Media and Communications Seminar 2019
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The communications sector - A world of change
The Law Council's Business Law Section invites you to attend a seminar focusing on the significant legal challengers in the ever-evolving regulatory landscape of the communications sector. In this half-day seminar, our keynote speakers and expert panellists will discuss in-depth the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report and the likely government response. The second segment will examine media freedoms and whether the current Australian regulatory framework has the balance right in guarding national security interests while adequately protecting journalists and supporting the provision of high quality news.
Key speakers announced
We are delighted to have ACCC Chair, Rod Sims and the Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner, Angelene Falk talk on the implications of the ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry.
The President of the Law Council of Australia, Arthur Moses SC will speak on the issue of media freedoms.
Who should attend this conference?
If you are interested in privacy, digital platforms, or are in the media or advertising sector we strongly encourage you to attend.
This is an once off, not to be missed event, where you will hear first hand the topics that are shaping our nation.
Be sure to secure your ticket.
|8.00am - 8.15am||Registration|
|8.15am - 8.20am||Welcome by Katherine Sainty, Media and Communications Committee, Business Law Section|
|8.20am - 10.30am||Digital Plaforms Inquiry, chaired by Angela Flannery, Holding Redlich
Rod Sims, ACCC Chair to speak on the Digital Platforms Inquiry
Angelene Falk, Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner to speak on privacy implications of the Digital Platforms Inquiry
Panel discussion with Rod Sims, Angelene Falk, Wayne Leach, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons and Jacqueline Downes, Partner, Allens Linklaters
|10.30am -10.45am||Morning tea|
|10.45am - 12.25pm||Media freedoms - striking a balance, chaired by Justin Quill, Macpherson Kelly
Arthur Moses SC, President, Law Council of Australia
Panel discussion with Arthur Moses SC, Peter Fray, UTS Centre for Media Transition, Gail Hambly, former Group General Counsel/Company Secretary Fairfax Media, and Clarissa Amato, Banco Chambers
|12.25pm - 12.30pm||Closing remarks|
|BLS Member Ticket||$100.00|
Registrations close 11 November 2019, unless sold out prior.
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