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  1. Legal news
    13 November 2019
    Five years of the Competition Damages Directive: The first rulings from the European Court of Justice
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/five-years-of-the-competition-damaged-directive

    November 2019 marks the 5th anniversary of the adoption of the EU Competition Damages Directive. We lead with an analysis of the two judgments of the European Court of Justice to date that address this Directive.

  2. Legal news
    10 November 2017
    Influencing Media: Timothy Armoo, CEO of Fanbytes
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/influencing-media

    Welcome to Part 3 of our Influencing Media series. In the wake of our inaugural MediaWrites event in September[1], we look back at the discussion, focusing this time on Timothy Armoo, co-founder and CEO of Fanbytes: a ...

  3. Legal news
    10 January 2018
    New updated guidelines on influencers from the Danish Consumer Ombudsman
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/new-updated-guidelines-on-influencers-from-the-danish-consumer-ombudsman

    An enormous amount of so-called "influencers" (social media personalities and bloggers) have flooded the online world in recent years.

  4. Legal news
    03 December 2019
    Twitter’s ban on paid political advertisement comes into effect
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/twitters-ban-on-paid-political-advertisement-comes-into-effect

    Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, recently announced that the site will implement a worldwide ban on paid-for political adverts due to a belief that “political message reach should be earned, not bought”.

  5. Legal news
    23 October 2020
    LJ Confidential: Court of Appeal rules on confidentiality of live sports data in TRP v SIS
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/lj-confidential-court-of-appeal-rules-on-confidentiality-of-live-sports-data-in-trp-v-sis

    The Court of Appeal decision in the sports data dispute between The Racing Partnership v Sports Information Services was handed down handed down on 9 October 2020.

  6. 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.

  7. Legal news
    23 December 2020
    European Commission publishes sweeping new rulebook for online platforms offering services in Europe
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/european-commission-publishes-sweeping-new-rulebook-for-online-platforms-offering-services-in-europe

    In a bid to achieve "technological sovereignty", the European Commission has unveiled a wide-ranging package of proposals that will provide a new rulebook for online platforms offering goods and services in Europe.

  8. Legal news
    18 March 2019
    Proposed EU Copyright Directive shifts balance of responsibilities between rights holders and platforms
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/proposed-eu-copyright-directive-shifts-balance-of-responsibilities

    Musicians, Memes and Mandatory Exceptions: an overview of the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market from Francine Cunningham, Bird & Bird Senior Public Affairs Manager in Brussels

  9. Legal news
    02 April 2020
    Deepfakes and the Media: MediaWrites talks to Danielle Van Lier
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/deepfakes-and-the-media-mediawrites-talks-to-danielle-van-lier

    As part of our Tessellate series of articles addressing how technological developments are affecting media and sports organisations, Esme Strathcole speaks to Danielle Van Lier (Assistant General Counsel at SAG-AFTRA) ...

  10. 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.