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Episode 1: Ex Ante Regulation in Digital Markets – Why, What, & How?

In Episode I of the ‘Walk in My Shoes’ Series, you will learn from practitioner instructors about Ex ante regulation in Digital Markets: Why it is needed, how it is crafted, the intersection of regulatory issues, and implementation challenges.

Learning from practitioner instructors can help you appreciate contemporary issues from a multi-stakeholder perspective and familiarise yourself with various stages of the regulatory life cycle. This would prepare you to better appreciate and respond to current digital market regulation so that you will understand the specific issues and develop a policymaker‘s mindset.

Enrollment closes on 2 October 2023. Student Discounts, Limited Seats!

For info./ support, contact: archana.gulati@rxdigitalregulation.com

Course Highlights

Beginner-Intermediate level

Previous experience is not necessary

Starts on 4th Oct, 2023

The course will be conducted in FIVE live online classes on consecutive Saturdays from 7 Oct. 2023 to 28 Oct. 2023, with an Introductory CORE class on 4 Oct. 2023.

Live Online Interaction

Each live, online lecture lasts 1.5 hours, followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.

Course Outcome

Receive a certificate of completion on successfully completing the five modules.


Interact with Instructors online. Keep learning at your own pace, and download all course material, including lecture recordings and slides, for later use.

Block Pattern: Side-by-Side

What will you learn?

  • Why is regulation needed in Digital Markets?
  • What shape has digital regulation taken across the globe: GDPR, DMA, DSA, and competition and content regulation in India?
  • What is the relationship between competition, data protection, content regulation etc.?
  • How does ex-ante regulation take shape and get implemented globally?

Who is this course for?

  • Public Policy Professionals
  • Legal Professionals
  • Journalists
  • Students
  • Lawmakers
  • Global Audience
Block Pattern: Regular

Learn from Global Experts

Dr. Archana G. Gulati

Former Advisor Digital Communications, NITI Aayog; Former Advisor Competition Commission of India, Former Head Public Policy Google, India; Prof. ISPP

Ms Emanuela Lecchi

Asst. Prof., University of Dundee; Former Head Public Policy, Asia Pacific, GSMA

Mr R. Maheshwari

Former Sr. Director and Group Coordinator (Cyber Law and Data Governance), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Dr Ingrid Schneider

Professor, Political Science, Department of Informatics, University of Hamburg

Dr KD Singh

Director (Law), Digital Markets & Data Unit, Competition Commission of India

Block Pattern: Regular

Course Calendar

  • The course will be conducted in five live online (2-hour) classes.
  • Four consecutive Saturdays from 7 Oct 2023 to 28 Oct 2023 at 4.00 PM IST with an introductory core class on 4 Oct 20‘23 to explain the basics of digital regulation and clear your doubts.
Block Pattern: Regular

Methodology: Hybrid

  • In this hybrid course, you interact online with the instructors and fellow students and yet can access study material, links to readings, videos and presentations to study and explore the subject in your own time. Retain course material for later use.
Block Pattern: Regular

Course Modules

Successful completion requires attempting the Quiz for each class and attending at least three lectures out of five.

Module 1: Regulation of Digital Markets 101

What I will Learn in this Core Module

  • What are the unique aspects of Digital Markets?
  • Why is there a need for ex-ante regulation?
  • How do regulatory issues Intersect in Digital Markets?
  • How do regulators balance multi-stakeholder interests?
  • Why must there be cross-regulatory collaboration and convergence?

Date: 4 Oct, 2023

Meet your Faculty

Dr. Archana G. Gulati
International Regulatory & Public Policy Expert, Former Advisor Competition Commission of India, Former Head of Public Policy Google, India

Module 2: Ex-Ante Regulation of Competition Digital Markets-The EU

Module 3: Regulation of Content in Digital Markets

Module 4: Privacy & Data Protection EU

Module 5: Regulation of Competition in Digital Markets, India