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Competition, consumers and the digital age

16 April 2014

Antonio Bavasso, co-head of Allen & Overy's antitrust practice, will co-chair the GCR Live 3rd Annual Telecoms, Media & Technology conference at our London office on Thursday 26 June 2014.

The programme includes sessions on competition issues in the telecoms sector - including regulation, competition enforcement, consolidation, reforms and their impact, big data control and market power, antitrust issues in online search and advertising, and copyright reforms in the digital age.

The leading line-up of speakers includes:

- current and former enforcers such as Julie Brill (U.S. FTC Commissioner), Johannes Gungl (Head of the Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications, RTR), Kai-Uwe Kühn (University of Michigan and former DG Comp Chief Economist), Linsey McCallum (Director for Information, Telecommunications and Media, DG Competition, European Commission), Krzystof Kuik (Head of Unit, DG Competition, European Commission), Damien Neven (Graduate Institute Geneva and CRA);

- business leaders such as Christoph Keese (Executive Vice President, Axel Springer), Bruno Ducharme (Chairman of TIW Capital Partners and Member of Mid Europa's Industry Advisory Board), Nick Woodrow (Head of Competition Law, Vodafone Group Services);

- and a number of other leading practitioners and academics.

Antonio Bavasso is widely recognised as a leading lawyer in the TMT sector according to independent guides. He has advised on a number of precedent-setting merger and behavioural investigations as well as regulatory and antitrust litigation in these sectors. He heads the media sector group and is co-head of the global antitrust team. Our global antitrust, intellectual property and TMT groups advise some of the world's leading technology, media, telecoms and life science companies on their antitrust, regulatory, licensing and litigation strategies.

Please click here for further information on the event and how to sign up to attend.