Annual Global Conference 2024

25 June 2024
Online, Ondemand

Law Firm Registration General Registration

Welcome to Media Law International’s
Fourth Annual Global Conference, the AGC4

Media Law International is hosting its fourth Annual Global Conference, bringing together brilliant minds, sharing expertise and insight into one of the world’s most dynamic industries.

This rapidly growing event brings together legal experts and senior decision-makers from around the world. The AGC4 will provide the opportunity to listen to thought-leadership sessions, build relationships with your peers and engage with an audience of CEOs, founders and investors. Our audience also includes in-house GCs and senior lawyers with commercial and legal solutions specifically designed to support the media industry.

Delegates will hear from global leaders and connect with senior industry figures. The event theme is Digital Content, Press and Entertainment given the increasingly significant role each segment in the industry. The conference uses a sophisticated platform for sponsors and speakers, providing delegates with the option to watch sessions live or on-demand for up to 30 days after the event day. The AGC4 platform offers an immersive 3D experience, with virtual hall, lobby and auditorium access for all delegates.

About Media Law International

Media Law International (MLI) is an independent publishing business producing legal rankings across 60 jurisdictions, an expanding, as well as thought leadership. We deliver detailed rankings of law firms and insight into the world’s leaders in media law practice.

MLI is dedicated to the legal industry and an exclusive focus on media law. Our comprehensive research programme involves in-depth analysis of law-firm capabilities, market presence and sector specialisation.

The MLI team has worked rigorously over the past decade to ensure the highest standards in research and rankings production. Our expansive, qualitative research allows us to fully examine each market under review. MLI identifies leading firms and individuals based on depth of expertise and complexity of work, presenting firms to a global media audience.

In addition to the annual global guide, MLI produces a series of resources for law firms and media companies, including a quarterly e-Zine and on-demand Legal Practice Guides.

Why you

should attend

  • Hear from global leaders on the latest media law developments worldwide
  • Connect with GCs, CEOs, partners, lawyers and other senior industry figures from media companies around the world
  • No travel required - enjoy this event while working from home
  • Watch online presentation live, or on-demand
  • Download valuable material to access later or share with colleagues
  • Chat live with Industry experts and partners

Conference Agenda (all times in BST)

Press Law and Regulation

09:30 - 10:30 (BST)


Kinga Incze, Founder of (Hungary, UK)
Hamish Sandison; dual-qualified lawyer; chairman of Mediaspace (UK)
Dr Levente Nyakas, Head of Institute of Institute for Media Studies, National Media and Infocommunications Authority (Hungary)
Idit Arad, General Counsel at Rakuten Viber (UK)


10:40 - 11:40 (BST)


Gill Philips, Director of Editorial Legal Services, The Guardian (UK)
Dominic C Harrison, Head Lawyer, Programme Compliance, Channel 4 (UK)
David Attfield, Head of Programme Legal Advice, the BBC (UK)
Adam Cannon, Director of Legal, The Sun (UK)


11:50 - 12:40 (BST)

Online safety regulation - Challenges in Ireland, Australia, the US and beyond

Karyn Harty, Head of Litigation; Dentons (Ireland)
Lesley Caplin, Dentons (Ireland)
Stephanie Abrutyn, Dentons (US)
Sylvia Alcarraz, Dentons (Australia)

Online safety has never been more topical, with regulators and providers across the globe working to adapt to a stream of new laws. Join us for an engaging discussion on the approach that Ireland, the US and Australia are taking, difficulties encountered and the marked contrast with the traditional approach to broadcasting regulation.

12:40 -13:40 (BST)

Lunch Break

Digital Content and Advertising

13:40 - 14:10 (BST)

HR AI: What your clients need to know when humans aren’t doing the hiring

Muzzamel Mazidee is the General Manager of UIB (Singapore)
Ricardo Altamirano, KlayBot Co-Founder (Mexico)

The bot is out of the barn!

Companies of all sizes are using the latest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies - including conversational AI, generative AI (a.k.a., LLMs, transformer models, etc.), Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG), and bot-to-bot communications - to work alongside their human colleagues to recruit, interview, onboard, train, and certify job candidates at scale.

In this fun, fast-paced 30-minute session (ending with a live demo of the HR and candidate's experiences!), UIB General Manager Muzzamel Mazidee and KlayBot Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer Ricardo Altamirano will cover the top legal considerations when your clients begin using AI in their hiring processes.

14:20 - 14:50 (BST)


Ken Herron, Chief Marketing Officer, Strolid, Inc (US)


15:00 - 15:40 (BST)


Xavier Careaga, Counsel, Galicia Law Firm (Mexico)


15:50 - 16:50 (BST)


Stuart Sutherland, CEO, Celtic Entertainment Limited (UK)

Meet our


Gill Philips

Director of Editorial Legal Services,

The Guardian

David Attfield

Head of Programme Legal Advice,


Adam Cannon

Director of Legal,

The Sun

Dominic Harrison

Head Lawyer, Programme Compliance,

Channel 4

Karyn Harty

Head of Litigation,


Lesley Caplin


Kinga Incze


MediaSpace & Whitereport

Hamish Sandison



Ken Herron

Chief Growth Officer,

UIB Holdings Pte. Ltd

Xavier Careaga


Galicia Law firm

Ricardo Altamirano



Muzzamel Mazidee

General Manager,


Stuart Sutherland


Celtic Entertainment Limited

Stephanie Abrutyn

Dentons (US)

Sylvia Alcarraz

Dentons (US)

Dr Levente Nyakas

Head of Institute for Media Studies,

National Media and Infocommunications Authority (Hungary)

Idit Arad

General Counsel,

Rakuten Viber (UK)

Participating Companies

Frequently Asked Questions

No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need to have access to the internet.