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  1. Legal news
    06 April 2020
    Business contracts and COVID-19: seven topics, five surprises
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/business-contracts-and-covid-19-seven-topics-five-surprises

    Partner Andrew White summarises seven key issues regarding commercial contracts and COVID-19, and shares five surprises – points which may not be familiar even to those immersed in the subject.

  2. Legal news
    15 April 2020
    COVID-19 & Your Defence & Security Contracts
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid19-and-your-global-defence-and-security-supply-chain

    Our team of subject matter experts look at the impacts COVID-19 is having in the defence & security sector, particularly supply chains, producing a handy ten step guide to the contractual issues under the pandemic, ...

  3. Legal news
    08 April 2020
    COVID-19 and the Media, Entertainment & Sport Sector: A Step-by-Step Guide
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid19-and-the-media-entertainment-and-sport-sector-a-step-by-step-guide

    Phil Sherrell, Richard McMorris and Esme Strathcole explain how English contract law on force majeure and frustration applies to the COVID-19 pandemic in the media, entertainment and sports sector.

  4. Legal news
    08 October 2020
    Assessment of the Code of Practice on Disinformation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/assessment-of-the-code-of-practice-on-disinformation

    On the 10th September 2020, the EU Commission published its assessment on how the Code of Practice on Disinformation has been implemented.

  5. Legal news
    22 May 2020
    Cross-border: Esports - A new market for travel businesses after COVID-19?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/esports-a-new-market-for-travel-businesses-after-covid-19

    The travel industry has been hit particularly hard by the effects of COVID-19, with travel companies worldwide working incredibly hard to navigate the crisis for the foreseeable future.

  6. Legal news
    04 December 2020
    Disinformation and COVID-19: EU Commission publishes second set of reports on actions taken by online platforms and advertisers to tackle coronavirus disinformation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/disinformation-and-covid-19-eu-commission-publishes-second-set-of-reports-on-actions-taken

    MediaWrites explores the second set of reports published by the European Commission, which set out the steps taken by online platforms and advertisers to tackle COVID-19 disinformation amidst rising concerns about the ...

  7. Legal news
    12 May 2020
    COVID-19 and the Games Industry: Opportunities and Challenges
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid19-and-the-games-industry

    MediaWrites discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the gaming industry: how businesses are responding and evolving in the face of unprecedented circumstances.

  8. Legal news
    28 August 2020
    Cross-border: Making the most of the esports opportunity podcast
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/making-the-most-of-the-esports-opportunity-podcast

    Making the most of the esports opportunity: Bird & Bird's esports team discuss the key commercial and legal issues surrounding this burgeoning industry.

  9. Legal news
    15 April 2021
    Rock ‘n’ wear a mask – Flemish festival organisers to receive financial support
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/belgium/rock-n-wear-a-mask-flemish-festival-organisers-to-receive-financial-support

    Will the 2021 Festival Season take place as normal? Probably not. As the COVID-19 pandemic maintains its grip on life, uncertainty remains both for festival organisers and the vast crowd of festivalgoers that roam the ...

  10. Legal news
    01 May 2020
    Germany: COVID-19 Contracts Q&A
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19-contracts-faq

    As the contractual relationships between companies and public institutions come under scrutiny due to COVID-19, it is important to take a close look at existing contracts, rights and obligations as a supplier or service ...