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  1. 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 ...

  2. Legal news
    30 March 2020
    Drafting IT contracts in a COVID-19 environment
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/drafting-it-contracts-in-a-covid-19-environment

    What do you need to do differently when drafting IT contracts given the unprecedented action from governments around the world to combat COVID-19?

  3. Legal news
    16 June 2020
    UK: Government guidance urges contractual parties to act responsibly and fairly
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/uk-government-guidance-urges-contractual-parties-to-act-responsibly-and-fairly

    On 7 May 2020 the UK government published a note setting out guidance and recommendations urging parties who have active contractual arrangements which are materially affected by COVID-19 to act responsibly and fairly ...

  4. Legal news
    19 November 2020
    UK: 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 ...

  5. Legal news
    26 May 2020
    Cross-border: COVID-19 and the Hospitality Sector - The big questions facing UK hoteliers and lessons we can learn from China
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-and-the-hospitality-sector-the-big-questions-facing-uk-hoteliers-and-lessons-we-can-learn

    In 1976, China was hit by a devastating earthquake in the north-easterly region of Tangshan and lost its leader of thirty years, Mao Zedong. 1976 was the last time the Chinese economy recorded a contraction and, for the ...

  6. Legal news
    26 November 2020
    UK: Shifting goalposts - how technology has changed sports and broadcasting in 2020
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/shifting-goalposts-how-technology-has-changed-sports-and-broadcasting-in-2020

    Broad technological changes have been necessitated by social distancing measures in sport this year, but what will be the long term consequences of these developments?

  7. Legal news
    21 April 2020
    Cyber Security Update: COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/cyber-security-update-covid-19

    Our cybersecurity team take a look at a recently issued UK/US advisory note warning of increased cyber-crime linked to COVID-19 and offer practical advice to businesses looking to ensure the best possible protection in ...