2023 MLRC Latin American Media Law Conference in Miami
Date: Monday March 27, 2023
Location: Holland & Knight, 701 Brickell Ave., Miami
CLE: MLRC will apply for 5-6 hours of credit, including ethics
Join us in Miami for MLRC’s Conference on Legal Issues of Concern for Hispanic and Latin American Media
Registration is now open for a full day conference on March 27th. Join lawyers for North and South America for a full day of discussion on legal developments affecting press freedom and cross border content creation.
We have a great lineup of sessions this year:
9:30am – 5pm (reception follows)
- Comparative Legal and Business Issues Surrounding Biopics and Docudramas
Practical discussion of vetting fact-based stories and surrounding libel and privacy issues. What are the limits of dramatization? Are life rights necessary?
Chair: Diana Palacios, Davis Wright Tremaine. With James Sammataro, Pyror Cashman; Adrianna Rodriguez, TelevisaUnivision (invited).
- Protection for Journalists in Latin America
Discussion of the press freedom landscape in Latin America and legal defense strategies and assistance.
With: Alexander Papachristou, Cyrus Vance Center for International Justice
- Ethics for Media Lawyers: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
What do media lawyers need to know about the FCPA? How does it apply to content production overseas?
Chair: Marcelo Ovejero, Holland & Knight
- Q&A with Katherine Corcoran
Author of In the Mouth of the Wolf: A Murder, a Cover-Up, and the True Cost of Silencing the Press. Former AP Mexico bureau chief Katherine Corcoran’s pulsating investigation into the murder of a legendary woman journalist Regina Martínez who was on the verge of exposing government corruption in Mexico.
- AI in LatAm: Legal, Policy & Business Developments Surrounding Emerging AI Technology
Latin American frameworks for regulation, impact on journalism, risks of algorithmic bias, and more.
Chair: Hilary Lane, Holland & Knight. With Paula Mena Barreto, CMA Law, Brazil; Jorge Colon, Warner Bros. Discovery (CNN); Tatiana Carrillo, TCM Law, Colombia
- First Amendment Follies in Florida
Are proposals to change libel law to make it easier to sue the press a page out of the Latin American playbook? Will these proposals tee up a challenge to landmark First Amendment law?
The conference is presented with the support of
Holland & Knight Ballard Spahr Davis Wright Tremaine
This conference is designed to provide lawyers from North America and Latin America a unique opportunity to meet and educate one another on the issues that arise in cross-border content creation, newsgathering, and distribution.