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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
    03 April 2020
    COVID-19: Germany's Federal Government announces Start-Up aid-programmes
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19-germanys-federal-government-announces-start-up-aid-programmes

    On 1 April 2020, the Federal Ministry of Finance alongside the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy have announced a tailored start-up aid programme worth EUR 2 billion, to combat COVID-19 related recession.

  10. Legal news
    03 April 2020
    COVID-19 in Germany: Legal obligations of managing directors in the corona crisis
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/covid-19-rechtliche-pflichten-von-geschaeftsfuehrern

    The COVID-19 pandemic is increasingly having a significant impact on the economy and companies. In connec-tion with the crisis, managing directors of limited liability companies (GmbH) are confronted with a wide range ...