On 8 June 2017, the Council of the EU adopted its position on the proposed directive setting out rules for B2C contracts for the supply of digital content. Negotiations with the European Parliament are expected to start in autumn.
This conference will offer a platform for legal practitioners to debate the central issues of this highly controversial proposal at a decisive stage in the legislative process.
Who should attend?
Lawyers practicing in the field of (online) sales, ecommerce, supply of digital content and digital services; inhouse counsel; staff of EU institutions and permanent representations; ministry officials; representatives of consumer and business organisations as well as other stakeholders.
250€ ; 40% discount for staff of EU institutions and agencies; 25% discount for lawyers in private practice
Thomas Boué, Director – Policy Europe, Middle East and Africa, BSA – The Software Alliance, Brussels
Stephen Deadman, Global Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook, London
Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson, Professor of Private Law at the University Paris II – Panthéon-Assas
Evelyne Gebhardt MEP, Co-rapporteur, IMCO and JURI Committees, European Parliament, Brussels / Strasbourg
Samuel Laurinkari, Head of EU Affairs, eBay Inc., Brussels
Agustín Reyna, Senior Legal Officer, Team Leader Digital Rights, BEUC – The European Consumer Organisation, Brussels
Romain Robert, Legal Officer, Policy & Consultation Unit, EDPS – European Data Protection Supervisor, Brussels
Hans Schulte-Nölke, Director of the European Legal Studies Institute; Professor at the University of Osnabrück and the Radboud University Nijmegen
Karin Sein, Professor of Civil Law at the University of Tartu; Chair of the Contract Law Working Party, Estonian EU Presidency Team, Tallinn
Dirk Staudenmayer, Head of Unit – Contract Law, DG Justice, European Commission, Brussels
Christian Wagner, Public Policy and Government Relations Analyst, Google, Brussels
22 Nov 2017 @ 09:00 am
22 Nov 2017 @ 03:45 pm
Duration: 6 hours, 45 minutes
MCE Management Centre Europe
Rue de l\'Aqueduc 151