33rd Annual IBA Communications and Competition Law Conference

22 Apr - 23 Apr 2024 Brussels Marriott Hotel Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

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A Conference co-presented by the IBA Communications Law Committee and the IBA Antitrust Section.
  • Enforcers' roundtable: enforcers will discuss the challenges of regulating the digital economy at the intersection of competition and communications laws
  • Merger trends in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors: spotlight on recent merger cases; handling regulators (with the possibility of divergent outcomes) around the world; and a review of cases under the regulatory thresholds (Article 22 EUMR and similar provisions)
  • The brave new world of platform regulation is here: update on the state of play under the EU’s Digital Markets Act with developments covering recent designation decisions and ongoing investigations; gatekeepers' compliance with obligations; and an overview of developments around the world
  • How to best finance the deployment of new infrastructure such as fiber and 5G: fair share, state aid, deregulation or a bit of everything?
  • Artificial Intelligence: a discussion on proposed forthcoming legislation in the EU, UK and around the world as well as the competition and regulatory issues raised by AI
  • The new frontiers of regulation and competition enforcement in the TMT sector: telecommunications, antitrust and data regulation. Convergence or divergence in dealing with network effects, data, bottlenecks and ecosystem competition
  • To regulate or not? New disruptive business models in the communications sector: TowerCos, Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites, wholesale-only, Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and more

Important Dates

08
Mar

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08
Mar

Early bird deadline

Book by this date to receive early bird discounts.

05
Apr

Cancellation deadline

Cancellations are subject to an admin charge as stated in the conference programme. After this date, no refunds can be made.

15
Apr

Online registration deadline

Registration may still be possible after this date via the IBA office, but is subject to availability. Please contact confs@int-bar.org for further information.

15
Apr

Online amendment deadline

No further amendments can be made to your booking after this date. Please contact confs@int-bar.org for further information.

Online registrations received:

  Until 15 April

Young lawyers (under 30 years)

€1,255

Academics / judges (full-time)

€1,255

Public lawyers

€1,255

Corporate counsel**

€1,255

IBA member

€1,100

Non-member*

€1,255

After 15 April Registrations must be received in hard copy at the IBA office


Hard copy registration forms and fees received:

  After 8 March

Young lawyers (under 30 years)

€1,395

Academics / judges (full-time)

€1,395

Public lawyers

€1,395

Corporate counsel**

€1,395

IBA member

€1,220

Non-member*

€1,395

* By paying the non-member fee, we welcome you as a delegate member of the IBA for the year in which this conference is held, which entitles you to the following benefits:

  • Password access to certain parts of the IBA website.
  • Receipt of IBA E-news and access to online versions of IBA Global Insight.
  • Pay the member rate

** A reduced rate is offered to IBA Corporate Group Members. Please register online to obtain a 25 per cent discount on the IBA Member fee

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Speaker opportunities

If you would like to be considered as a potential speaker at this specialist conference then please contact the relevant Chair/Co-Chairs in the IBA Antitrust Section and Chair/Co-Chairs in the IBA Communications Law Committee with your request; please send your bio together with information on your qualification and expertise on the topic.