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August 21, 2019

ABA Antitrust Law Section to host Global Series seminar in Tel Aviv on Sept. 4

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2019 — The American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section will host its Antitrust Global Seminar Series: Tel Aviv conference that will focus on the theme,

“High Tech in Israel – Key Competition and Privacy Considerations for this Growing Market,” on Wednesday, Sept. 4 in Tel Aviv, Israel. This program will look at competition challenges in the digital economy and the battle between competition and privacy for the technology sector.

Antitrust Global Seminar Series: Tel Aviv
Sponsored by ABA Antitrust Law Section

Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 2 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

The Jaffa Hotel
2 Louis Pasteur Street
61999 Tel Aviv-Yafo Israel

Israel, known as the tech hub of the Middle East, is the destination for technology companies to expand their reach and to test out new business models and areas of focus.

The program will begin with opening remarks by Michal Halperin, general director of the Israel Antitrust Authority, on competition challenges in the digital economy and Israel’s approach to addressing such challenges. He will be followed by two panel discussions. The first, “Thou Shalt Compete: Current Competition and Policy Issues Facing the Tech Sector in Israel and Beyond,” will address key global competition considerations for technology platforms and participants, from the United States and Europe to Israel.

The second panel, “And Then There Was Privacy: How Israeli Start-Ups Are Responding to Global Data Protection Regimes,” will discuss how Israeli start-up and other technology companies are responding to differing global data protection regimes while remaining innovative.

Click here for the complete agenda.

This event is open to members of the press. Seating is limited so registration is required. For media credentialing, please contact Robert Robinson at [email protected].

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