1 international bar association conferences up to 10.5 CPD/CLE HOURS AVAILABLE* 24th Annual Communications and Competition Law Conference April 2013 Windsor Atlantica Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil A conference co-presented by the IBA Communications Law Committee, the IBA Antitrust Committee and the Brazilian Institute of Studies on Competition, Consumer Affairs and International Trade (IBRAC), supported by the IBA Latin American Regional Forum The Annual Communications and Competition conference is one of the most prestigious events in the legal calendar. The conference will cover all the latest hot topics as well as play host to some of the most influential speakers and commentators in communications and competition law. Sessions include: Regulators round table Convergence, takeovers and mergers in the communications and technology industry Big data, media and big sports events Recent antitrust developments in the online sector Open internet and net neutrality Intellectual property and antitrust Power over data Is there a problem in international roaming and its pricing? Perspectives from Europe and Latin America Who should attend? In-house and private practice lawyers, regulators, bankers and professionals involved in providing advice and guidance to the converging communications and technology industry. Desde 1992 Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos de Concorrência, Consumo e Comércio Internacional n o s 20a *As per the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales. The number of CPD points/hours available may vary for other bar associations and law societies depending on their criteria.
2 Programme Conference Co-Chairs Tito Amaral Andrade Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados, São Paulo; President, IBRAC Jose Augusto Regazzini TozziniFreire Advogados, São Paulo; Co-Chair, IBA Antitrust Committee Chris Watson CMS Cameron McKenna, London; Former Co-Chair, IBA Communications Law Committee Monday 29 April Registration Windsor Atlantica Hotel Opening address by Conference Co-Chair Chris Watson Introduction Michael Reynolds Allen & Overy, Brussels; IBA President Keynote address Maximiliano Salvatori Martinhão Secretary of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Brasilia Regulators round table This session will be a panel discussion between regulators of various jurisdictions, addressing differences between regulatory models, overlaps and synergies between regulators, the division of competences between different regulators and other relevant topics. Diane Mullenex Ichay & Mullenex Associes, Paris; Co-Chair, IBA Communications Law Committee Cristianne Zarzur Pinheiro Neto Advogados, São Paulo; Vice- President, IBRAC Eduardo Martinez Rivero DG Competition, European Commission, Brussels Marcos Paulo Verissimo Commissioner, Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Economica (CADE), Brasilia Rodrigo Zerbone Loureiro Commissioner, Agencia Nacional de Telecomunicações (ANATEL), Brasilia Coffee/tea break Convergence, takeovers and mergers in the communications and technology industry Important mergers in the communications, broadcasting and content industries will be discussed along with other recent cases which have raised antitrust issues in Europe, the US and Latin America. Moderator Thomas Janssens Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Brussels; Newsletter Editor, IBA Antitrust Committee Marcelo Calliari TozziniFreire Advogados, São Paulo; Vice-Chair, IBA Trade and Customs Law Committee Yvan Desmedt Jones Day, Brussels Ilene Knable Gotts Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, New York Ramon Moyano Estudio Beccar Varela, Buenos Aires Lunch Big data, media and big sports events This session will focus on the role of big sports events in promoting roll-out of communications infrastructure, the challenges faced by operators when confronted with roll-out obligations and the development of new interactive communications and media services based on sports events. Camila Borba Lefevre Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados, São Paulo; Vice-Chair, IBA Communications Law Committee Rehman Noormohamed Michelmores, Exeter; Membership Officer, IBA Communications Law Committee Mario Girasole TIM Brasil, São Paulo Alexandre Ingles British Telecom (BT) Latin America, São Paulo Massato Takakuwa NEC Latin America, São Paulo Coffee/tea break Recent antitrust developments in the online sector Competition in the online sector is increasingly engaging the attention of regulators all over the world. Recent regulatory initiatives raise questions about the proper application of antitrust and competition concepts in this domain. What are the rules and who must obey them? This panel of experts will address these issues and touch on some of the latest online cases. Leonor Cordovil Grinberg Cordovil e Barros Advogados, São Paulo; Director of Publications, IBRAC Philippe Rincazaux Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, Paris; Working Group Coordinator, IBA Antitrust Committee Miguel Del Pino Marval O Farrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires Maurits Dolmans Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Brussels Concluding remarks of the day Fabrizio Cugia di Sant Orsola Cugia Cuomo & Associati, Rome; Co-Chair, IBA Communications Law Committee Welcome dinner Restaurante Tereze Tereze Restaurant is a sophisticated, yet casual venue, where one can savour world cuisine in an Eco-Chic setting. You will have the opportunity of making new friends and meet old ones in a tranquil and picturesque setting while enjoying innovative Brazilian cuisine. Ticket price: 80 Entry by ticket only. Transport will be provided.
