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  1. Legal news
    15 July 2021
    International Comparative Legal Guide - Technology Sourcing 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/international-comparative-legal-guide-technology-sourcing-2021

    Bird & Bird’s APAC and UK Tech Transactions specialists have contributed to the inaugural edition of the Technology Sourcing guide, published by IGLG. Lawyers from our offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and ...

  2. Legal news
    10 March 2020
    AA v Persons Unknown: Cryptocurrencies considered property under English Law following Ransom Demand
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/aa-v-persons-unknown

    Cryptoassets such as Bitcoin can constitute property under English law and are capable of being subject to a proprietary injunction, according to a recent decision from Mr Justice Bryan in the Commercial Court.

  3. Legal news
    04 March 2020
    Blockchain And Smart Contracts In Retail
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/blockchain-and-smart-contracts-in-retail

    An "informal" article discussing the application of blockchain technology to the retail sector and an overview of key legal issues.

  4. Legal news
    13 December 2019
    LawTech Delivery Panel issues "watershed" Legal Statement Demystifying Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/lawtech-delivery-panel-issues-watershed-legal-statement-demystifying-cryptoassets-and-smart

    Earlier this year, the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (UKJT), part of the LawTech Delivery Panel, published its Consultation Paper to consider what it described as "the perceived legal uncertainty" relating to cryptoassets ...

  5. Legal news
    05 July 2021
    Non-fungible Tokens: what’s all the fuss?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/nonfungible-tokens-whats-all-the-fuss

    Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been around for many years but have recently gained huge traction, taking a variety of different forms such as digital kittens (CryptoKitties), sports highlights (NBA Top Shot), music ...

  6. Legal news
    12 June 2018
    Fourth edition of InnovatingNL in The Hague
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/netherlands/fourth-edition-of-innovatingnl-in-the-hague

    The fourth edition of InnovatingNL recently took place at Spaces Rode Olifant with a theme of Law & new technology from a practical and ethical point of view.

  7. Legal news
    24 September 2021
    Blockchain – An Overview and the Legal Issues
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/blockchain-an-overview-and-the-legal-issues

    Jonathan Emmanuel and Gavin Punia hosted a webinar with Lexology which covered the regulatory and commercial issues surrounding blockchain.

  8. Legal news
    24 February 2020
    Blockchain in the Life Sciences & Healthcare Sectors
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/blockchain-in-the-life-sciences-and-healthcare-sectors

    Blockchain is perhaps best known as the technology on which Bitcoin and other digital cryptocurrencies are built. Adoption of blockchain technology – especially in the financial services sector – has been rapid but in ...

  9. Legal news
    15 June 2020
    Commission seeks views on 'gatekeeper' platforms and a new competition tool
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/commission-seeks-views-on-gatekeeper-platforms-and-a-new-competition-tool

    On 2 June, the Commission launched a public consultation on its forthcoming Digital Services Act plus a New Competition Tool and is requesting feedback on roadmaps including one on ex ante regulatory instruments for ...

  10. Legal news
    23 December 2020
    Tech & Comms - 2021 Challenges, Opportunities and Predictions
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/tech-and-comms-2021-challenges-opportunities-and-predictions

    2020 has been one of the most challenging years in living memory, as governments, businesses and individuals have had to adapt to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The enforced global lockdowns have put a spotlight ...