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  1. Legal news
    04 May 2020
    Digital Services Act - MEPs focus on content moderation and targeted advertising in wish list for new digital rules
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/digital-services-act-meps-focus-on-content-moderation-and-targeted-advertising

    As the European Commission prepares to launch a consultation later this month on its forthcoming Digital Services Act (DSA), which will propose new rules for companies operating online, the European Parliament is ...

  2. Legal news
    22 October 2020
    Toolbox to deploy high capacity networks and 5G spectrum
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/toolbox-to-deploy-high-capacity-networks-and-5g-spectrum

    The European Commission recently published a recommendation on a common Union toolbox for reducing the cost of deploying very high capacity networks and ensuring timely and investment friendly access to 5G radio ...

  3. Legal news
    07 October 2020
    MEPs issue their list of demands for Digital Services Act
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/meps-issue-their-list-of-demands-for-digital-services-act

    New binding rules to tackle illegal content online, stricter rules for targeted advertising and an EU body with the ability to impose fines are just some of the demands of Members of the European Parliament for the ...

  4. Legal news
    07 October 2020
    Top EU Court backs net neutrality in ruling with impact on "zero-tariff" deals
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/top-eu-court-backs-net-neutrality-in-ruling-with-impact-on-zero-tariff-deals

    The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has published its first judgment on net neutrality and zero-rating on 15 September 2020. The judgment is available here. The case submitted to the CJEU concerns two ...

  5. Legal news
    07 January 2020
    EU top court rules out possibility to create second-hand marketplaces for digital content
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/eu-top-court-rules-out-possibility-to-create-second-hand-marketplaces-for-digital-content

    In a much-anticipated judgment delivered last month (Tom Kabinet, C-263/18), the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’), that is the highest EU court, ruled that the provision – over the internet – of e-books ...

  6. Legal news
    09 September 2020
    Foreign direct investment: Recommendations to regulate foreign subsidies
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/foreign-direct-investment-recommendations-to-regulate-foreign-subsidies

    In line with the recent introduction of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Screening Regulation in a number of EU Member States, the Commission has taken further steps to strengthen its grip on foreign investments and ...

  7. Legal news
    28 August 2019
    EU data economy: legal, ethical & social issues
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/eu-data-economy-legal-ethical-and-social-issues

    Do the privacy concepts of the GDPR fit with big data? Can anonymisation be used to maintain an acceptable level of predictability and utility of big data analytics? Is the current legal framework around data ownership ...

  8. Legal news
    28 February 2020
    Europe's digital roadmap indicates two-pronged approach to platform economy and competition rules
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/europes-digital-roadmap-indicates-two-pronged-approach-to-platform-economy-and-competition-rules

    Margrethe Vestager gave an indication of how she intends to use her enhanced powers as both digital czar and competition law enforcer, when the European Commission presented its roadmap for Europe’s digital future on 19 ...

  9. Legal news
    17 March 2020
    Double Caution: Gun Jumping Risks in M&A Transactions
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/double-caution-gun-jumping-risks-in-m-and-a-transactions

    Following a few interesting EU developments regarding gun jumping in concentrations our Competition team looked into the relevance for M&A transactions, whilst taking into perspective what the ECJ and European ...