3 Tuesday 30 April Registration Windsor Atlantica Hotel Introduction of keynote speaker Tito Amaral Andrade Keynote address Carlos Ragazzo Superintendent General, Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Economica (CADE), Brasilia Open internet and net neutrality This session will deal with commercial and legal issues regarding openness and regulation of the internet, asking who pays for expansion of network capacity but also dealing with new surveillance and identification technologies such as Deep Packet Inspection (DPI). Caio Mario Pereira Neto Pereira Neto Macedo Advogados, São Paulo; Advisory Board Member, IBRAC Alfonso Silva Carey y Cia, Santiago; Regional Representative Latin America, IBA Communications Law Committee Ana Paula Bialer Bialer & Falsetti Advogados, São Paulo Christian Hocepied DG Competition, European Commission, Brussels Cristian Sepulveda Entel-Chile, Santiago Coffee/tea break Intellectual property and antitrust This session will be a panel discussion on recent IP and antitrust developments, with focus on the acquisition of standard essential patents, standardisation issues and the Apple v Samsung litigation. Andrea Appella News Corporation, London; Senior Vice-Chair, IBA Antitrust Committee Guilherme Favaro Ribas Mundie e Advogados, São Paulo; Advisory Board Member, IBRAC Denis Borges Barbosa Denis Borges Barbosa Advogados, Rio de Janeiro Maurits Dolmans Miguel Rato Shearman & Sterling, Brussels Hartmut Schneider WilmerHale, Brussels Lunch Power over data This session will examine the regulatory and antitrust issues involving access to large amounts of data and how regulators and legislators across the globe are approaching the issue, including legal developments involving the protection of privacy and personal data. Jukka-Pekka Joensuu PricewaterhouseCoopers, Helsinki; Conference Coordinator, IBA Communications Law Committee Anne Vallery VVGB, Brussels; Secretary, IBA Communications Law Committee Stefano Fratta Telefonica Digital, Slough Marcel Leonardi Google Brazil, São Paulo Coffee/tea break Is there a problem in international roaming and its pricing? Perspectives from Europe and Latin America This will be an interactive session on international roaming and its increasing importance in Latin America and Europe. It will address, among other aspects, the role that Europe is playing in roaming liberalisation and what effects this de-regulation may have in other parts of the world. Moderator Innocenzo Genna Genna Cabinet, Brussels Alexis Arancibia GSMA, Santiago Olga Cavalli South School on Internet Governance; Regulatel Roaming Project, Buenos Aires Fabio Ferreira Kujawski Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, São Paulo Robindhra Mangtani Ofcom; BEREC Representative, London Closing remarks Tito Amaral Andrade Jose Regazzini Chris Watson Associate social event sponsor Exhibitor
4 Information Date April 2013 Venue Windsor Atlantica Hotel Avenida Atlantica, Copacabana Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Tel: +55 (21) Fax: + 55 (21) Language All conference working sessions and conference materials will be in English. How to register Register online at and make payment by credit card to avail of the ten per cent online registration discount or complete the attached registration form and return it to Suzana Su at together with your payment. You should receive ed confirmation of your registration within five days; if you do not please contact Suzana Su. Fees Online registrations received: on or before until 5 April 24 April IBA/IBRAC member Non-member* Young lawyers (under 30 years) Academics/judges (full-time) Senior lawyers** Corporate counsel Welcome dinner Hard copy registration forms and fees received: on or before after 5 April 6 April IBA/IBRAC member Non-member* Young lawyers (under 30 years) Academics/judges (full-time) Senior lawyers** Corporate counsel Welcome dinner *By paying the non-member fee, we welcome you as a delegate member of the IBA for the year in which this conference is held, which entitles you to the following benefits: (1) Password access to certain parts of the IBA website. (2) Receipt of IBA E-news and access online versions of IBA Global Insight. (3) Pay the member rate for any subsequent IBA conference registrations for this calendar year. (4) Take advantage of IBA Special Offers. If you would like to become a full or general member of the IBA, which includes membership of one committee or more and inclusion in and access to our membership directory we encourage you to do so now in order to register for this conference at the member rate. Full details of how to join can be found at A reduced rate is offered to lawyers who are over the age of 65, have been an IBA member for more than 20 years and are no longer practising law. Full payment must be received in order to process your registration. Fees include: Attendance at all working sessions on 29 and 30 April Conference