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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Drone Futures: How the UK Can Lead from the Front

Posted on 20th June 2018

A techUK event on 13 June brought together manufacturers, policy-makers, regulators, and professional users to explore the policy challenges around taking full advantage of the opportunities offered by drones.

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Avionics Magazine: Inmarsat Snubs Initial EchoStar Acquisition Bid

Posted on 19th June 2018

Mike Thompson, Director for Technical Development at Access Partnership was quoted by Avionics Magazine on EchoStar’s bid to acquire Inmarsat.

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Via Satellite: EchoStar Fails in Initial Bid for Inmarsat

Posted on 18th June 2018

Mike Thompson, Director for Technical Development at Access Partnership spoke to Via Satellite on EchoStar’s bid to acquire Inmarsat.

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