How Will the GDPR Affect Inflight Connectivity?

Posted on 24th April 2018

From 25 May 2018, the long-awaited legislation will introduce requirements on areas ranging from the way data is collected to subject’s rights, mandated data protection officers, and cross-border transfer. Together, they bring the EU into the firmest data privacy framework ever.

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Four Takeaways from Blockchain Technology & Cryptocurrencies Conference

Posted on 20th April 2018

The event focused on demystifying the blockchain ecosystem for non-experts, discussing how it can be used by governments to impact society projects and how regulators around the world should respond to the rapid advent of these new technologies.

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Access Partnership to Host Workshop on ”Cybersecurity in Retail and Consumer Goods Industry” in Singapore

Posted on 19th April 2018

Join Access Partnership and JurisAsia for this workshop on 10 May to get an insight into how regulators and businesses can deal with cybersecurity challenges. During the panel discussion, you’ll also hear from our industry, legal and policy experts on the potential risks and measures for cybersecurity.

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Brexit Brief: The Anti-Establishment Lords?

Posted on 19th April 2018

From the UK government losing the customs union vote to the Commonwealth immigration scandal, catch up with the latest Brexit stories, digested.

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From the Desk of Greg Francis: US Congress Re-Launches Treaty Talks on Internet Economy

Posted on 16th April 2018

Final echoes of the US Senate committee’s questions of Facebook last week will only fade in the UN Security Council where, in a few years, Member States will adopt a treaty on regulation of the Internet Economy. By opening wide the door to questions on privacy, revenue, security and purpose, Congress showed its well-placed concern and signaled that others can too.

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Access Partnership to Host Debates on Cybersecurity and Data Privacy in New York on 23 and 24 May

Posted on 13th April 2018

The forum will be a day and a half, off-the-record event for government and legal affairs staff to bring their concerns and questions to be answered by experts, as well as to develop a sense of where and how these policy issues are developing.

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EU Commits to Hit The Ground Running on AI, Blockchain, eHealth and Innovation

Posted on 11th April 2018

On 11 March, Access Partnership attended the second EU Digital Day, hosted by the Commission in Brussels, with participation from a swathe of national digital ministers. As anticipated, no less than 23 countries (both EU member states and candidate states, including Serbia) signed a joint declaration on artificial intelligence committing to enhanced cooperation to ensure that Europe does not fall behind either China or the United States when it comes to AI innovation and deployment.

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