiences from communications to payment systems
- Business & Professional
- UCL Faculty of Laws, WC1H 0EG London
We are delighted to present the 2010 Jevons Colloquium which will be devoted to Competition in Digital Media and the Internet - The Related Roles of Antitrust, Consumer Protection, and Regulation on Wednesday 7 July 2010, 9 - 5pm
About the conference:
This sector is going through change at an unprecedented pace. Traditional business are challenged, new market forces are emerging and consumer behaviour is changing and adapting to a novel setting.This creates a complex set of interrelated issues which range from analysis of market power, to data protection and privacy, incentivising content and infrastructure investment and innovation but, at the same time, protecting consumers.
The 2010 Jevons Colloquium will bring 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, Willard K Tom, General Counsel 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 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.
It is a rich and full programme but we hope that there will be time for debate.
Antonio Bavasso and David Evans
Executive Directors, Jevons Institute, University College London
6 CPD hours by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.
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A discussion on key business and regulatory issues
Mergers and Antitrust:
Chair: Antonio Bavasso, UCL and Allen & Overy
Online targeting of advertising, use of data
and consumer protection:
A debate on the Intersections:
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