Regulation Made Simple

BITS seminar discusses the protection of digital consumers


Author : Javier Huerta Bravo

Cullen International, together with the Universities of Leuven and Namur, held on March 15, 2016 a seminar on ‘the protection of digital consumers’.
The seminar discussed the current sector specific and horizontal rules that protect digital consumers in an attempt to assess if these rules are suited to the Internet eco-system or if reforms are needed.

Around 80 people from industry, EU institutions, member states’ permanent representations in Brussels, national regulatory bodies and academia participated.

Some of the key points made by the speakers are highlighted in this summary.