EMERG-BEREC joint workshop on Digital Platforms Regulation

Press release

On 4 November 2021, EMERG held, virtually, a joint workshop with BEREC (European Regulators Group) about the Digital Platforms and their disruptive impact on the electronic communications sector effecting both consumers and businesses, broadening the horizons of the policy makers and of the National Regulatory Authorities. The meeting, chaired by CRA (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and AGCOM (Italy), covered different aspects encompassed in this challenging ecosystem, worldwide, with a special focus on the recent European legislative initiatives.

Agenda and Presentations

1.       Towards a new era of regulation – Framing the issue “Digital regulation” and “Digital Services”

2.       Main building blocks of the digital sector: Enabling role for the legal/regulatory environment

3.       Ongoing EU regulatory initiatives for the digital sector

4.       Implications for the electronic communications sector and opportunities for national authorities, Albert Njoume Ekango, DETECON

5.       Ongoing other international initiatives for digital regulation, Albert Njoume Ekango and Markus Steingröver, DETECON

Ongoing EU regulatory initiatives for the digital sector: Digital Market Proposal and BEREC Report on the ex-ante regulation of digital gatekeepers, Jorge Infante (CNMC, Spain and Co-chair of the BEREC Market & Economic Analysis Expert Working Group)

Research on Platform Competition:  Competition Policy and Economic Regulation, Tiago Prado (Quello Center at Michigan State University)