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  1. Legal news
    12 December 2019
    The USA is investigating social media app TikTok – what does this mean for social media platforms & transparency?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/the-usa-is-investigating-social-media-app-tiktok

    The US has just recently launched a national security review into the acquisition of US social media app, Musical.ly by the China-based owner ByteDance. ByteDance purchased the popular lip-syncing app for $1 billion ...

  2. Legal news
    16 January 2020
    CCPA: the Californian Consumer Privacy Act officially takes effect this January
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/ccpa-the-californian-consumer-privacy-act-officially-takes-effect-this-january

    Adopted in June 2018, California's new Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CCPA) came into effect on January 1, 2020. Now considered as a priority, the question arises as to how companies can succeed in complying with all ...

  3. Legal news
    14 February 2020
    Report from Data Business Congress – Part 1
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/report-from-data-business-congress-part-1

    Held over two days in San Jose, California the inaugural Data Business Congress provided a fascinating insight into the opportunities and challenges in turning data into a key business asset.

  4. Legal news
    02 April 2020
    COVID-19 & Privacy & Data Protection chart
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-and-privacy-and-data-protection-chart

    COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on businesses. Many employers have deployed business continuity plans to help mitigate the effect of the virus, which include measures to protect the health and safety of ...

  5. Legal news
    18 December 2019
    Large tech merger provides an early opportunity to test the fitness of the competition regime in 2020
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/large-tech-merger-provides-an-early-opportunity-to-test-the-fitness-of-the-competition

    Google's proposed acquisition of Fitbit provides an opportunity to test the fitness of the competition regime and reflect upon the ongoing global scrutiny of Big Tech.

  6. Legal news
    24 February 2020
    Blockchain in the Life Sciences & Healthcare Sectors
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/blockchain-in-the-life-sciences-and-healthcare-sectors

    Blockchain is perhaps best known as the technology on which Bitcoin and other digital cryptocurrencies are built. Adoption of blockchain technology – especially in the financial services sector – has been rapid but in ...

  7. Legal news
    23 December 2020
    Tech & Comms - 2021 Challenges, Opportunities and Predictions
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/tech-and-comms-2021-challenges-opportunities-and-predictions

    2020 has been one of the most challenging years in living memory, as governments, businesses and individuals have had to adapt to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The enforced global lockdowns have put a spotlight ...