Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide
Gaia-X, Mother Cloud
Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Strategy for Data and AI
Access Partnership Announces the Launch of a New Advisory Board
TRPC Joins Access Partnership to Bolster Advisory Service in Asia Pacific

Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide

On 21 April, the European Commission presented its proposal for a European regulatory approach to artificial intelligence, adopting a risk-based attitude with strict rules for high-risk systems. This proposed regulation is a move against aggressive surveillance and bias in AI organisms and demonstrates Europe’s commitment to safeguarding individual rights in a time of disruptive technological…

22 Apr 2021 - Opinion

Gaia-X, Mother Cloud

Germany’s Gaia-X proposal for a European cloud network aims to foster a European cloud market based on interoperability, security and storage guarantees. The objective is to end Europe’s current reliance on US cloud service providers and create companies that can scale and effectively compete out of Europe. Is this easier said than done?

17 Dec 2019 - Opinion

Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Strategy for Data and AI

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a growing digital and technological powerhouse. According to the European Centre of Digital Competitiveness (ECDG), the Kingdom was the top digital riser (country with the single most increase in its digital competitiveness) within the Group of 20 (G20) over the last three years. The Saudi Data and AI Authority…

22 Oct 2020 - Opinion

Access Partnership Announces the Launch of a New Advisory Board

Ed Vaizey, Mike Senkowski, Nancy Victory, Simon Bax and Stephen Pattison appointed to provide expert consultancy as part of new Access Partnership initiative

6 Jul 2020 - Press

TRPC Joins Access Partnership to Bolster Advisory Service in Asia Pacific

Step consolidates group’s ability to shape national rules around tech so all stakeholders get a fair deal in the process. London (UK), June 1st 2021 — Access Partnership, the tech sector’s global public policy firm, announced today that it has integrated TRPC, a Singapore-based research and advisory firm that develops policy solutions for international development funds,…

1 Jun 2021 - Press

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Women in Tech Podcast | Roe v Wade: Should women be worried about their data? with Melanie Garson

Women in Tech Podcast | Roe v Wade: Should women be worried about their data? with Melanie Garson

In this episode, Access Partnership’s Senior Policy Manager, Melissa Govender, interviews Melanie Garson. Melanie has a wealth of experience working in the tech industry, currently serving as Cyber Police Lead at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, as well as being an associate professor at University College London. Following the Roe vs. Wade decision…

8 Aug 2022 Opinions
Access Alert | Biden Administration Releases New National Orbital Debris Implementation Plan 

Access Alert | Biden Administration Releases New National Orbital Debris Implementation Plan 

On July 28, 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) issued the National Orbital Debris Implementation...

5 Aug 2022 Opinions
Access Alert | Argentina to Update Personal Data Protection Law 

Access Alert | Argentina to Update Personal Data Protection Law 

On 1 August, Argentina’s Access to the Public Information Agency (AAIP) launched a consultation process to modify the country’s personal...

3 Aug 2022 Opinions
Access Alert | UN Negotiations Underway to Regulate Cybercrime, the Private Sector Need to Participate Now

Access Alert | UN Negotiations Underway to Regulate Cybercrime, the Private Sector Need to Participate Now

Earlier this year, Member States started negotiations for a legally binding text on cybercrimes, the world’s first of this nature....

2 Aug 2022 Opinions

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MENA Music Distribution Ecosystem Report

MENA Music Distribution Ecosystem Report

The report seeks to familiarize social networking service providers with the industry by providing a snapshot of industry stakeholders, market...

5 Aug 2022 Reports
Operators, Responsibility and Design: Is it possible to design a 6G system that users want

Operators, Responsibility and Design: Is it possible to design a 6G system that users want

From 2G analogue phones with limited displays and storage to the latest, ultra-fast, low latency 5G smartphones, we have been...

19 Jul 2022 Reports
Global Data Centers Policy and Sustainability Report

Global Data Centers Policy and Sustainability Report

Amid climate change and sustainability policy’s most turbulent year, creating a regulatory environment which allows for innovation in the telecommunications...

26 Jun 2022 Reports
Green data centres: Singapore’s sustainable data centre opportunity

Green data centres: Singapore’s sustainable data centre opportunity

This report was originally published by AlphaBeta, part of Access Partnership on 26 April 2022. Several key drivers enable the...

26 Apr 2022 Reports

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Metaverse Dialogue: Digital Identities in the Metaverse

Metaverse Dialogue: Digital Identities in the Metaverse

14 September 2022: 15:00 - 16:00 BST

The emergence of the metaverse raises many questions about the future of digital identities and authenticity online – a portable...

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Metaverse Dialogue: Interoperability and the Future of the Metaverse

Metaverse Dialogue: Interoperability and the Future of the Metaverse

22 September 2022: 17:00 - 18:30 BST

Interoperability — that is “the ability to unify economies, avatars and systems across platforms” — is often described as one...

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Arab News | Aboard the metaverse, business should not lose touch with reality

Arab News | Aboard the metaverse, business should not lose touch with reality

This article was originally published in Arab News on 7 August 2022. The metaverse, a $1 trillion annual revenue opportunity, has increasingly...

8 Aug 2022 Metaverse Policy Lab
Via Satellite | Potential Eutelsat, OneWeb Merge Raises Questions for Analysts

Via Satellite | Potential Eutelsat, OneWeb Merge Raises Questions for Analysts

This article was originally published in Via Satellite on 25 July 2022.  Update: Eutelsat and OneWeb announced early Tuesday that...

26 Jul 2022 Press
Mayfair Equity Partners Backs Management Buyout of Access Partnership to Accelerate Global Growth and Delivery of Tech Advisory Services

Mayfair Equity Partners Backs Management Buyout of Access Partnership to Accelerate Global Growth and Delivery of Tech Advisory Services

LONDON July 8, 2022 – Access Partnership (“Access” or “the Company”), a leading global firm providing advisory services to technology...

8 Jul 2022 Press
dpl news | E-Commerce, Learning from the Pandemic and the Way Forward

dpl news | E-Commerce, Learning from the Pandemic and the Way Forward

This article was originally published in dpl news on 29 June 2022.  On 31 March, the Investigating Authority of the Federal...

5 Jul 2022 Press