materials, including any available speaker s papers submitted to the IBA before 24 April Access to the above conference working materials from the IBA website ( approximately seven days prior to the conference Lunches on Monday and Tuesday Coffee/tea during breaks List of participants In order for your name to appear in the list of participants, which will be made available seven days prior to the conference, your registration form must be received by 24 April at the latest. Registration confirmation All documentation regarding your attendance at the conference can now be obtained from the IBA website. Upon receipt of your payment for the conference a confirmation will be sent containing instructions on how to download the documents. Registration confirmation will not be distributed by post. Promotional literature Please note that no individual or organisation may display or distribute publicity material or other printed matter during the conference, unless by prior arrangement with the IBA. Organisations and companies wishing to discuss promotional opportunities should contact the Sponsorship Department at Payment of registration fees Pounds sterling: by bank transfer to the IBA until 5 April at HSBC, account number , branch 0223 (Avenida Paulista), SWIFT code BCBBBRPR, address Avenida Paulista, 949-A, São Paulo, SP , Brasil, IBA CNPJ / Use an exchange rate of 1/R$3,5 Credit card payments: by Visa, MasterCard or American Express. No other cards are accepted. No deductions or withholdings All fees payable to us by you in accordance with the terms contained in this Information section shall be paid free and clear of all deductions or withholdings whatsoever. If any deductions or withholdings are required by law to be made from any fees payable to us by you under the terms contained in this Information section you shall pay such sum as will, after the deduction or withholding has been made, leave us with the same amount as we would have been entitled to receive in the absence of any such requirement to make a deduction or withholding. If we obtain the benefit of any tax credit or other relief by reference to any such deductions or withholdings, then we shall repay to you such amount as, after such repayment has been made, will leave us in no worse position than we would have been had no such deductions or withholdings been required. The organisers may at any time, with or without giving notice, in their absolute discretion and without giving any reason, cancel or postpone the conference, change its venue or any of the other published particulars, or withdraw any invitation to attend. In any case, neither the organisers nor any of their officers, employees, agents, members or representatives shall be liable for any loss, liability, damage or expense suffered or incurred by any person, nor will they return any money paid to them in connection with the conference unless they are satisfied not only that the money in question remains under their control but also that the person who paid it has been unfairly prejudiced (as to which, decision shall be in their sole and unfettered discretion and, when announced, final and conclusive).
5 Conference sell-outs The IBA places its conference in venues of a suitable size for the event; however there are times when our conferences may sell out. Should this happen, prospective delegates will be informed and a waitlist will operate. The waitlist will function on a first come, first served basis, subject to receiving registered delegate cancellations. The IBA will not be liable for any travel or accommodation expenses incurred by an individual who travels to the conference without a confirmed place at the event. Cancellation of registration If cancellation is received in writing at the IBA office by 5 April, fees will be refunded less a 25 per cent administration charge. We regret that no refunds can be made after this date. Registrations received after 5 April will not be eligible for any refund of registration fees. Provided you have cancelled your registration to attend an IBA conference in accordance with the terms of the cancellation of registration clause included in the Information section of the relevant conference programme, you must then confirm to us in writing at the IBA office as soon as possible but in no event later than one year (12 calendar months) from the date of any such conference all necessary details to enable any reimbursement owed to you to be paid. We regret that no refunds will be made after the date that is one year (12 calendar months) after the date of the relevant conference. Weather The climate in Rio de Janeiro in late April is warm with temperatures averaging C (77-86 F). Showers are not common in this time of year. Travel arrangements and visas Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements. It is recommended that you check your visa requirements with your local embassy or consulate. We