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  1. Legal news
    12 February 2021
    Media Regulatory. Brexit from a Dutch perspective
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/netherlands/media-regulatory-brexit-from-a-dutch-perspective

    The exit of the United Kingdom has consequences in particular for the regulated television market. As of 1 January 2021, audiovisual media services licensed (only) by the UK regulator Ofcom will no longer be able to ...

  2. Legal news
    16 March 2021
    Copyright and related rights – AGCM opened an investigation on an alleged anti-competitive agreement in the Italian audio-visual market
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/italy/agcm-opened-an-investigation-on-an-alleged-anticompetitive-agreement

    On 2 February 2021, the Italian National Competition Authority (“AGCM”) opened an investigation against the Italian Society for Authors and Publishers (“SIAE”) – organisation responsible for the collective management of ...

  3. Legal news
    16 March 2021
    UOKiK blocks acquisition of media group
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/poland/uokik-blocks-acquisition-of-media-group

    Following more than a one-year phase II investigation, in January 2021, the Polish Competition Authority (“UOKiK”) announced that it blocked the acquisition of Eurozet by Agora.

  4. Legal news
    02 December 2020
    Digital Platforms to be subject to a Digital Code in the UK to protect competition
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/digital-platforms-to-be-subject-to-a-digital-code-in-the-uk-to-protect-competition

    The Government has decided to move ahead with the establishment of the Digital Markets Unit (DMU) and the adoption of an enforceable code of conduct to tackle digital markets (Digital Code). These measures are designed ...

  5. Legal news
    20 January 2021
    Final act in the judicial saga on the TV broadcasting rights for Italian football championship
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/italy/final-act-in-the-judicial-saga-on-the-tv-broadcasting-rights-for-italian-football-championship

    On 28 December 2020, the Italian Supreme Administrative Court (Consiglio di Stato – "CDS") issued a judgment marking the last act in the national judicial dispute related to the assignment of the Lega Serie A (i.e. the ...

  6. Legal news
    20 January 2021
    Prospective Refinements to CCCS’ Competition Guidelines in 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/prospective-refinements-to-cccs-competition-guidelines-in-2021

    Digital platforms have experienced significant growth and popularity in Singapore in recent years and COVID-19 has accelerated its proliferation. The rapid pace of innovation and broad adoption of these platforms have ...

  7. Legal news
    19 January 2021
    Proposed changes to the Danish Competition Act
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/denmark/proposed-changes-to-the-danish-competition-act

    As a part of the implementation of the ECN+ Directive, a new competition act has been proposed by the Danish Government. The proposed competition act entails several extensive and intrusive changes to the current ...

  8. Legal news
    20 January 2021
    “Digitalisation Act” approved – Germany pioneering antitrust regulation of digital markets
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/germany/digitalisation-act-approved-germany-pioneering-antitrust-regulation-of-digital-markets

    On 14 January 2021, the German parliament approved the so long discussed reform of German competition law which was now also confirmed by the second parliamentary chamber - the “Bundesrat”. The innovations to be ...

  9. Legal news
    02 March 2021
    Podcast: Open data – what can we learn from open source software?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/open-data-what-can-we-learn-from-open-source-software

    Miriam Ballhausen (Counsel, Germany) and Toby Bond (Senior Associate, UK) share their thoughts on the nature of open data, the developments they’re seeing in the marketplace for open data and how organisations can ...

  10. Legal news
    26 January 2021
    Media, Middle East and Qatari Reconciliation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uae/media-middle-east-and-qatari-reconciliation

    At a summit in January 2021, a number of GCC countries including the UAE who had stopped trade and travel links with Qatar agreed to restore diplomatic ties with Qatar.