Call for Harmonisation of Drones Regulation

Posted on 7th May 2020

Given the range of applications and technology available, the corresponding requirements are equally broad to allow for a harmonised regulatory framework.

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Is Digital Tax the Way for Fair Tech?

Posted on 6th May 2020

Thinking about the benefits that technology brings to our life – not least the possibility to keep on working, studying, accessing and sharing information during a global lockdown – are we really sure that increasing taxation on digital companies is the best way forward? How do we ensure that a bigger tax burden does not impact global availability of digital services? Would the least advantaged be better off? And what would be the fair share that digital companies should pay?

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Gordon Mackay to Lead Multilateral Practice at Access Partnership

Posted on 4th May 2020

Access Partnership, the leading global public policy firm for the tech sector, today announced that the outgoing Secretary General of Liberal International, the world federation of liberal political parties, will lead the company’s Multilateral Practice.  In his new role Gordon Mackay, who was also previously a senior member of the South African parliament, will enable Access Partnership’s clients to drive outcomes in the United Nations and its technical organizations as well as in the WTO, OECD, ICANN, and the IGF.

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Corporate Compliance Insights: What is Next for IoT Regulation?

Posted on 1st May 2020

Cyberattacks on connected devices continue at a rapid pace, and regulators are well aware of this fact. Access Partnership’s Policy Manager Maria Zervaki discusses the past year of regulations surrounding the internet of things, as well as predicted upcoming topics in IoT regulation.

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Wi-Fi: A Pre-Requisite for Economic Activity in Times of COVID-19 and Beyond

Posted on 30th April 2020

All governments must tackle the challenge of broadband scarcity so that their economies and government services remain operational and competitive.

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SDC Executive: Report Details Accelerating Techlash

Posted on 29th April 2020

Access Partnership’s Tech Policy Trends in 2020 report was featured by SDC Executive: “Shifts in tech policy will disrupt life for everyone. While some governments try to leverage the benefits of 5G, artificial intelligence, and IoT, others find reasons simply to confront Big Tech ranging from protectionism to climate urgency”. Read the full article here.

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Politico: Fernando Borjón Named Senior Advisor for LATAM at Access Partnership

Posted on 29th April 2020

Fernando Borjón, former chairman of the International Telecommunications Union’s expert group on international telecom regulations and commissioner of Mexico’s ICT regulator, has been named senior adviser for Latin America for the global tech public policy firm Access Partnership. Read full article here.

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