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  1. Legal news
    27 September 2019
    Accountable AI – can the law reduce bias and increase transparency?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/accountable-ai-can-the-law-reduce-bias-and-increase-transparency

    Governments are increasingly making use of AI tools to help with decision making, but they face a key challenge: ensuring fairness and maintaining public trust.

  2. Legal news
    11 February 2021
    Bird & Bird & Cryptography Transfers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/bird-bird-cryptography-transfers

    Cryptography driven technology and software have become part of our daily routine found in numerous products, applications, (security) solutions and services. At the same time, sharing and transferring such software and ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Legal news
    23 December 2020
    Online Harms in the UK: Significant new obligations for online companies and fines of up to 10% of annual global turnover for breach
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/online-harms-in-the-uk-significant-new-obligations-for-online-companies-and-fines-of-up-to

    Yesterday the UK government published its long-anticipated final response to the Online Harms White Paper. Partner Bryony Hurst and Associate Theo Rees-Bidder set out the headline points, and what we can expect next.

  5. Legal news
    05 January 2021
    Brexit Checklist for Technology & Communications Businesses
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/brexit-checklist-for-technology-and-communications-businesses

    The UK left the EU on January 31st 2020. As a result of the transition period in the Withdrawal Agreement, EU law will continue to apply in and in relation to the UK until the end of the transition period - scheduled to ...

  6. Legal news
    01 April 2020
    The UK Government recently announced the active steps it is taking to drive modern slavery out of supply chains. How can you make sure your company is compliant?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/the-uk-government-recently-announced-the-active-steps-it-is

    On 26th March 2020 the UK Government published its modern slavery statement. In the foreword written by the Prime Minister, he highlighted the determination to take active steps to drive modern slavery out of our supply ...

  7. Legal news
    19 November 2019
    European Technology Summit 2019: A summary
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/european-technology-summit-2019-a-summary

    On October 30th and November 1st Feyo Sickinghe and Marjolein Geus hosted the Ntegra, Bird & Bird European Technology summit 2019 in the Netherlands. Feyo Sickinghe and Andy Jefferies, CIO at Ntegra selected start-ups ...

  8. Legal news
    14 June 2019
    The Gmail Judgment of the Court of Justice: Some questions answered, new questions raised
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/the-gmail-judgment-of-the-court-of-justice

    On June 13, 2019, the Court of Justice (CJ) announced its judgment in the Gmail case . The judgment provides the CJ’s view on a question that has been subject of a dispute with the German national regulator which ...

  9. Legal news
    26 March 2021
    Refinements to the proposed UK National Security and Investment regime
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/refinements-to-the-proposed-uk-national-security-and-investment-regime

    In November 2020, the UK published a draft of its new National Security and Investment Bill ("NSIB"), introducing a new regime for reviewing investments on national security grounds. At the same time, the Government ...

  10. Legal news
    19 November 2019
    Review of Danish outsourcing rules for the financial services sector
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/review-of-danish-outsourcing-rules-for-the-financial-services-sector

    On 15 November 2019, the Danish Financial Supervisory Authorities (Danish FSA) published a consultation of a new bill with the aim of aligning the outsourcing regulation for financial institutions, including e-money and ...