Four Takeaways from the Future of Digital Disruption

Posted on 2nd July 2018

On 28 June, Access Partnership looked into the future at the Digital Leadership Forum’s event on “the Future of Digital Disruption,” which gathered senior executives from a range of industries to discuss how drones and artificial intelligence are transforming industries, from agriculture to transport to healthcare. Kirsten Williams took the front row to report on the event.

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Access Partnership to Host “What’s Next in the US-China Trade War” Roundtable in London

Posted on 2nd July 2018

Join Access Partnership on 12 July to understand the escalating trade conflict, its impact on the tech sector, and why keeping us off balance may be a deliberate strategy.

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Brexit Brief: A Watershed Moment, and a Post-Watershed Moment

Posted on 27th June 2018

The EU Withdrawal Bill has become law 11-and-a-half months after first being introduced in parliament.  The EU Withdrawal Act, as it is now, will incorporate EU law into British statute after it leaves the EU and after the transition period.

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Chile Proposes Taxation on Digital Services by Non-Resident Companies

Posted on 27th June 2018

The Chilean Ministry of Finance announced on 21 June the introduction of a new income tax on digital services when provided by non-domiciled or non-resident companies.

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Free Flow Flows Freely; Copyright Headed for Plenary Showdown

Posted on 22nd June 2018

EU legislators took big steps forward on two Digital Single Market files this week, as both the Free Flow of non-personal Data Regulation and the Copyright Directive cleared major hurdles. Matt Allison reflects on the major policy happenings from the past week.

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Public Procurement and Cloud Service Providers in the European Union

Posted on 21st June 2018

The public procurement process in the EU is a complicated, multi-pronged, multi-institution process requiring bidding businesses to navigate several levels of rules and regulations.

This report provides a snapshot of our capacity to deconstruct the complexities of EU procurement rules.

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The East African: In Today’s World, Justice Delayed is Justice Undigitised

Posted on 20th June 2018

Access Partnership’s white paper “Smart Courts: Roadmap for Digital Transformation of Justice in Africa” was quoted in an op-ed at The East African:

“Perhaps more fundamentally, digital is transforming the nature of the relationship between public authorities and the people they serve, enhancing transparency, accountability, responsiveness, accessibility of government services and user experience.”

Read the full article here.

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