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MLRC London Conference 2009


MLRC London Conference
International Developments in Libel, Privacy Newsgathering and New Media Law

Stationers’ Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London EC4

October 1-2, 2009

The MLRC London Conference is a two-day event for media defense lawyers and press experts to discuss the latest developments in media law and practice.  The conference, held at Stationers’ Hall, is open to MLRC members and other media defense lawyers by invitation only.

Delegates from around the world participate in a series of facilitated discussions on media law and policy developments and the challenges posed by the digital media environment.

MLRC members, click here to see the schedule.

Conference Highlights

Keynote Address: Lord Hoffmann, House of Lords

Speech by Justice Ruth McColl, Supreme Court New South Wales Australia

In-House Counsel Breakfast on practice and management issues

Delegates receptions on September 30th and October 1st

Discussion topics include:

  • Liability for third-party content posted online in the UK and Europe
  • Libel Terrorism Protection Acts and enforcement of judgments
  • The right to be left alone in public – the continuing evolution of the Princess Caroline privacy decision
  • Reporting on terrorism: How has the fight against terrorism impacted reporting?
  • The Future of Free Expression:  How is the Internet impacting the law of free expression?
  • Fair use and fair dealing in the digital media environment

The MLRC London Conference was supported by the following companies and law firms:












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