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IIC Australian Chapter: Communications Laws and the Media

A Year in review & What's next?

Wednesday 4 december 2019, 5.30 - 7.30PM
hOSTED BY Bird & Bird
Level 22, MLC Centre, 19 Martin Pl, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

The IIC Australian Chapter, together with Bird&Bird will be holding an end of year event to review and discuss some of the major developments in media and communications laws that have played out around the globe during 2019.
This event will feature video insights from a number of key jurisdictions including the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Australia and Brussels.
The highlight will be a panel discussion focusing on the impacts, key regulatory responses, reforms and developments that may be played out during 2020. The panellists will include two of Australia's leading media General Counsel and Professor Barbara McDonald who wrote the 2014 Australian Law Reform Commission Report proposing the tort of privacy now supported by the ACCC in its Digital Platforms Report.
IIC President Chris Chapman will provide introductory remarks to the video and our guest panel will be facilitated by Bird&Bird Partner, Sophie Dawson.

Panel speakers

Lesley Power, General Counsel, Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Australia
Barbara McDonaldProfessor, University of Sydney Law School, Fellow at the Australian Academy of Law
Rachel Launders, General Counsel and Company Secretary, Nine Entertainment Co.


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