Competition Law in Electronic Communications - Update & Key Considerations Explored

Competition Law in Electronic Communications - Update & Key Considerations Explored

Available to view from 26 Jul 2024

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Presented by expert speaker Robert Bell, this webinar will examine the application of competition law to the UK electronic communications sector, its relationship with ex ante regulation and the impact of the UK and EU new digital platform regulatory regime.

This webinar provides a crucial introduction and an essential update for those involved in the electronic communications sector.

For further details regarding the regulation and enforcement of telecommunications and electronic communication networks and services in the UK, please see Robert Bell’s webinar UK Electronic Communications Regulation & Enforcement Update

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • Competition Law
    • How competition law is applied in the electronic communications sector under Competition Act 1998 and Enterprise Act 2002
    • Effect of EU competition law contained in Article 101and 102 of the Treaty for the Functioning of the European Union post-Brexit
    • Interrelationship between competition law and ex ante regulation under the Communications Act 2002
    • Sanctions, appeals and remedies for breach
    • Review of enforcement cases including private actions for damages
  • Merger Control
    • Role of EU & UK Merger Control in controlling concentration within the electronic communications sector including the impact of the Foreign Subsidies Regulation
  • Digital Platform Regulation
    • The new EU and UK regimes for the regulation of digital platforms under the EU Digital Markets Act and the UK Digital Markets, Competition and Consumer Act and their impact on competition law enforcement in the digital sector

This pre-recorded webinar will be available to view from Friday 26th July 2024

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