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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
    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 ...

  3. Legal news
    16 February 2021
    Court of Justice of the European Union confirms: A bid-rigging infringement ends when the essential characteristics of the contract are concluded with the contracting authority
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/finland/court-of-justice-of-the-european-union-confirms-a-bid-rigging-infringement-ends

    On 14 January 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a preliminary ruling relating to a Finnish bid-rigging case stating that a bid-rigging infringement ends on the day the essential ...

  4. 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.

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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) ...

  7. Legal news
    17 November 2020
    The Nordic competition authorities in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden release a joint memorandum on digital platforms and the future of European policy on issues of competition in digital markets
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/the-nordic-competition-authorities-in-denmark-finland

    In order to contribute to the ongoing policy discussion on the challenges following the rise of digital technologies, the Nordic competition authorities have published a memorandum entitled “Digital platforms and the ...

  8. Legal news
    08 April 2020
    Telecoms operators face challenges at the time of COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/telecoms-operators-face-challenges-at-the-time-of-covid-19

    In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, telecoms operators are faced with significant challenges, including: traffic growth, congestion, network continuity & security issues. On 31 March, the industry association GSMA, ...

  9. Legal news
    13 October 2020
    Restrictions on online advertising through Adwords can constitute infringements of competition law
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/restrictions-on-online-advertising-through-adwords-can-constitute-infringements-of-competition-law

    Restrictions between vertical undertakings on online advertising such as Adwords can constitute infringements of TFEU article 101 (1), if the restrictions deprive the restricted undertakings’ ability to sell their ...

  10. 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 ...