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  1. Legal news
    16 July 2019
    Webinar - European Electronic Communications Code
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/webinar-european-electronic-communications-code

    In a webinar, broadcasted on 16th July 2019, we discussed the broadened scope of the EECC, new forms of access regulation, spectrum regulation and consequences for 5G and touched on the more harmonised end-user rights. ...

  2. Legal news
    02 March 2020
    AI regulatory plan targets 'high risk' applications
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/ai-regulatory-plan-targets-high-risk-applications

    One of the building blocks of the European Commission's Digital Strategy is the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence (AI), which was also presented on 19 February. While the initial pledge by Commission President ...

  3. Legal news
    04 December 2019
    Get connected faster: panel debate with industry on implementation of the EECC
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/get-connected-faster-panel-debate-with-industry

    Bird & Bird's Regulatory & Public Affairs seminar in Brussels on 3 December also featured a panel debate with various industry voices on the implementation of the recently adopted European Electronic Communications ...

  4. Legal news
    04 September 2019
    Plan to accelerate international deal on digital taxation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/plan-to-accelerate-international-deal-on-digital-taxation

    In the aftermath of the G7 summit in Biarritz, where the issue of digital taxation of multi-national tech companies was high on the agenda, French Economy Minister, Bruno Le Maire, announced the ambition to reach an ...

  5. Legal news
    11 January 2021
    Status and pain points in implementing the new telecoms code
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/status-and-pain-points-in-implementing-the-new-telecoms-code

    The European Electronic Communications Code (the Code) came into force on 21 December 2020. Member States were due to adopt the Code in their national legislation by that date. However, only two Member States have ...

  6. Legal news
    01 December 2020
    Poland raises arguments on copyright versus freedom of expression
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/poland/poland-raises-arguments-on-copyright-versus-freedom-of-expression

    The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on 10 November heard the case C-401/19, which concerns a crucial part of the new EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, namely Article 17.

  7. Legal news
    06 July 2020
    Transatlantic tensions mount over Digital Services Tax
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/transatlantic-tensions-mount-over-digital-services-tax

    Transatlantic tensions have mounted over discussions to strike a deal on a new Digital Services Tax that will impact leading tech platforms and other large companies operating cross-border. Angel Gurría, ...

  8. Legal news
    04 November 2020
    The UK finalises its plans to implement the new European telecoms code
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/the-uk-finalises-its-plans-to-implement-the-new-european-telecoms-code

    Obligated to implement the new EU telecoms rules as part of the Brexit transitional arrangement, the UK Government recently published legislation transposing the requirements of the European Electronic Communications ...

  9. Legal news
    15 December 2020
    European Commission publishes landmark package to regulate digital platforms and services
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/european-commission-publishes-landmark-package-to-regulate-digital-platforms-and-services

    In its most significant regulatory intervention in the digital marketplace for two decades, the European Commission today published a proposal for a Digital Services Act package (DSA). This initiative can be seen as ...

  10. Legal news
    18 August 2020
    The EU's Approach to AI – Recent Regulatory Developments
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/the-eus-approach-to-ai-recent-regulatory-developments

    The European Union has long been interested in artificial intelligence (AI). Back in 2014, the EU first investigated the issue by producing guidelines on the regulation of robotics. Since then, they have continued to ...