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Multimedia player sellers and individual streamers beware! Filmspeler broadens scope for copyright infringement in the EU
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • June 9 2017

The Filmspeler judgment specifically addresses the sale of multimedia players with pre-installed add-ons containing hyperlinks to unauthorised content


Copyright: communication to the public
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • April 6 2017

The Advocate General (AG) has opined that peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing search engine operators communicate copyright works to the public if they


Copyright: communication to the public
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • July 6 2016

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that the concept of communication to the public in the Copyright Directive (200129EC) and the Rental


German telecommunications regulator enacts new rules to facilitate M2M communication
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • June 23 2016

On June 15, 2016, the German national regulatory authority for telecommunications Bundesnetzagentur (BNetzA) has published new rules on the use of


FSA issues two Final Notices in relation to the misuse of inside information
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2011

The FSA has issued Final Notices in respect of William Coppin and Perry Bliss for breaches of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000


Singapore High Court revokes patent for taxi rooftop display
  • Bird & Bird
  • Singapore
  • May 31 2011

In the case of Dien Ghin Electronic (S) Pte Ltd v Khek Tai Ting (trading as Soon Heng Digitax) 2011 SGHC 36, the Plaintiff imported and supplied systems for displaying messages on panels of multicoloured LEDS mounted on the rooftop of taxis


New tariff decree for solar electricity in force
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 31 2011

The new tariff decree for solar electricity entered into force in France on March 10 of this year


Guidance released on the Bribery Act 2010
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2011

After a long wait, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has now published the final version of the adequate procedures guidance "the Guidance" required by section 9 of the Bribery Act 2010 "the Act"


Legal professional privilege and non-lawyers
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 22 2011

The Court of Appeal has rejected the argument that legal professional privilege applies to tax advice given by non-lawyers


Data retention legislation
  • Bird & Bird
  • Sweden
  • February 8 2011

The Swedish government has presented a legislative bill implementing the EU Data Retention Directive 200624EG, to come into force on 1 July 2011