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PLI’s Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017

Thursday, November 09, 2017 - Friday, November 10, 2017
08:45 am New York - 5:15 pm New York
New York City

Media and communications law is continuing to evolve in response to new challenges and the rise of digital and social media. The areas of First Amendment, privacy, intellectual property, newsgathering and reporter’s privilege law are changing rapidly. The Trump administration’s initiatives in these and other areas are also affecting  advice to clients.  The expert faculty of law firm practitioners, in-house counsel, government officials, and academics will address these issues. Unlike any other program, Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017 is a comprehensive, “one-stop shop,” providing the legal, strategic and practical knowledge needed to keep apace in these areas of law. This program is designed for firm attorneys, in-house counsel and other professionals who practice in the fields of media and telecommunications, corporate compliance, privacy, and First Amendment law.

Who Should Attend: Firm attorneys, in-house counsel and other professionals who practice in the fields of media and telecommunications, corporate compliance, privacy, and First Amendment law.

Date: November 9-10, 2017

Paul Hastings Sherrese Smith, Partner in Paul Hastings’ Corporate Department, will be participating in this program.

November 9, 2017 at 9:00 am

Electronic Media Regulation

•One year post-election: what’s next on the deregulatory front at the FCC?

•Post-mortem on Net Neutrality: what are the implications of reclassifying broadband on the FCC’s regulatory and enforcement authority? 

•Merger review and media ownership: what’s the take on doing deals and rule reform?

•Repacking, channel sharing and a new transmission standard: what’s happening with broadcast television after the spectrum auction?

•What’s the future of linear and on-demand OTT video services?

•Will an all-GOP government get around to rewriting the Communications Act and, if so, why, when and how?

Location:

PLI New York Center

1177 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd floor

Entrance on 45th Street

New York, New York 10036

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