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11th Legal and Public Affairs Assembly

The 11th session of the EBU Legal and Public Affairs Assembly, which is open to all Members and Associates of the EBU, took place in Valletta at the kind invitation of PBS Malta, on 21st and 22nd April 2016.

The agenda included legal and public affairs analysis of all relevant elements of the EU Commission's Digital Single Market initiative. Other topics for discussion and exchange of information were Big Data, PSM data principles and portability. The session was also the opportunity for Members to provide updates on their national developments and to share and exchange expertise.


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    Thursday, 21 April

  • Member updates: The right of access to information - Anne-Hilde Storm (NRK, Lawyer) Members Only
  • Member updates: Rai's reform and license fee structure - Simona Martorelli (RAI, European Affairs Delegate) Members Only
  • Politics and PSM: Political trends impacting PSM - Michael Wagner (EBU Head of Media and Communications Law) Members Only
  • Politics and PSM: Media freedom concerns - Nicola Frank (EBU Head of European Affairs) Members Only
  • Digital Single Market: AVMSD - Michael Wagner & Wouter Gekiere (Deputy Head of EBU Brussels Office) Members Only
  • Digital Single Market: Spectrum, telecoms framework, net neutrality - Wouter Gekiere & Anne-Catherine Berg (EBU Senior Legal Adviser) Members Only
  • Digital Single Market: Copyright - Heijo Ruijsenaars (EBU Head of Intellectual Property) Members Only
  • EU Draft Regulation on Portability - Heijo Ruijsenaars Members Only
  • Friday, 22 April

  • PSB and the independent production sector - Sandra Coppieters (VRT, Head of Legal Affairs) Members Only
  • Balanced contractual terms and fair sharing of exploitation rights in TV-productions - Helfried Spitra (WDR, Deputy Director of Television) Members Only
  • Data: Headlines from the EBU Big Data Conference - Guillaume Klossa (EBU Director of Public Affairs and Communications) Members Only
  • Data: EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - Anne-Catherine Berg Members Only
  • Data: EBU principles for trusted data use - Anne-Catherine Berg Members Only
  • EU Accessibility Legislation - Jacques Lovell (EBU European Advocacy Adviser) Members Only
  • Council of Europe Expert Group on media pluralism - Michael Wagner Members Only