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  1. Legal news
    16 December 2020
    Bird & Bird’s Digital Rights & Assets group review the EU’s draft Data Governance Act and discuss its political reception and interaction with GDPR

    Our newly formed global Digital Rights & Assets group are delighted to present to you a podcast exploring some of the key issues relating to the European Commission’s draft Data Governance Act. In furtherance of its ...

  2. Legal news
    13 November 2019
    A Light Touch Regulatory Framework for AI

    A more controlling framework is needed for Tech that impacts on fundamental rights, such as predictive policing and the use of AI in criminal justice, potentially dangerous environments (e.g. autonomous vehicles) and ...

  3. Legal news
    27 June 2019
    AI in Drug Development: Who’s the inventor?

    AI technologies are being rapidly implemented into drug development pathways, and large pharmaceutical companies are collaborating with smaller technology groups and new start-ups to do so. Whilst these technologies are ...

  4. Legal news
    15 May 2019
    AI in the Developing World: a blessing or a curse?

    There is no doubt that AI applications can positively impact the lives of people in the developing world, but the use of AI is not without its pitfalls, both economically and legally. Furthermore the ethical ...

  5. Legal news
    19 May 2021
    The Ethical Workplace & Artificial Intelligence

    Over the past two decades, technology has transformed our world and our workplaces. COVID-19 has only accelerated the implementation of technological change and innovation by employers. One significant development in ...

  6. Legal news
    14 July 2021
    Members of the European Competition Network argue in Favour of stronger role in enforcement of the DMA

    The interest of National Competition Authorities (“NCAs”) in playing a prominent role in the enforcement of the Digital Markets Act (“DMA”) is not new. Back in May 2021, the German, French and Dutch competition ...

  7. Legal news
    14 July 2021
    Belgian Competition and Telecoms Authorities disagree over acquisition of Mobile Vikings by Proximus

    In February 2021, Proximus, Belgium’s incumbent telecom provider, started prenotification talks with the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) with a view to taking over Mobile Vikings, a mobile virtual network operator ...

  8. Legal news
    26 November 2020
    The European Commission’s proposed Data Governance Act makes trust a cornerstone of data sharing

    In February 2020, the European Commission published its European Strategy for Data which set out the Commission’s vision for a single market for data across the EU, to provide access to high quality data sets and enable ...

  9. Legal news
    16 July 2019
    IP protection for key digital assets in the Energy Industry

    The increasing digitisation of the energy industry depends in part on two things: data and AI. Is it possible to protect these key assets with IP rights?

  10. Legal news
    13 October 2021
    International Comparative Legal Guide to Copyright 2022

    The eighth edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Copyright 2022, published in association with Bird & Bird, is a practical cross-border insight into copyright law, with contributing editor Phil ...