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Masterclasses in European Digital Economy Regulation

Cullen International’s masterclass explains the key elements of the rapidly changing EU regulatory framework shaping the digital economy, including the European Digital Single Market Strategy. It has a special focus on over-the-top (OTT) services and online platforms. 

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This two-day training provides attendees with a clear overview of:

  • the European Commission’s Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy and follow-up actions;
  • the regulatory concepts, mechanisms, and challenges relevant to the digital economy;
  • the privacy regulatory framework affecting both electronic communications service providers and other types of digital services providers, with a special emphasis on the changes that will be introduced at the EU level with the adoption of the e-Privacy regulation and the entry in application of the new General Data Protection Regulation;
  • recent EU developments relating to cybersecurity;
  • recent EU developments covering platforms;
  • other developments relevant for the development of cloud and Internet of Things services;
  • the role of competition law (vs. ex-ante regulation) in tackling the conduct of internet companies, including on geo-blocking and discriminatory selling practices.

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Upcoming Digital Economy Masterclass is scheduled for the following dates:

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The class will be held at the Thon Hotel EU in Brussels.


This class will be of particular interest to:

  • regulatory experts who have become specialised in a specific regulatory area but who wish to refresh their understanding of the broader range of regulatory issues; or
  • individuals who have recently moved into a regulatory position and wish to acquire a rapid grasp of the key debates at the EU level.

This seminar is not designed for experts who already have a broad range of regulatory experience.

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