Forbes: China is Closing the Innovation Gap with America – Bad News for US-China Trade War

Posted on 23rd January 2019

Access Partnership’s Public Policy Manager and China practice lead Xiaomeng Lu was quoted in Forbes: “China’s attention is now turning to the quality and impact of innovation. Chinese Internet giants Alibaba and Tencent have grown to rival their American counterparts – Amazon and Facebook. However, in terms of innovation, China has mixed experience.”

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Key Takeaways From techUK’s Event “Navigating Global Data Governance”

Posted on 23rd January 2019

Eight months into the GDPR, it is now time to reflect on what data protection regulatory changes have entailed for businesses. techUK’s “Navigating Global Data Governance” saw speakers from start-ups, consultants, small service providers and large multinationals do just that as they shared their experience of operating in an increasingly complex privacy landscape.

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Trends to Watch 2019: Intelligent Healthcare

Posted on 21st January 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare has the ability to revolutionise healthcare delivery but has yet to live up to its hype due to structural obstacles. That could change in 2019 with the promotion of AI through policies that encourage innovation. With more than half of the world’s population lacking access to the healthcare services they need, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), governments and industry can leverage AI to provide tailored, cost-effective, high quality and more accessible healthcare.

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Webinar Recording: Ensuring Your Company’s Privacy Compliance in 2019 and Beyond

Posted on 20th January 2019

In this webinar, we analysed what’s driving the wave of regulatory demands around data privacy and cybersecurity. We also looked at how leading companies are changing their practices to comply with new privacy and cyber rules and picked out what tools they’re using to do this.

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Protected Data Sharing and Life Sciences in the Asia Pacific

Posted on 17th January 2019

Access Partnership’s Head of US and Asia Chris Martin was quoted in a KPMG paper “Protected Data Sharing and Life Sciences in the Asia Pacific,” written in cooperation with Access Partnership and BD. Download the full article here.

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Brexit Brief: Now What?

Posted on 16th January 2019

Last night, Theresa May suffered a resounding defeat as MPs rejected her Brexit deal by 432 votes to 202. It was a predictable outcome, but a historic margin. With barely 10 weeks to go before Britain’s scheduled departure, the unprecedented defeat will test May’s ability to keep her deal and her premiership alive and determine the future of Brexit.

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Trends to Watch 2019: Finding the “Right” Regulation for Online Platforms

Posted on 15th January 2019

In Europe, policy-makers’ attitudes are hardening towards a policy of benign neglect that has characterised the last 20 years of technological expansion. Instead, it is now routine to see promises to crack down on the “new wild west”. The prime target: revisiting intermediary liability safe harbours in 2019.

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