UK Electronic Communications Regulation & Enforcement Update

UK Electronic Communications Regulation & Enforcement Update

Available to view from 19 Jul 2024

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This webinar will examine how telecommunications and electronic communication networks and services are now regulated and enforced in the UK.

Presented by expert speaker Robert Bell, this webinar will explore important closely related areas of law such the UK/international position on net neutrality, laws and regulations relating the building of next generation networks including the Electronic Communications Code and position of landowners, as well as product security.

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

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • UK Regulation
    • What are electronic communications and mobile networks and services?
    • How are electronic communications and mobile networks and services are regulated in the UK?
    • What are their operating requirements and how those obligations are enforced primarily under the Communications Act 2003 and the Wireless Telephony Act 2006
    • Enforcement mechanisms and remedies for breach
  • EU Regulatory Framework
    • Interrelationship between UK electronic communications law and the EU regulatory framework
    • Can the EU framework be used as an aid to interpretation the UK regime post Brexit?
    • Position of general principles of EU law post Brexit
  • Role of UK Regulator
    • Overview of the duties and role of Ofcom, the UK electronic communications regulator
    • Interface with other UK ex ante regulators
  • Specific Areas of Regulation
    • Net neutrality - What is the UK position on net neutrality and how does it compare internationally?
    • Building Next Generation Networks - Overview of Electronic Communication Code and the position of landowners
    • Product safety - What are the new product security regulations contained in Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (Security Requirements for Relevant Connectable Products) Regulations 2023 (PSTI regulations) and their implications for business?

This pre-recorded webinar will be available to view from Friday 19th July 2024

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