Allen & Overy partner set to chair 2013 GCR Live Telecoms, Media and Technology event

Antonio Bavasso, a partner in Allen & Overy’s global antitrust team, will co-chair the 2013 GCR Live Telecoms, Media and Technology event on 2 July.

The event — due to take place at the law firm’s London office — will examine the critical antitrust issues now playing out in the telecoms, media and technology sector.

Speakers will include experts from the worlds of enforcement, economics and in-house counsel. The keynote address will be delivered by Bruno Lasserre, president of the French Competition Authority.

Among the issues to be debated are:

  • Mobile telephony — how will recent antitrust and regulatory issues play out?
  • Online distribution platforms and the relationships between content owners and digital distributors
  • What is the true standard for foreclosure in IT cases?
  • Online competition — too much scrutiny or too little?
  • Print

Briefings from Allen & Overy

  • ITC reaffirms its power to bar digital file transfers

    The ITC has reaffirmed its power to ban electronic transmissions from the US where those transmissions infringe an intellectual property right or are otherwise based on an unfair trade practice.

  • Changes to French takeover rules

    A new French law, the ‘Law to recapture the real economy’ (‘Loi visant à reconquérir l’économie réelle’ or ‘Loi Florange’), was made on 1 April 2014.

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