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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  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
    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.

  8. 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, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Legal news
    14 April 2020
    Gambling in a State of Alarm – New Publicity Rules in Spain
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/spain/gambling-in-a-state-of-alarm

    Victor Horcajuelo and Mariano Santos report on new gambling publicity rules in force in Spain resulting from the increase in use of online gambling websites during the state of alarm caused by COVID-19.