The Pirate Problem and Website Blocking Orders

DATE: Thursday, 16 March 2017
TIME: 12:45 pm A light lunch will be provided
1.00 pm Presentation
2.00 pm Concludes
VENUE: Offices of Baker McKenzie
Level 27, A.M.P. Centre
50 Bridge Street
Sydney
TOPIC: The Pirate Problem and Website Blocking Orders
Andrew will discuss the first applications to the Federal Court under section 115A of the Copyright Act 1968 for injunctions against ISPs providing access to overseas websites.  These include applications filed by Village Roadshow, the U.S. movie studios and Foxtel for orders requiring a number of ISPs to block the SolarMovie websites, The Pirate Bay and other Torrent websites.
SPEAKER: Andrew Stewart
Partner, Baker McKenzieAndrew heads the Australian Media & Content Group and serves as member of the Global Media Steering Committee of Baker McKenzie. Andrew has significant in-house experience in one of Australia’s most successful television networks, giving him an insight into the media environment in Australia. He is a member of the Communication and Media Lawyers Association of Australia, and is an advisory board member of the Melbourne University Centre for Media and Communications in the Law.
COST: $45.00 Members (incl. $4.09 GST)
$65.00 Non-Members (incl. $5.91 GST)
RSVP: Thursday, 9 March 2017 (by facsimile, email or on-line)

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ACCC Enforcement Highlights – The Past Year in Review

DATE: Tuesday, 4 April 2017
TIME: 12:45 pm A light lunch will be provided
1.00 pm Presentation
2.00 pm Concludes
VENUE: Offices of King & Wood Mallesons
Level 61, Govenor Phillip Tower
1 Farrer Place
Sydney
TOPIC: ACCC Enforcement Highlights – The Past Year In ReviewCatherine will be covering ACCC enforcement highlights over the previous 12 months including the three recent cartel matters – the Colgate-Palmolive and Flight Centre cases, both in relation to price-fixing, as well as Australia’s first criminal cartel charge.  Catherine will also cover a selection of misleading and deceptive conduct matters, including Nurofen’s ‘targeted pain’ claims, the misrepresentation of gamers’ consumer guarantee rights by Valve, one of the world’s largest online game retailers, and recent allegations of misleading nutritional claims by Heinz and alleged misleading claims by Volkswagen regarding compliance with standards and emission levels.
SPEAKER: Catherine PaveyAssistant Director within the NSW Enforcement Division of the ACCC. Catherine joined the ACCC in September 2013. She leads investigations into alleged contraventions of the competition and consumer protection provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act. A solicitor by training, prior to joining the ACCC Catherine worked at Ince & Co, Allen & Overy and Blake Dawson Waldron.
CHAIR: Trish Henry, Competition Law Partner at King & Wood Mallesons
COST: $45.00 Members (incl. $4.09 GST)
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RSVP: Tuesday, 28 March 2017 (by facsimile, email or on-line)

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