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  1. Legal news
    23 December 2020
    Tech & Comms - 2021 Challenges, Opportunities and Predictions
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/tech-and-comms-2021-challenges-opportunities-and-predictions

    2020 has been one of the most challenging years in living memory, as governments, businesses and individuals have had to adapt to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The enforced global lockdowns have put a spotlight ...

  2. Legal news
    13 December 2019
    LawTech Delivery Panel issues "watershed" Legal Statement Demystifying Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/lawtech-delivery-panel-issues-watershed-legal-statement-demystifying-cryptoassets-and-smart

    Earlier this year, the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (UKJT), part of the LawTech Delivery Panel, published its Consultation Paper to consider what it described as "the perceived legal uncertainty" relating to cryptoassets ...

  3. Legal news
    11 February 2020
    Global M&A Review with Ciesco
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/global-m-and-a-review-with-ciesco

    Bird & Bird was delighted to host Ciesco at its offices in London for its annual Digital, Media, Marketing and Related Technology M&A Review. The event saw an overview of the M&A landscape for the last 12 months, as ...

  4. Legal news
    12 December 2019
    BaFin's market research survey on 'Derivatives with crypto assets' closes on Friday
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/germany/bafins-market-research-survey-on-derivatives-with-crypto-assets-closes-on-friday

    As the market volume of crypto currencies has constantly increased over the past years, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has committed to conducting a market research survey on derivatives with ...

  5. Legal news
    22 May 2019
    IoT in the UAE and the maturing data protection landscape
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/iot-in-the-ua-and-the-maturing-data-protection-landscape

    The UAE's new Internet of Things (IoT) regulatory framework is an important step in the government's IoT strategy. It is also a further indication of a shift towards federal data protection legislation in accordance ...

  6. Legal news
    16 December 2019
    Digital Platforms Inquiry - Australian Government Responds
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/australia/digital-platforms-inquiry-australian-government-responds

    The Australian Government has just published its eagerly awaited response to the ACCC's Digital Platforms Inquiry – Final Report. The Digital Platforms Inquiry was undertaken by the ACCC in order to consider the impact ...

  7. Legal news
    04 August 2020
    Regulator finds its teeth: Australian supermarket giant issued with record fine for spam breaches
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/australian-supermarket-giant-issued-with-record-fine-for-spam-breaches

    Australian supermarket giant, Woolworths, was recently issued a record AUD$1,003,800 infringement notice by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), for multiple, significant breaches of the Spam Act ...

  8. Legal news
    15 September 2020
    Australians don't play (Base)ball: How the ACCC is taking on Digital Platforms with lessons from the US' oldest pastime
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/australians-dont-play-baseball-how-the-accc-is-taking-on-digital-platforms-with-lessons

    After the release of the Mandatory Bargaining Code by the ACCC, we look into how this will regulate the relationship between News Media and Digital Platforms in Australia, and how regulators in Europe and the UK are ...

  9. Twobirds news
    10 February 2020
    Bird & Bird retains top ranking in the 2020 Who's Who Legal's analysis of Data
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2020/global/bird-and-bird-retains-top-ranking-in-the-2020-who's-who-legal's-analysis-of-data

    Bird & Bird has retained the top ranking in Who's Who Legal's annual analysis of Data recognising the leading lawyers in the areas of data privacy and protection, data security, information technology and telecoms and ...

  10. Legal news
    04 March 2020
    Blockchain And Smart Contracts In Retail
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/blockchain-and-smart-contracts-in-retail

    An "informal" article discussing the application of blockchain technology to the retail sector and an overview of key legal issues.