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EC Expert Group calls for changes to antitrust enforcement in digital markets

By Francine Cunningham, Senior Public Affairs Manager, Bird & Bird and Baptist Vleeshouwers, Associate (Brussels). In these final...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Competition

This fourteenth article in our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" focuses on the impact of big data on different...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Data Sharing Agreements

The thirteenth article of our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" provides an overview of data sharing agreements and the...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Data Ownership

The twelfth article of our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" examines the issues related to data ownership, with a...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Data Sharing Obligations

The eleventh article of our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" delves into data sharing obligations imposed by different EU...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Open Data

Our tenth article of the series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (https://2bird.ly/2XSPMF0) addresses various legal issues and opportunities that one...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Intellectual Property Rights

The ninth article of our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (https://2bird.ly/2SLBUsn) examines the aspects related to copyright, database rights...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Liability

In this eighth article in our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (https://2bird.ly/2EaVNDK), we look into liability issues in the...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Free Flow of Data

The seventh article of our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (https://2bird.ly/2GxLFZd) delves into the implications on big data processing...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Supply of digital content

In the sixth article of our series on "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" (https://2bird.ly/2GpCVEI), we look into the possible use of...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Breach-related obligations

In our fifth article of the "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" series (https://2bird.ly/2GmOMCH), we delve into the obligations related to breach...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Cybersecurity

The fourth article in our "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" series (https://2bird.ly/2Up1uEI) examines the security and cyber-security requirements imposed by the...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Anonymisation & Pseudonymisation

In the third article of our "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" series (https://2bird.ly/2AVqTye) we look at the impact of anonymisation and...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: Privacy and Data Protection

The second article in our "Big Data & Issues & Opportunities" series (https://2bird.ly/2SYMmh7) assesses some relevant privacy and data protection aspects in...

Big Data & Issues & Opportunities: General Overview

In the context of the LeMO Project, Bird & Bird researched and analysed – together with the other Project partners – the...

Autonomous Weapons Systems: Is Regulatory Control Needed?

The development of AI weapons systems is a chilling prospect. The European Parliament has recently demanded the start of “international negotiations on a legally...

Smart Contracts for Smart Lawyers?

Being a technology lawyer is hard these days. For years we have been in the background working with blue sky thinkers on the next big...

UAS as a disruptive technology

It has been clear for some time that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) (otherwise known as 'drones') have the potential to disrupt a number of...

The AI revolution in the Legal Sector

Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions are undoubtedly one of the most popular topics being debated within law firms and the wider legal market.  Even in...

European Commission appoints expert working group on challenges of the digital world for competition...

On 28 March 2018, the European Commission announced it is setting up a working group of experts on the challenges of the digital world...