AI Regulation: Where Is It and Where Should It Go?

Posted on 7th June 2019

As of late, a number of hot topics have arisen in data policy, notably: how to ensure data privacy for individuals; the role of government in the regulation of technology; and how best to effectively and ethically leverage big data.  At the forefront of these discussions is regulation of artificial intelligence (AI). As governments race to regulate AI, they should proceed with caution and seek to balance the needs of society and the private sector.

 

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Forbes: US-China Trade War At A New Low Point: What Are The Retaliatory Options For The Two Sides

Posted on 1st June 2019

Access Partnership’s Public Policy Manager Xiaomeng Lu spoke to Forbes on US-China retaliatory options in the trade war: “If Beijing decides to go out of traditional negotiation lanes, America’ Iran sanction plan might become another flash point in the deteriorating US-China relations.” Read the full story here.

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Forbes: US-China Trade: Huawei is Drilling a Hole at the Bottom of a Sinking Titanic

Posted on 31st May 2019

On the back of Huawei’s filing of a motion for summary judgement last week and the followed press release, Access Partnership’s Policy Manager and China Practice Lead Xiaomeng Lu spoke to Forbes: “Huawei’s emotional statement is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of their problem in the US. The Chinese telecom equipment giant has a recorded history of sanctions violations, and attempts to skirt CFIUS process.” 

Read the full story here.

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Taking Stock of the 2019 EU Elections: New Dynamics are Emerging

Posted on 30th May 2019

The EU elections confirmed some expectations but also came with some surprises. Greater diversity and higher turnout demonstrate a Europeanisation of political life around big societal issues. As 751 seats are now in the process of being filled, it is time to take stock of yet another fascinating election by addressing the critical changes and uncovering how these may affect EU digital policymaking.

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Brexit Brief: May Ends 10 June

Posted on 30th May 2019
After May resigns, the leadership contest for the Conservative Party begins. The next prime minister will have to continue discussions with both Westminster and Brussels. Meanwhile, the European Parliament election results reaffirmed what most already knew: the public is split on Brexit and they’re taking it out on the two main parties.
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Key Takeaways from Digital Leadership Forum’s Building the Workforce of the Future Event

Posted on 30th May 2019

As we continue to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) at the workplace, how do we ensure these technologies bring the most value for businesses, while protecting employees? This was the key concern for speakers at the Digital Leadership Forum event “Building the Workforce of the Future”, hosted by PwC in London on 17 May.

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Access Partnership to Chair the Data Trust and Security Summit at MWC Shanghai

Posted on 29th May 2019

Access Partnership’s Head of Asia & US Christopher Martin will chair the Data Trust and Security Summit at MWC Shanghai on 28 June 2019. MWC Shanghai 2019 is Asia’s leading event for next-generation technology – 5G, IoT, AI, big data and beyond.

To find out more and register, visit the event website.

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