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  1. Legal news
    16 December 2020
    Bird & Bird’s Digital Rights & Assets group review the EU’s draft Data Governance Act and discuss its political reception and interaction with GDPR
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/bird-and-birds-digital-rights-and-assets-group-review-the-eus-draft-data-governance-act

    Our newly formed global Digital Rights & Assets group are delighted to present to you a podcast exploring some of the key issues relating to the European Commission’s draft Data Governance Act. In furtherance of its ...

  2. Legal news
    26 November 2020
    The European Commission’s proposed Data Governance Act makes trust a cornerstone of data sharing
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/the-european-comissions-proposed-data-governance-act

    In February 2020, the European Commission published its European Strategy for Data which set out the Commission’s vision for a single market for data across the EU, to provide access to high quality data sets and enable ...

  3. Legal news
    14 July 2021
    Members of the European Competition Network argue in Favour of stronger role in enforcement of the DMA
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/belgium/ecn-argue-in-favour-of-stronger-role-in-enforcement-of-the-dma

    The interest of National Competition Authorities (“NCAs”) in playing a prominent role in the enforcement of the Digital Markets Act (“DMA”) is not new. Back in May 2021, the German, French and Dutch competition ...

  4. Legal news
    14 July 2021
    Belgian Competition and Telecoms Authorities disagree over acquisition of Mobile Vikings by Proximus
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/belgium/belgian-competition-and-telecoms-authorities-disagree-over-acquisition

    In February 2021, Proximus, Belgium’s incumbent telecom provider, started prenotification talks with the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) with a view to taking over Mobile Vikings, a mobile virtual network operator ...

  5. Legal news
    19 April 2021
    Prospective Changes to CCCS’ Guidelines on the Substantive Assessment of Mergers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/prospective-changes-to-cccs-guidelines-on-the-substantive-assessment-of-mergers

    The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (“CCCS”) has proposed updates to several of its guidelines. Among these, are updates to the Guidelines on the Substantive Assessment of Mergers. The proposed ...

  6. Legal news
    23 July 2021
    AI and Copyright: What Next in the UK?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/ai-and-copyright-what-next-in-the-uk

    On Friday 9 July, UCL’s Institute of Brand and Innovation Law and the UK Intellectual Property Office (“UKIPO”) co-hosted a webinar to discuss the findings and potential implications of the UKIPO’s recent consultation ...

  7. Legal news
    18 August 2021
    The UK Government consults on the new digital competition regime
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/the-uk-government-consults-on-the-new-digital-competition-regime

    Further to the UK Government’s plans, announced at the end of 2020, to set up a new digital competition regime (summarised in our earlier article “Big Tech” under pressure - new Rules for Digital Platforms in the EU and ...

  8. Legal news
    18 August 2021
    When AI is too smart – Digital platform facilitated price collusion
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/denmark/when-ai-is-too-smart-digital-platform-facilitated-price-collusion

    The digital platform Ageras A/S (“Ageras”) is a bidding platform which facilitates contact between providers of accounting and bookkeeping services and potential customers. The platform operated with an automatised ...

  9. Legal news
    30 June 2021
    Report from GDR Connect: an IP lawyer’s perspective on data management, protection and exploitation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/report-from-gdr-connect

    Held online between 21 – 25 June 2021, GDR Connect took a holistic look at effective strategies for managing, protecting, and exploiting data in the ever-evolving global landscape. Over the course of five expert panels, ...

  10. Legal news
    15 July 2021
    International Comparative Legal Guide - Technology Sourcing 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/international-comparative-legal-guide-technology-sourcing-2021

    Bird & Bird’s APAC and UK Tech Transactions specialists have contributed to the inaugural edition of the Technology Sourcing guide, published by IGLG. Lawyers from our offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and ...