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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
    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, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Legal news
    14 April 2020
    COVID-19: Practical and detailed guide to regulation and consequences in the energy and infrastructure sectors in Italy (including a focus on the potential impact of the Liquidity Decree)
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/italy/covid-19-energy---infrastructure

    Following the outbreak of the health emergency in Italy due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Italian Government has implemented several emergency measures impacting the energy and infrastructure sectors. ...

  6. Legal news
    23 April 2020
    COVID-19: Our series of regulatory legislation trackers for the Life Sciences & Healthcare industry
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-our-series-of-regulatory-legislation-trackers-for-the-life-sciences-and-healthcare-industry

    COVID-19 presents an unprecedented challenge to the global life sciences industry. Members of our International Life Sciences & Healthcare team, lawyers who have a wealth of hands-on experience and strong relationships ...

  7. Legal news
    16 April 2020
    COVID-19 emergency measures: the expansion of 'golden power' review on foreign direct investments
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/italy/covid19-decreto-liquidita---golden-power

    Law Decree No. 23 of 8 April 2020 - published in the Official Gazette on 8 April 2020 and entered into force on 9 April 2020 (the "Decreto Liquidità") - introduced, among other measures, a series of provisions that ...

  8. Legal news
    08 July 2021
    European eID Regulation aims to facilitate cross border transactions
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/belgium/european-eid-regulation-aims-to-facilitate-cross-border-transactions

    The European Commission recently proposed framework for a European Digital Identity. The proposal aims to facilitate proof of identity and enable the sharing of electronic documents from a European Digital Identity app, ...

  9. Legal news
    17 March 2020
    COVID-19: UK Public Health Perspectives
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/covid-19-uk-public-health-perspectives

    As Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the globe, in an effort to prepare for all eventualities, on 10 February 2020, the UK Government passed into law The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations ...

  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 ...