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  1. Legal news
    24 November 2020
    The UK legal system: embracing technological change
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/the-uk-legal-system-embracing-technological-change

    Legal systems around the world have been struggling to address the challenges presented by rapid technological change and the disruption caused by COVID-19. In England, however, the flexibility of the common law and the ...

  2. Legal news
    01 April 2019
    Court of Appeal clarifies Liquidated Damages in cases of Abandonment
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/court-of-appeal-clarifies-liquidated-damages-in-cases-of-abandonment

    This Court of Appeal decision has provided some clarity on how courts will approach the award of liquidated damages for delay when a contractor does not eventually complete its work.

  3. Legal news
    24 May 2021
    Digital dispute resolution rules to facilitate rapid and cost-effective resolution of disputes involving novel digital technologies
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/digital-dispute-resolution-rules-to-facilitate-rapid-and-cost-effective-resolution-of-disputes

    The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules recently published by LawtechUK’s UK Jurisdiction Taskforce are designed to be used for and incorporated into on-chain digital relationships and smart contracts. The Rules are ...

  4. Legal news
    12 August 2019
    Digital Platforms and the mandatory takedown code
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/digital-platforms-and-the-mandatory-take-down-code

    The ACCC has recommended that a mandatory industry code be implemented to govern the take-down process of digital platforms operating in Australia. This is to more efficiently facilitate rightsholders' requests for the ...

  5. Legal news
    13 August 2019
    Court requires contract to continue pending trial - MCAFEE Ireland Ltd v DSG Retail Ltd (2019)
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/court-requires-contract-to-continue-pending-trial

    In an unusual decision last week, the High Court granted an interim injunction requiring the defendant computer retail store to continue promoting the claimant's security software (in accordance with the contract ...

  6. Legal news
    27 November 2018
    Brexit: UK Government sets out changes to consumer's online dispute resolution rights
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/brexit-uk-government-sets-out-changes-to-consumers-online-dispute-resolution-rights

    Victoria Hobbs and Theo-Rees Bidder explore the UK Government's changes to a consumer's online dispute resolution rights in light of Brexit.

  7. Twobirds news
    16 April 2021
    Bird & Bird strengthens London Dispute Resolution team with the appointment of Nick Peacock as partner
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2021/uk/bird-and-bird-strengthens-london-dispute-resolution-team-with-the-appointment-of-nick-peacock

    International law firm Bird & Bird today strengthens its Dispute Resolution practice in London with the appointment of international arbitration specialist Nick Peacock as partner and head of its London arbitration ...

  8. Legal news
    02 December 2019
    Dispute Resolution UK Update - December 2019
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/dispute-resolution-uk-update-december-2019

    Our UK disputes team is delighted to send you the latest edition of our Dispute Resolution Update featuring a selection of our articles on topical issues and recent legal developments.

  9. Legal news
    12 August 2019
    Digital Platforms and proposed amendments to privacy laws
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/digital-platforms-and-proposed-amendments-to-privacy-laws

    The Final Report recommends significant changes to Australia's privacy laws, which if implemented would be the first major overhaul of the privacy laws since the introduction of the Australian Privacy Principles. The ...

  10. Legal news
    05 December 2019
    Class action data breach litigation under CPR 19.6 is given the green light by the Court of Appeal in Lloyd v Google
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/class-action-data-breach-litigation-under-cpr-19-6

    The recent judgment by the English Court of Appeal in Lloyd v Google LLC [2019] EWCA Civ 1599, a large-scale data breach claim, provides helpful insight into the operation of CPR 19.6.