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  1. Legal news
    04 February 2020
    Ofcom sets out plans to support the delivery of full fibre broadband
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/ofcom-sets-out-plans-to-support-the-delivery-of-full-fibre-broadband

    At the beginning of January, the UK Communications Regulator (Ofcom) set out a series of measures to support the UK Government's efforts to deliver world-class digital infrastructure and promote investment in fibre ...

  2. Legal news
    07 January 2020
    EU top court rules out possibility to create second-hand marketplaces for digital content
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/eu-top-court-rules-out-possibility-to-create-second-hand-marketplaces-for-digital-content

    In a much-anticipated judgment delivered last month (Tom Kabinet, C-263/18), the Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’), that is the highest EU court, ruled that the provision – over the internet – of e-books ...

  3. Legal news
    08 July 2019
    New study offers comprehensive assessment of open internet rules
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/new-study-offers-comprehensive-assessment-of-open-internet-rules

    Bird & Bird, together with consultancy firm Ecorys, has produced a study on behalf of the European Commission on "The implementation of the open internet provisions of the Telecoms Single Market Regulation".

  4. Legal news
    01 December 2020
    EU aims to be a global norm-setter regarding IP
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/eu-aims-to-be-a-global-norm-setter-regarding-ip

    As part of its mission to achieve technology sovereignty in Europe, the European Commission last week published an Intellectual Property (IP) Action Plan, which aims to drive economic growth by helping companies ...

  5. Legal news
    07 April 2021
    UK Communications Regulator sets out plans to drive fibre roll-out and 5G connectivity
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/uk-communications-regulator-sets-out-plans-to-drive-fibre-roll-out-and-5g-connectivity

    The UK communications regulator, Ofcom published on 18 March 2021 its final decision in the Wholesale Fixed Telecoms Market Review (“WFTMR”). This sets out the regulatory landscape covering residential and business ...

  6. Legal news
    07 October 2019
    Sweden makes step forward to transpose new telecoms rules
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/sweden-makes-step-forward-to-transpose-new-telecoms-rules

    Implementation of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) has taken a step forward in Sweden, with the publication on 4 September of a memorandum by the Swedish Government.

  7. Legal news
    17 October 2019
    Competition-related takeaways from Vestager's European Parliament Hearing
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/competition-related-takeaways-from-vestagers-european-parliament-hearing

    After a long hearing, the European Parliament backed Margrethe Vestager to become the Commission's new Executive Vice President for Digital and EU Competition Chief. Her public statements included some specific ...

  8. Legal news
    17 March 2020
    COVID-19: UK Public Health Perspectives
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/covid-19-uk-public-health-perspectives

    As Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the globe, in an effort to prepare for all eventualities, on 10 February 2020, the UK Government passed into law The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations ...

  9. 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 ...