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  1. Legal news
    04 June 2019
    Belgium has implemented the EU Geo-blocking Regulation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/belgium-has-implemented-the-eu-geo-blocking-regulation

    The long-awaited Regulation (EU) 2018/302 (the "Geo-blocking Regulation") entered into force on 3 December 2018. Six months later, Belgium has taken the necessary steps to implement its enforcement obligations.

  2. Legal news
    16 February 2021
    Video games sector hit with anti-trust fine for geo-blocking practices
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/video-games-sector-hit-with-anti-trust-fine-for-geo-blocking-practices

    One of the final cases resulting from the European Commission's e-commerce sector enquiry has come to a conclusion. On 20 January 2021, the Directorate-General for Competition fined Valve Corporation, owner of the Steam ...

  3. Twobirds news
    03 September 2018
    Bird & Bird launches Public Affairs practice in Brussels with the appointment of Francine Cunningham as Senior Public Affairs Manager
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2018/belgium/bird-bird-launches-public-affairs-practice-in-brussels-with-the-appointment-of-francine-cunningham

    International law firm Bird & Bird today launches its Public Affairs practice in Brussels with the appointment of Francine Cunningham as Senior Public Affairs Manager. A specialist in EU policy, Francine has 20 years ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Legal news
    23 December 2019
    Competitive Edge: Competition & EU law news - December 2019
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/competitive-edge-dec-2019

    Keeping you up to date on Competition & EU law developments in Europe and beyond

  6. Legal news
    02 November 2017
    Heightened antitrust/competition law risk for sport governing bodies facing new market entrants
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2017/global/heightened-antitrust-competition-law-risk-for-sport-governing-bodies-facing-new-market-entrants

    In recent years, the European Commission (EC) and National Competition Authorities (NCA) have shown increased appetite to investigate sport governing bodies in relation to rules that restrict competition from new market ...

  7. Twobirds news
    10 February 2020
    Bird & Bird retains top ranking in the 2020 Who's Who Legal's analysis of Data
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2020/global/bird-and-bird-retains-top-ranking-in-the-2020-who's-who-legal's-analysis-of-data

    Bird & Bird has retained the top ranking in Who's Who Legal's annual analysis of Data recognising the leading lawyers in the areas of data privacy and protection, data security, information technology and telecoms and ...

  8. Legal news
    24 September 2018
    Gambling Regulators Sharpen Focus on Loot Boxes & Social Gaming
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/gambling-regulators-sharpen-focus-on-loot-boxes-and-social-gaming

    Monday 17th September 2018 saw fifteen European gambling regulators and the Washington State Gambling Commission sign a Declaration stating that they are "increasingly concerned with the risks being posed by the ...