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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The September edition of Digital Latam takes an in-depth look at the latest digital developments in the leading regional markets. Allan Ruiz, our senior adviser for Central America and former Costa Rica ICT Vice Minister, reviews the relationship between digital transformation and connectivity plans; our Principal and Head of Emerging Markets, Christopher Casarrubias, and our…

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Access Alert: First “Anti-Google Law” Passed in South Korea – Who Regulates the Digital Gatekeepers?

Access Alert: First “Anti-Google Law” Passed in South Korea – Who Regulates the Digital Gatekeepers?

On 14 September, 2021, the proposed amendments to the Telecommunications Business Act (TBA) – more affectionately termed the “Anti-Google Law”...

14 Sep 2021 Opinions
Access Alert: Saudi Arabia Seeking Public-Private Partnership Support for Tech Leadership

Access Alert: Saudi Arabia Seeking Public-Private Partnership Support for Tech Leadership

On 24 August, the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) hosted the Digital Technology Forum in Riyadh. The panel...

9 Sep 2021 Opinions
Introducing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Introducing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

On August 10, the U.S. Senate passed H.R.3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by a bipartisan vote of 69-30....

24 Aug 2021 Opinions

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The Future of Banking: Adopting Cloud-Based Solutions in Latin America

The Future of Banking: Adopting Cloud-Based Solutions in Latin America

COVID-19 has accelerated the ‘digital imperative’ call of organizations, positioning digital technologies like cloud computing at the forefront of efforts...

9 Sep 2021 Reports
Semiconductors: A Global Policy Review

Semiconductors: A Global Policy Review

Semiconductors are critical to the modern and digital economy not only because they are a key building block in all...

8 Sep 2021 Reports
Cloud Computing as a Key Enabler for Tech Start-Ups Across Asia and the Pacific

Cloud Computing as a Key Enabler for Tech Start-Ups Across Asia and the Pacific

Access Partnership’s Director for Asia & US, May-Ann Lim recently co-authored a report on how cloud computing will play a...

16 Jul 2021 Reports

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BBC | Why Pigeons Mean Peril for Satellite Broadband

BBC | Why Pigeons Mean Peril for Satellite Broadband

Mike Thompson, Director of Technical Development at Access Partnership, has been quoted in a recent article published by the BBC,...

15 Sep 2021 Press
Access Partnership Releases Semiconductor Global Policy Report

Access Partnership Releases Semiconductor Global Policy Report

Access Partnership, the global public policy firm for the tech sector, released a report today addressing the global policy landscape...

8 Sep 2021 Press
SCMP | China’s Privacy Law Borrows a Page From Europe’s GDPR but it Goes Further as Beijing Shores Up Data Security

SCMP | China’s Privacy Law Borrows a Page From Europe’s GDPR but it Goes Further as Beijing Shores Up Data Security

Seha Yatim, Access Partnership’s Senior Policy Manager, has been quoted in a piece that focuses on the European regulation inspiring...

27 Aug 2021 Press
El Economista | Estrategia Digital Nacional llega Tarde e Incompleta: Analistas

El Economista | Estrategia Digital Nacional llega Tarde e Incompleta: Analistas

On August 16, The National Commission for Regulatory Improvement published a document containing the National Digital Strategy proposed by the...

24 Aug 2021 Press