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  1. Legal news
    01 August 2019
    Will the proposed modernisation of the ECT clip the wings of European investor-state arbitration?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/will-the-proposed-modernisation-of-the-ect-clip-the-wings-of-european-investor-state-arbitration

    The proposed modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) received an important boost on 15 July 2019. The EU Foreign Affairs Council, together with the Member States who are parties to the Energy Charter Treaty ...

  2. Legal news
    14 May 2020
    Brexit: Cross Border Disputes – What will change and ways to mitigate your risk
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/brexit-what-we-know-about-cross-border-disputes-implications

    The UK exited the EU on 31 January 2020 and has entered into a transition period that is due to end on 31 December 2020, unless extended.

  3. Legal news
    23 May 2019
    How to Control the New Industry? – The Digital Competition Expert Panel's Report
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/how-to-control-the-new-industry-the-digital-competition-expert-panel-report

    The Panel has made it clear that various features of digital platforms result in markets "tipping" to a single winner in a short period.

  4. Legal news
    23 May 2019
    Rescission for misrepresentation: a lower hurdle for claimants in cases of fraud
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/rescission-for-misrepresentation-a-lower-hurdle-for-claimants-in-cases-of-fraud

    Those seeking to unravel a contract on the basis of a pre-contractual fraudulent statement will not have to show that the statement in question was the reason they entered into the contract in order to succeed in their ...

  5. Legal news
    23 May 2019
    Could rolling out new technology leave you exposed under existing software licences?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/could-rolling-out-new-technology-leave-you-exposed-under-existing-software-licences

    Increasingly competitive marketplaces require companies to keep up to date with the latest trends in technology so they can operate efficiently and provide customers with high quality services.

  6. Legal news
    23 May 2019
    Is your IP structure at risk of HMRC investigation?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/is-your-ip-structure-at-risk-of-hmrc-investigation

    Profit diversion remains high on HMRC's agenda. As a reminder of this, HMRC have launched a new Profit Diversion Compliance Facility (the PDCF)

  7. Legal news
    08 March 2019
    Brexit uncertainty may be causing frustration but is it frustrating contracts? We look for guidance in the Court's ruling on the European Medicines Agency's lease.
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/brexit-uncertainty-frustrating-contracts

    The EMA, an agency of the European Union, took out a 25-year lease on 21 October 2014 in respect of premises in Canary Wharf. On 2 August 2017 it wrote to the landlord stating that "if and when Brexit occurs, we will be ...

  8. Legal news
    12 August 2019
    Australia: Digital Platforms and Responding to the 'fake news' crisis
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/digital-platforms-and-responding-to-the-fake-news-crisis

    The ACCC's Final Report in the Digital Platforms Inquiry recommends that digital platforms with more than one million monthly active users in Australia should implement an industry code of conduct to govern the handling ...

  9. Legal news
    16 September 2019
    Explaining international arbitration
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/explaining-international-arbitration

    Head of French Arbitration, Jalal El Ahdab, has created a video explaining the basics of international arbitration in simplified terms, or "to my grandma".

  10. Legal news
    03 October 2019
    Limitation: Our Country Comparative tool on Disputes+ helps to simply this complex issue
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/limitation-our-country-comparative-tool-on-disputes-plus-helps-to-simply-this-complex-issue

    Limitation is one of the first questions any dispute resolution lawyer must consider when looking at a potential dispute. The effects of limitation can bar a claim. Our Country Comparative tool on Disputes+ simplifies ...