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Hear from Ashley Hurst
Social Media and the Law Conference 2014 - Hear from Ashley Hurst
Peter Jukes
Social Media and the Law - Peter Jukes
Hear from Leading Experts
Gill Phillips Dr. Ed. Legal Services Guardian Ns & Med Ltd
Professor Ian Walden Head Institute of Computer and Communications Law Queen Mary, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
Jamie Barnard General Counsel, Digital & Privacy, Global Unilever
Steve Kuncewicz Head of IP & Media Bermans
Don't just take our word ...
"very interesting and compelling…….excellent and very ….. informative"
S Phillips
Solicitor
DLA Piper
"A good mix of speakers and of law and latest technological advances....very engaging, excellent, as ever!"
G Clough
Solicitor
Simons Muirhead & Barton
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Keynote Government Speaker

Some officials comments have raised concerns about privacy. What is the government proposing in this arena? 

Google Panel Session

Hear from those at the forefront of litigation, journalism and reputation management about the true impact of this crucial case

Compliance Challenges

A superb panel led by Author and Blogger Steve Kuncewicz considering the compliance challenges social media presents to every business

Sponsorship opportunities available

If you want to be part of this leading event and are interested in sponsorship opportunities contact Ayo Fagbohun +44 (0)20 7017 4196 or ayo.fagbohun@informa.com

Social Media and the Law conference: The essential event for everyone involved in navigating the legal challenges of exploiting social media and user-generated content

Social Media and the Law Conference delivers update on the most talked about area of law right now!

For the latest information see the latest Social Media & the Law conference agenda today.

Social Media has become synonymous with our time and it is an unwieldy beast and a port way to opportunity. The laws regulating its use are said to be out of date and  that leaves you and your organisation in an exposed and uncertain place. This is a problem for Boards, shareholders and you!

This is the perfect time to ensure you are fully up to date with the latest legal position and benefit from the practical experience of:

  • the platform providers
  • leading rights owners
  • ISPs
  • the ICO
  • a leading QC
  • the lawyers directly involved in navigating their clients through this maze of legal uncertainty!

Enjoy insightful commentary on the Google Right to Be Forgotten Case and two essential legal update sessions on hot issues generated by social media. Benefit from the latest the regulation of social media and expect cutting edge analysis of the most challenging legal issues arising from social media including an exciting look at contempt from Gill Phillips of the Guardian. This is an essential event which will capture the latest important legal developments right up to the final weeks and days leading up to the conference.

Don't miss the opportunity to attend this essential and exciting conference!

Attend Social Media & the Law 2014 for the very latest updates on...

  • Chaired by the insightful and respected Luisa Edwards Head of the Commercial Team at Google
  • A guide to safely reaching the fruits of crowd sourcing avoiding the legal and commercial pitfalls  
  • A Special Session from Gill Phillips of the Guardian on Contempt
  • Defamation and privacy update
  • A social media update looking and the key cases from 2014 and some anticipated essential forthcoming judgements
  • Legal issues arising for those at the sharp end from The Guardian, Unilever, United Utilities, the Police, ICO and Google!
  • An update on social responsibility for children from CEOP
  • A Regulation Update from Professor Ian Walden and the ICO perspective 

Benefit from the expert input of an exceptional Keynote offering insights into the government's approach to the issues and legislating this area.  Hear from our chair, Luisa Edwards, Head of Commercial Team - EMEA Legal at Google.  Expect to receive guidance from those dealing with these issues daily from Unilever, United Utilities! the Guardian News & media Limited without falling foul of the law. And hear about the real coal face challenges in social media law and the caselaw you need to know about in TWO CASELAW AND LEGAL UPDATES.

Don't forget your business cards!

Attending the conference will give you an exceptional opportunity to network with your peers and relevant contacts!

Download Latest Information Now

(updated 23 November 2014)

Don't just take out word for it. See what you peers think of past Social Media & the Law events:

"very interesting and compelling…….excellent and very ….. informative"
S Phillips
SolicitorDLA Piper
"We heard the main players in this area go through everything and then some. Left feeling completely brought up to speed and with an excellent resource booklet."
Mark Manley
PartnerBrabners Chaffe Street

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