are unable to dispatch visa invitation letters to support your visa application prior to receipt of your registration form and full payment of registration fees. Please apply for your visa in good time. Airport Aeroporto Internacional Antonio Carlos Jobim (Galeão) located 12.4 miles north of Rio de Janeiro city centre. Taxi The best form of transport available from the airport to the Windsor Atlântica Hotel is taxi. The journey costs around US$120 plus tip. It takes approximately minutes. Hotel accommodation A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Windsor Atlantica Hotel for the nights of 28, 29 and 30 April. Windsor Atlantica Hotel Avenida Atlantica, Copacabana Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Tel: +55 (21) Fax: + 55 (21) The following rate is per room, per night and inclusive of breakfast. Service charges and local taxes are not included. Superior Single: R$ 596 (approximately US$ 303) Superior Double: R$ 656 (approximately US$ 332) As a limited number of rooms have been blocked at the hotel, availability cannot be guaranteed once the room block is full. Please complete the attached accommodation form and send it direct to the hotel to make your reservation. The hotel requires a credit card number to secure your reservation. Please note that any reservation made after 15 March will be subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed at the special IBA rate. Cancellation and no-show policy Any cancellation made after 15 March will incur a cancellation fee of one night charge. This will also apply to no-shows. Please note that in the event of any cancellations or no-shows, rooms will be charged to the individual guest s credit card given at the time of the booking. Delegates are responsible for making accommodation reservations and entering into an agreement with the hotel regarding credit card guarantees, cancellation terms and conditions, and room rates (should these differ from the special IBA rate). The IBA cannot accept responsibility for hotel accommodation disputes between a delegate and the hotel. Disabled access The Windsor Atlantica Hotel is wheelchair accessible. Please notify us if you require special assistance. Social programme Monday 29 April Welcome dinner Restaurante Tereze Ticket price: 80 Social event tickets cannot be guaranteed unless payment has been received before 24 April subject to availability. Dates to remember 15 March is the deadline for the Windsor Atlantica Hotel to receive accommodation bookings at the IBA discounted rate. 5 April is the date by which your registration form and payment must be received at the IBA office if you are taking advantage of the early registration fee. This is also the date by which any cancellation must be received at the IBA office in order for fees to be refunded, less a 25 per cent administration charge. No refunds can be made after this date. 24 April is the date by which your registration form and payment must be received at the IBA office in order for your name and company to be included in the list of participants, which will be made available seven days prior to the conference. After this date no registration forms can be accepted at the IBA office please therefore register at the conference.
6 Registration form 24th Annual Communications and Competition Law Conference April 2013, Windsor Atlantica Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Please read the Information section before completing this form and return it together with your payment to Suzana Su at the address overleaf. Personal details (Please attach your business card or write in block capitals) Title Given name Family name Name and country to be shown on badge (if different from above) IBA membership number (if applicable) Date of birth Firm/company/organisation Address Tel Fax Special dietary requirements TO OBTAIN A TEN PERCENT DISCOUNT ON THE FEES BELOW, PLEASE REGISTER BY 24 APRIL ONLINE AT IBA MEMBERS CAN REGISTER ONLINE BY 5 APRIL FOR 660 PLEASE SEE INFORMATION FOR FURTHER ONLINE REGISTRATION DETAILS Hard copy registration forms and fees received: on or before 5 April after 6 April amount payable IBA/IBRAC member Non-member* Young lawyers (under 30 years) Academics/judges (full-time) Senior lawyers** Corporate counsel Social function Welcome dinner Monday 29 April Number of 80 (maximum of 2 per delegate) Social ticket reservations are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed unless payment has been received by 24 April. total AMOUNT PAYABLE A REDUCED RATE IS OFFERED TO LAWYERS WHO ARE OVER THE AGE OF 65, HAVE BEEN AN IBA MEMBER FOR MORE THAN 20 YEARS AND ARE NO LONGER PRACTISING LAW. *JOIN THE IBA TODAY AND REGISTER FOR THIS CONFERENCE AT THE IBA MEMBER RATE. PLEASE FIND THE IBA MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM AT Full payment must be received in order to process your registration. Please note that registrations are not transferable.
