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  1. Legal news
    19 July 2020
    Netherlands: Dutch Gambling Update - Further details and possible delay of Dutch Online Gambling Bill
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/netherlands/further-details-and-possible-delay-of-dutch-online-gambling-bill

    The Dutch Parliament adopted several motions on the implementation of the Remote Gambling Decree, indicating that the entry into force of the Remote Gambling Bill may be delayed for a couple months due to impact of ...

  2. Legal news
    16 July 2020
    Australia: The Ongoing Battle between Australian Regulators and Illegal Offshore Gambling Operators
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/the-ongoing-battle-between-australian-regulators-and-illegal-offshore-gambling-operators

    Despite having some of the strictest gambling laws in the world, and a robust and well-equipped regulator, the number of Australian customers gaining access to illegal offshore gambling websites has increased during ...

  3. Legal news
    08 April 2020
    COVID-19 and the Media, Entertainment & Sport Sector: A Step-by-Step Guide
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid19-and-the-media-entertainment-and-sport-sector-a-step-by-step-guide

    Phil Sherrell, Richard McMorris and Esme Strathcole explain how English contract law on force majeure and frustration applies to the COVID-19 pandemic in the media, entertainment and sports sector.

  4. Legal news
    07 April 2020
    Event Sponsorships, COVID-19 and Force Majeure – Where do we stand?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/event-sponsorships-covid19-and-force-majeure-where-do-we-stand

    COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on commercial operations across all sectors globally. This is no better demonstrated than in the events industry, with international sporting events worth vast sums of money to ...

  5. Legal news
    22 May 2020
    Cross-border: Esports - A new market for travel businesses after COVID-19?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/esports-a-new-market-for-travel-businesses-after-covid-19

    The travel industry has been hit particularly hard by the effects of COVID-19, with travel companies worldwide working incredibly hard to navigate the crisis for the foreseeable future.

  6. Legal news
    08 October 2020
    Assessment of the Code of Practice on Disinformation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/assessment-of-the-code-of-practice-on-disinformation

    On the 10th September 2020, the EU Commission published its assessment on how the Code of Practice on Disinformation has been implemented.

  7. Legal news
    01 May 2020
    The ‘COVID-19 effect’: How blocklisting is putting pressure on media outlets during the pandemic
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/how-blocklisting-is-putting-pressure-on-media-outlets-during-the-pandemic

    This article reports on the use of blocklisting and the inadvertent consequences exhibited by the 'COVID-19 effect'. With the findings of a recent Government review into the creation of a sustainable media still being ...

  8. Legal news
    14 April 2020
    Gambling in a State of Alarm – New Publicity Rules in Spain
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/spain/gambling-in-a-state-of-alarm

    Victor Horcajuelo and Mariano Santos report on new gambling publicity rules in force in Spain resulting from the increase in use of online gambling websites during the state of alarm caused by COVID-19.

  9. Legal news
    19 November 2020
    The show must go on – hope for the Festival Season 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/the-show-must-go-on-hope-for-the-festival-season-2021

    If you are wondering whether you’ll be able to sport your wellies for next year’s festival season, you’ll be pleased to hear that the government’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (“DCMS”) Committee announced last week ...

  10. Legal news
    28 August 2020
    Cross-border: Making the most of the esports opportunity podcast
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/making-the-most-of-the-esports-opportunity-podcast

    Making the most of the esports opportunity: Bird & Bird's esports team discuss the key commercial and legal issues surrounding this burgeoning industry.