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  1. Legal news
    30 April 2020
    COVID-19 has shifted the dynamic between EU regulators and 'Big Tech'
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-has-shifted-the-dynamic-between-eu-regulators-and-big-tech

    At the beginning of 2020, online platforms were facing a future filled with regulatory risks in the shape of the forthcoming EU Digital Services Act, which is expected to review aspects of the e-Commerce Directive and ...

  2. Legal news
    30 March 2020
    Drafting IT contracts in a COVID-19 environment
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/drafting-it-contracts-in-a-covid-19-environment

    What do you need to do differently when drafting IT contracts given the unprecedented action from governments around the world to combat COVID-19?

  3. 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.

  4. Legal news
    08 April 2020
    Telecoms operators face challenges at the time of COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/telecoms-operators-face-challenges-at-the-time-of-covid-19

    In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, telecoms operators are faced with significant challenges, including: traffic growth, congestion, network continuity & security issues. On 31 March, the industry association GSMA, ...

  5. Legal news
    19 March 2020
    Force majeure, and beyond: Other contractual and related issues on COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/force-majeure-and-beyond-other-contractual-and-related-issues-on-covid-19

    Much of the recent commentary has focused on whether COVID-19 is a force majeure event which would entitle one party to suspend performance or cancel an existing contract but in this briefing we take a holistic approach ...

  6. Legal news
    06 April 2020
    COVID-19 & Telecoms: country overview
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-and-telecoms--country-overview

    In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, telecoms operators are faced with significant challenges, including: traffic growth, congestion, network continuity & security issues. On March 31st, the GSMA called for a relaxation ...

  7. Legal news
    25 January 2021
    Singapore: Data Centres in 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/data-centres-in-2021

    Across the globe data centre plans and trends were thrown into disarray in 2020 by COVID-19 restrictions. Physical construction and renovation plateaued in many areas, and staffing and talent shortages were acutely ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Legal news
    14 September 2021
    The highest amount of the NextGenerationEU funds is coming Rome! How is Italy planning to use its trophy?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/italy/the-highest-amount-of-the-nextgenerationeu-funds-is-coming-rome

    Among the European Union (“EU”) Member States, Italy is by far the largest beneficiary of the NextGenerationEU (“NGEU”) package, which, with its 750 billion euros funds, constitutes the largest stimulus package ever ...

  10. Legal news
    14 September 2021
    German Recovery and Resilience Plan – An exemplary role in Europe?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/germany/german-recovery-and-resilience-plan--an-exemplary-role-in-europe

    The NextGenerationEU programme which was established by the European Union to support Europe's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic also took concrete shape in Germany. The 25.6 billion euros in grants awarded to Germany ...