Contracts for the Supply of Digital Content and Digital Services

Date: 22 November 2017

Time: 09:00

Duration: 6 hours

Location: Management Center Europe, Rue de l’Aqueduc 118, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium

Cost: 250 €; discounts available

Organiser: Academy of European Law

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On 8 June 2017, the Council of the EU adopted its position on the proposed directive setting out rules for B2C contracts for the supply of digital content. Negotiations with the European Parliament are expected to start in autumn.

This conference will offer a platform for legal practitioners to debate the central issues of this highly controversial proposal at a decisive stage in the legislative process.

Key topics

  • Scope of the Directive, inter alia Embedded digital content Inclusion of OTTs;
  • Data as a counter-performance;
  • Conformity criteria and remedies;
  • Full harmonisation, time limits and reversal of burden of proof;
  • Data protection rights;
  • Coherence of the rules on digital contents and sale of goods.

Who should attend?

Lawyers practicing in the field of (online) sales, ecommerce, supply of digital content and digital services; inhouse counsel; staff of EU institutions and permanent representations; ministry officials; representatives of consumer and business organisations as well as other stakeholders.