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  1. Legal news
    08 October 2018
    Tesco Bank: the FCA takes a tough stance on cybersecurity
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/tesco-bank-the-fca-takes-a-tough-stance-on-cybersecurity

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recently imposed a significant fine of £16.4 million on Tesco Bank for its 2016 cyber-attack: something the FCA has called "a largely avoidable incident". The FCA found that Tesco ...

  2. Legal news
    09 June 2020
    French report proposes payments data localisation requirements
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/france/french-report-proposes-payments-data-localisation-requirements

    In February 2020, a report submitted to the French Minister of the Economy and Finance (available here – the Report) suggests that a data localisation requirement should be imposed on payments data, and that France ...

  3. Legal news
    21 September 2020
    Response to public consultation on EDPB Guidelines 06/2020 on the interplay
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/response-to-public-consultation-on-edpb-guidelines-06-2020-on-the-interplay

    In July 2020, the European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) published its guidelines on the interplay between PSD2 and GDPR for public consultation. Bird & Bird has filed a response to such public consultation which ...

  4. Legal news
    20 August 2020
    An Overview of the Implementation of the Whistleblowing Directive in the Nordics
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/an-overview-of-the-implementation-of-the-whistleblowing-directive-in-the-nordics

    The objective of this three-part series is to analyse how the Nordic countries are going to implement the Whistleblowing Directive. We are going to start the series with an overview of the Directive itself as well as ...

  5. Legal news
    27 February 2020
    Dutch Data Protection Authority investigates account information service providers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/netherlands/dutch-data-protection-authority-investigates-account-information-service-providers

    On Monday 24th February, the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, AP) communicated that it had initiated investigations into Dutch companies holding a PSD2 authorisation to access and process ...

  6. Legal news
    26 August 2020
    France - French Ministry of Economy launches digital transformation working group
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/france/france---mission-launch-about-digital-transformation-by-the-french-ministry-of-economy

    On 5 August 2020, the French Ministry of Economy announced the launch of a mission on the digital transformation of the French Economy (in French “La mission numérique des grands groupes”). France aims to be one of the ...

  7. Legal news
    14 June 2019
    China Cyber Security Law Update: Long-Awaited Second Draft Measures on Security Assessment for Export of Personal Information: Any clarity?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/china-cyber-security-law-update

    On 13 June 2019, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued a long-awaited second draft Measures on Security Assessment for Export of Personal Information. In this update we examine some of the key takeaways.

  8. Twobirds news
    03 June 2019
    Baseline merges with Valeocon to bolster Bird & Bird management consulting business
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2019/global/baseline-merges-with-valeocon

    International law firm Bird & Bird today announces the merger of its Baseline consulting arm with Valeocon Management Consulting, creating one of the largest management consultancy firms linked to an international law ...

  9. 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 ...