October 20, 2021

Volume XI, Number 293


The Future of the Automotive Sector in Europe, China and the United States

In a world of the Internet of Things, combined with ever-increasing regulatory scrutiny, what risks and challenges can the global automotive industry expect to deal with in 2019 and beyond across Europe, China and the U.S.?

Join us at Linklaters’ Frankfurt office for a roundtable discussion and networking reception which we are hosting jointly.

We will review the major developments in law, policy and M&A which have impacted the automotive industry over the past year and look ahead to what the future may bring.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • The developments in the law and policies on electric and autonomous vehicles across the globe.

  • Key contracting issues in the supply chain for connected vehicles.

  • Licensing challenges and strategies on standardised technologies for connected vehicles.

  • Recent anticartel enforcement activity and damage claims in the automotive industry.

  • GDPR: What challenges has it created and what opportunities does it bring for the automotive industry?

  • What does the future hold for trade in the automotive sector from Brexit and beyond?

  • Key cooperation models emerging in tech M&A around the world.