7 Payment details I have transferred to the IBA bank account the total amount payable and have attached a copy of the bank transfer details. (By bank transfer to the IBA at HSBC, account number , branch 0223 (Avenida Paulista), SWIFT code BCBBBRPR, address Avenida Paulista, 949-A, São Paulo, SP , Brasil, IBA CNPJ / ) Use an exchange rate of 1/R$3,5 Please pay all bank charges so that the IBA receives the full invoiced amount. BANK TRANSFERS ARE ONLY ACCEPTABLE UNTIL 5 APRIL Please charge the total amount due to my: Visa MasterCard American Express Card number Start date Expiry date Name of cardholder Signature Date Where did you first hear about this conference? IBA CONFERENCE OTHER CONFERENCE DIRECT MAIL INTERNET ADVERTISEMENT EDITORIAL RECOMMENDATION OTHER Please provide further details, quoting code (if applicable) IBA listings are provided to relevant third parties for marketing purposes. The IBA will treat your personal information with the utmost respect and in accordance with UK data privacy laws. If you are agreeable to passing on your details, please tick this box If you do not wish to receive IBA information and materials, please tick this box Your details will however be included in the list of participants. Please send the completed form to: International Bar Association Suzana Su Rua Helena, 170, 14º Andar São Paulo, SP , Brasil Tel: +55 (11) Fax: +55 (11) For office use only Payment Banked Processed
8 Accommodation form 24th Annual Communications and Competition Law Conference April 2013, Windsor Atlantica Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Please refer to the Hotel accommodation section before completing this form Personal details (Please attach your business card or write in block capitals) Title Given name Family name Firm/company/organisation Address Tel Fax Accommodation requirements Windsor Atlantica Hotel Superior Single: R$ 596 (approximately US$ 303) Superior Double: R$ 656 (approximately US$ 332) Arrival date Departure date THE RATEs INCLUDE BREAKFAST AND EXCLUDE SERVICE CHARGES AND LOCAL TAXES. ANY RESERVATION MADE AFTER 15 MARCH WILL BE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AND CANNOT BE GUARANTEED AT THE ABOVE RATES. Please reserve: Superior Single Superior Double Smoking Non-smoking IF YOU NEED AN EARLY OR LATE CHECK IN OR CHECK OUT, PLEASE CONTACT THE HOTEL IN ADVANCE. TO SECURE YOUR BOOKING THE HOTEL REQUIRES A CREDIT CARD NUMBER. Please charge my credit card: Visa MasterCard American Express Card number Start date Expiry date Name of cardholder Signature Date Please send the completed form to Windsor Atlantica Hotel Avenida Atlantica, 1020 Copacabana Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Tel: +55 (21) Fax: + 55 (21)
10 Desde 1992 Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos de Concorrência, Consumo e Comércio Internacional 20a n o s International Bar Association the global voice of the legal profession Instituto de Estudos de Concorrência, Consumo e Comércio Internacional International Bar Association The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, is the world s leading organisation of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. It has a membership of more than 50,000 individual lawyers and over 200 bar associations and law societies spanning all continents. It has considerable expertise in providing assistance to the global legal community. Grouped into two divisions the Legal Practice Division and the Public and Professional Interest Division the IBA covers all practice areas and professional interests, providing members with access to leading experts and up-to-date information. Through the various committees of the divisions, the IBA enables an interchange of information and views among its members as to laws, practices and professional responsibilities relating to the practice of business law around the globe. Additionally, the IBA s highquality publications and world-class conferences provide unrivalled professional development and network-building opportunities for international legal practitioners and professional associates. Advert space The IBA s Bar Issues Commission provides an invaluable forum for IBA member organisations to discuss all matters relating to law at an international level. The IBA s Human Rights Institute (HRI) works across the Association, to promote, protect and enforce human rights under a just rule of law, and to preserve the independence of the judiciary and the legal profession worldwide. Other institutions established by the IBA include the Southern Africa Litigation Centre and the International Legal Assistance Consortium. IBA Communications Committee overview The IBA Communications Law Committee is a leading global forum for legal practitioners with specialist expertise or interest in the communications sector. IBA Antitrust Committee overview The Antitrust Committee provides an international forum for the exchange of the most current thinking in the field of antitrust law. In addition, there is a strong commitment to bring together international practitioners to facilitate closer working relationships. IBRAC Instituto de Estudos de Concorrência, Consumo e Comércio Internacional The Brazilian Institute of Studies on Competition, Consumer Affairs and International Trade IBRAC is a nonprofit private entity established in 1992 to foster the development of research, studies and debates involving competition, consumer law issues and international trade. Contact information International Bar Association Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos de Concorrência, Latin America Office Consumo e Comércio Internacional Rua Helena, 170, 14º andar Rua Cardoso de Almeida, 788, cj 121 São Paulo, SP , Brasil São Paulo, SP , Brasil Tel: +55 (11) Tel: +55 (11) Fax: +55 (11) Fax: +55 (11)