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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
    03 June 2020
    P2B Regulation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/p2b-regulation

    EU transparency rules for relations between platforms and traders due to take effect

  3. Legal news
    09 April 2020
    'Infodemic' puts social media platforms under heightened regulatory scrutiny
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/infodemic-puts-social-media-platforms-under-heightened-regulatory-scrutiny

    Hoaxes about the supposed benefits of anti-inflammatory drugs, drinking chloroquine, taking vitamin C or eating garlic soup: these are just a few examples of the type of online misinformation that has been circulating ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Legal news
    29 September 2020
    Amendments to the EU vehicle type approval system and the exemption procedure for EU approval of new autonomous vehicle technology
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/amendments-to-the-eu-vehicle-type-approval-system-and-the-exemption-procedure-for-eu-approval

    Under the Whole Vehicle Type-Approval System ("WVTA"), a manufacturer can obtain certification for a vehicle type in one EU Member State and market it EU-wide without further tests. The certification is issued by a ...

  7. Legal news
    18 February 2020
    Four Member States urge competition reform to clear path for 'European champions'
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/four-member-states-urge-competition-reform-to-clear-path-for-european-champions

    Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager put under pressure to come up with an action plan to review the EU competition rules. Though, it remains unclear how far she is willing to go.

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...