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JRA4 at co-regulation Agora Plenary in Brussels

The 3rd plenary of the European Commission Co- and Self-Regulatory Code of Practice Agora was held on 24 November in Brussels at ECOSOC, 99 Rue Belliard. Chris Marsden, leader of JRA4, acted as Rapporteur for the dialogue on comparison tools - which has direct relevance for Internet-based comparison websites and mesasurement tools. "The session will also look into if and how the dialogues could possibly further evolve towards EU self- and/or co-regulation." Speakers were:

  • Chair: Carina TÖRNBLOM, Head of Unit, Consumer Policy Unit, European Commission  
  • Rapporteur: Chris MARSDEN, Professor of Media Law at the University of Sussex
  • Firestarters: Representatives of two organisations who are participating in both dialogues - Ursula PACHL, Deputy Director General of BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation and Antoine QUENTIN, Senior Public Affairs Manager, AIM, The European Brands Association