Event

2018 Technology May-rathon: Mid-Year Telecom, Media and Tech Regulatory Review

May 23, 2018
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM ET
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM CT
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PT

Please join practice leader Andy Lipman for a complimentary Telecommunications, Media, and Technology industry overview. Nearly a year and a half into the tenure of the Trump administration, Andy will explore the policy agenda of the White House, FCC and DOJ and the influence of Trump’s thinking on the TMT sector.

He will also consider possible Congressional action on the legal, antitrust, and regulatory landscape of issues affecting the Telecommunications, Media, and Technology sector, and look ahead to possible outcomes related to the upcoming mid-term elections. Along the way, Andy will weigh in on activity in the satellite sector (including the C-band Initiative), the approach of 5G networks, the state of Net Neutrality, the environment around CFIUS and foreign ownership, and other emerging trends included in the agenda below.

Topics will include:

  • FCC Chairman Pai’s agenda
  • Competition policy and DOJ/FCC antitrust scenarios in the Telecommunications, Media, and Technology sector
  • Internet and net neutrality impact, including zero rating, broadband discrimination, and interconnection
  • Spectrum policy, including the recent broadcast auction and future spectrum auctions
  • Special access/BDS services and set top box regulation
  • Broadband internet privacy/data security
  • Future spectrum policy
  • TV, radio, and cable media ownership limits and regulation