Bloomberg: Trump Agrees to Timely Decisions on Huawei as China Talks Near

Posted on 24th July 2019

Access Partnership’s Policy Manager Xiaomeng Lu spoke to Bloomberg on the expected face-to-face negotiations between Trump and Huawei: “The meeting is an opportunity for US companies to demonstrate how resuming sales to Huawei’s consumer business can help American corporations innovate better and outperform the Chinese telecoms giant in the long run.”

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Space News: Inmarsat Buyer Bidco Vows to Stay Local Amid Regulatory Scrutiny

Posted on 22nd July 2019

Access Partnership’s MD Greg Francis spoke to Space News on the regulatory review of Inmarsat’s buyout: “It has a vanishingly small chance of delaying this buyout, not least because there is no competition issue created by the action. Competition in the markets Inmarsat serves is healthy and getting healthier.” Read the full story here.

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South China Morning Post: Turning Around Huawei’s Battered Image: A Tough Job But Someone Ought To Do It, Crisis Management Experts Say

Posted on 22nd July 2019

Access Partnership’s Policy Manager Xiaomeng Lu spoke to South China Morning Post on Huawei’s crisis strategy: “They’re betting that Xi Jinping will save them politically. In the worst case, they’re betting they’ll lose much of the international market” but receive Chinese subsidies, Lu said, adding that Ren’s bond with the government “is very, very strong”.

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Tech News World: Equifax Data Breach Settlement No Wrist Slap

Posted on 22nd July 2019

Access Partnership’s Head of Data & Trust Mike Clauser spoke to Tech News World on Equifax data breach settlement: “Consumers should not bear the costs of computer crime, but neither should other crime victims, like the vendor.” Read the full story here.

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Video: Access Partnership Chairs the Data Trust and Security Summit at MWC Shanghai

Posted on 18th July 2019

Access Partnership’s Head of Asia & US Christopher Martin chaired the Data Trust and Security Summit at MWC Shanghai on 28 June 2019. Access Partnership’s Head of Asia & US Christopher Martin chaired the Data Trust and Security Summit at MWC Shanghai on 28 June 2019. Watch his fascinating opening keynote here.

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Michael A. Clauser Named Global Head of Data & Trust at Access Partnership

Posted on 18th July 2019

Based in Washington DC, Clauser will drive thought leadership and client service for the world’s leading technology brands in areas of cybersecurity, supply chain security, data privacy, cross-border data flow, and trust. His work will also require working collaboratively to develop ethical principles on which emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, drones, blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and autonomous vehicles can serve people around the world.

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A New Digital Africa: Kenya’s Blueprint

Posted on 17th July 2019

Kenya’s Digital Blueprint initiative demonstrates the country’s commitment to the Smart Africa project which aims to leverage technology to create a single digital market, targeting over 600 million people in 24 countries across the continent. It outlines an economic transformation into a sustainable digital ecosystem centred around smarter technologies and provides a conceptual framework for this development, categorised by five pillars: Digital government, digital business, infrastructure, innovation-driven entrepreneurship and digital skills and values.

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