Defamation, Privacy & Reputation Management Conference @ KNect365Law [June 27, London]: Registrations Open

This conference will take a comprehensive look at the challenges faced by the industry and allows you to obtain expert knowledge on how to tackle these challenges

The entire conference will be held under Chatham House rule, allowing for an open and balanced discussion

Topics Addressed In 2018 Include:
  • The Internet of Things
  • Internet publication and intermediary liability
  • Specific challenges for broadcasters and streamers
  • Are libel and privacy cases suitable for arbitration?
  • The use of confidential information in a journalistic investigation
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:10 Chair’s Opening Remarks
09:10 – 09:55 Defamation Update
09:55 – 10:55 “Fake News”, “Alternative Facts”, and implications for the democratic process
10:55 – 11:15 Refreshment Break
11:15 – 12:00 The Use of Confidential Information
12:00 – 13:00 Article 8 Privacy Update
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 Data Protection and the Media – Key issues
14:45 – 15:30 Latest issues in Broadcasting
15:30 – 15:50 Refreshment Break
15:50 – 16:35 Social Media and Data Privacy
16:35 – 17:05 Latest Costs Issues in Publication Proceeding
17:05 – 17:10 Chair’s Summation & Close of Conference


Key Highlights of 2018 Programme:

Black letter law update

  • Defamation update
  • Article 8 privacy update
  • Data protection and the media – key issues

“Fake news”, “alternative facts”, and implications for the democratic process

  • A round up of the latest case law
  • Recent CJEU dicta on privacy
  • Interesting cases from around Europe
  • The overlap between privacy and data protection

The use of confidential information

  • What can companies or individuals do when they know that confidential information has been leaked to media?
  • What can news organisation do to best ensure that their handling of confidential information is justified and proportionate?
  • The government’s use of confidential information and the Digital Economy Act
Date and Venue:

27 June 2018


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