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  1. Legal news
    07 February 2020
    Data strategy set to be a key plank of Europe's digital fitness training
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/data-strategy-set-to-be-a-key-plank-of-europe's-digital-fitness-training

    Launching a new European Data Strategy that comprises a series of proposals designed to boost the EU data economy is set to be a priority work stream for the von der Leyen Commission over the coming year.

  2. Legal news
    22 October 2020
    Toolbox to deploy high capacity networks and 5G spectrum
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/toolbox-to-deploy-high-capacity-networks-and-5g-spectrum

    The European Commission recently published a recommendation on a common Union toolbox for reducing the cost of deploying very high capacity networks and ensuring timely and investment friendly access to 5G radio ...

  3. Legal news
    07 October 2020
    MEPs issue their list of demands for Digital Services Act
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/meps-issue-their-list-of-demands-for-digital-services-act

    New binding rules to tackle illegal content online, stricter rules for targeted advertising and an EU body with the ability to impose fines are just some of the demands of Members of the European Parliament for the ...

  4. Legal news
    07 October 2020
    Top EU Court backs net neutrality in ruling with impact on "zero-tariff" deals
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/top-eu-court-backs-net-neutrality-in-ruling-with-impact-on-zero-tariff-deals

    The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has published its first judgment on net neutrality and zero-rating on 15 September 2020. The judgment is available here. The case submitted to the CJEU concerns two ...

  5. Legal news
    09 September 2020
    EU proposal to enable better monitoring of child sexual abuse online
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/eu-proposal-to-enable-better-monitoring-of-child-sexual-abuse-online

    The European Commission is expected to unveil this week its first piece of legislation aimed at tackling child sexual abuse online. Announced on 24 July in the Commission Communication "EU strategy for a more effective ...

  6. Legal news
    09 September 2020
    Electronic communications: Commission proposes to narrow the scope of ex ante telecoms regulation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/electronic-communications-commission-proposes-to-narrow-the-scope-of-ex-ante-telecoms-regulation

    The European Commission recently published a draft revised Recommendation on the relevant telecoms markets that may be subject to ex ante regulation. In line with the Commission’s obligation to review the current ...

  7. Legal news
    03 March 2021
    Heightened EU scrutiny of social protection and conditions in platform work
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/heightened-eu-scrutiny-of-social-protection-and-conditions-in-platform-work

    With many people relying heavily on home deliveries during this time of COVID-19 restrictions, rather than going to physical stores and restaurants, scrutiny has heightened around the working conditions in platform ...

  8. Legal news
    11 January 2021
    The EU’s proposals to take on “Big Tech”
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/the-eus-proposals-to-take-on-big-tech

    The second element of the EU Digital Services Package published at the end of 2020 is the proposed Digital Markets Act (DMA) which will seek to establish an ex ante framework to govern “Gatekeeper” digital platforms.

  9. Legal news
    06 April 2020
    Implementing traffic management measures to tackle network congestion
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/implementing-traffic-management-measures-to-tackle-network-congestion

    We are all currently working from home and having video conferences with our colleagues, while our children are receiving distance teaching and in the evening we fall asleep on the couch watching video-streaming ...

  10. 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 ...