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  1. Legal news
    20 August 2020
    An Overview of the Implementation of the Whistleblowing Directive in the Nordics
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/an-overview-of-the-implementation-of-the-whistleblowing-directive-in-the-nordics

    The objective of this three-part series is to analyse how the Nordic countries are going to implement the Whistleblowing Directive. We are going to start the series with an overview of the Directive itself as well as ...

  2. Legal news
    07 October 2019
    Notice and stay-down orders and impact on online platforms
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/notice-and-stay-down-orders-and-impact-on-online-platforms

    Last week, the CJEU (Court of Justice of the European Union) handed down a landmark ruling on the much debated question of notice and stay-down: whether a court can require a hosting intermediary not only to remove ...

  3. Legal news
    27 June 2019
    Bird & Bird assists Addtech Group with the acquisition of Thiim A/S
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/denmark/bird-bird-raadgiver-addtech-i-forbindelse-med-opkoeb-af-thiim

    Bird & Bird assisted the Swedish Addtech Group during the M&A process of all shares outstanding in the Danish company Thiim A/S on 12 June 2019.

  4. Legal news
    03 December 2019
    Pay attention to IT security to avoid GDPR fines
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/pay-attention-to-it-security-to-avoid-gdpr-fines

    It has been over 1,5 years since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has become applicable. While there was little enforcement in the first months, this has changed: European Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) ...

  5. Legal news
    14 September 2020
    The DCCA accepts commitments from a digital platform to remove a mandatory minimum hourly fee for regular cleaning services from providers on the platform
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/denmark/the-dcca-accepts-commitments-from-a-digital-platform-to-remove-a-mandatory-minimum-hourly-fee

    A Danish digital platform facilitating contact between providers of cleaning services and customers, www.hilfr.dk (‘Hilfr’), operated with a minimum hourly fee as a prerequisite for the providers to offer their services ...

  6. Legal news
    09 September 2020
    EU proposal to enable better monitoring of child sexual abuse online
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/eu-proposal-to-enable-better-monitoring-of-child-sexual-abuse-online

    The European Commission is expected to unveil this week its first piece of legislation aimed at tackling child sexual abuse online. Announced on 24 July in the Commission Communication "EU strategy for a more effective ...

  7. Legal news
    07 October 2019
    Sweden makes step forward to transpose new telecoms rules
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/sweden-makes-step-forward-to-transpose-new-telecoms-rules

    Implementation of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) has taken a step forward in Sweden, with the publication on 4 September of a memorandum by the Swedish Government.

  8. Legal news
    11 January 2021
    The EU’s proposals to take on “Big Tech”
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/the-eus-proposals-to-take-on-big-tech

    The second element of the EU Digital Services Package published at the end of 2020 is the proposed Digital Markets Act (DMA) which will seek to establish an ex ante framework to govern “Gatekeeper” digital platforms.

  9. Legal news
    27 February 2018
    Proposed Regulation to safeguard the free flow of non-personal data in the EU is progressing despite shortcomings
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/proposed-regulation-to-safeguard-free-flow-of-non-personal-data-in-eu-is-progressing

    On 19 September 2017, the European Commission (the "Commission") published a proposal for a new regulation prohibiting mandatory localisation requirements for non-personal data in the EU.

  10. Legal news
    16 December 2020
    Bird & Bird’s Digital Rights & Assets group review the EU’s draft Data Governance Act and discuss its political reception and interaction with GDPR
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/bird-and-birds-digital-rights-and-assets-group-review-the-eus-draft-data-governance-act

    Our newly formed global Digital Rights & Assets group are delighted to present to you a podcast exploring some of the key issues relating to the European Commission’s draft Data Governance Act. In furtherance of its ...