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  1. Legal news
    04 May 2020
    Digital Services Act - MEPs focus on content moderation and targeted advertising in wish list for new digital rules
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/digital-services-act-meps-focus-on-content-moderation-and-targeted-advertising

    As the European Commission prepares to launch a consultation later this month on its forthcoming Digital Services Act (DSA), which will propose new rules for companies operating online, the European Parliament is ...

  2. Legal news
    24 June 2021
    EV manufacturers and profitability: Lawrence Freeman discusses the factors for success
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/belgium/ev-manufacturers-and-profitability

    Bird & Bird senior counsel Lawrence Freeman speaks on EV manufacturers at the Edison Open House on Transport Futures 2021 on 17 June 2021, an event hosted in partnership with the London Stock Exchange Group.

  3. Legal news
    03 June 2020
    P2B Regulation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/p2b-regulation

    EU transparency rules for relations between platforms and traders due to take effect

  4. Legal news
    08 April 2020
    Telecoms operators face challenges at the time of COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/telecoms-operators-face-challenges-at-the-time-of-covid-19

    In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, telecoms operators are faced with significant challenges, including: traffic growth, congestion, network continuity & security issues. On 31 March, the industry association GSMA, ...

  5. Legal news
    08 July 2021
    European eID Regulation aims to facilitate cross border transactions
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/belgium/european-eid-regulation-aims-to-facilitate-cross-border-transactions

    The European Commission recently proposed framework for a European Digital Identity. The proposal aims to facilitate proof of identity and enable the sharing of electronic documents from a European Digital Identity app, ...

  6. Legal news
    18 February 2020
    Four Member States urge competition reform to clear path for 'European champions'
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/four-member-states-urge-competition-reform-to-clear-path-for-european-champions

    Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager put under pressure to come up with an action plan to review the EU competition rules. Though, it remains unclear how far she is willing to go.

  7. Legal news
    09 April 2020
    'Infodemic' puts social media platforms under heightened regulatory scrutiny
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/infodemic-puts-social-media-platforms-under-heightened-regulatory-scrutiny

    Hoaxes about the supposed benefits of anti-inflammatory drugs, drinking chloroquine, taking vitamin C or eating garlic soup: these are just a few examples of the type of online misinformation that has been circulating ...

  8. Legal news
    28 February 2020
    Europe's digital roadmap indicates two-pronged approach to platform economy and competition rules
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/europes-digital-roadmap-indicates-two-pronged-approach-to-platform-economy-and-competition-rules

    Margrethe Vestager gave an indication of how she intends to use her enhanced powers as both digital czar and competition law enforcer, when the European Commission presented its roadmap for Europe’s digital future on 19 ...

  9. Legal news
    29 September 2020
    Amendments to the EU vehicle type approval system and the exemption procedure for EU approval of new autonomous vehicle technology
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/amendments-to-the-eu-vehicle-type-approval-system-and-the-exemption-procedure-for-eu-approval

    Under the Whole Vehicle Type-Approval System ("WVTA"), a manufacturer can obtain certification for a vehicle type in one EU Member State and market it EU-wide without further tests. The certification is issued by a ...

  10. Legal news
    13 October 2021
    Competition law and public procurement – one cannot do without the other or potentially diverging rules
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/antitrust-and-anticorruption-never-the-twain-shall-meet

    Competition and procurement law intersect and overlap but they remain distinct areas of law, with different legal and policy objectives as well as quite different consequences, remedies and sanctions. This article ...