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We are the experts in policy issues

We unlock markets for technology by driving the discussions of national and regional decision-makers

Access Partnership is the world’s preeminent tech advisory firm. We’ve been helping leading tech companies navigate complex regulatory challenges and expand their products and services to new markets since 1999. In this time, we’ve also worked closely with governments to offer advice on creating policies and regulations as the landscape continues to change with new and emerging technologies.

Through two decades of experience, Access Partnership has developed effective and proprietary processes that ensure our clients’ goals are achieved every time. With our expertise and experience, we’re able to anticipate future regulations and manage policy trends on a global scale.

Our mission is to ensure that everyone has access to transformative technologies while promoting fair competition and consumer choice.

Our expertise
Our expertise

We work to ensure that stakeholders align with the policies necessary for technology to improve lives and citizen welfare.

Our Expertise
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6 Offices worldwide allow us to offer both a global and local perspective
200+ jurisdictions where we devise strategies to overcome technical, regulatory and political barriers
130+ Employees with deep understanding of areas ranging from policy to legal and engineering.
35 The number of languages – from Arabic to Mandarin – spoken by our teams

We’re the experts on policy issues

We work to ensure that stakeholders align with the policies necessary for technology to improve lives and citizen welfare. We can see where regulations do not support innovation, and we overcome these barriers.

Our team brings together years of global expertise, country-specific experience and policy stakeholder networks around the world.

Discover our expertise

Access Partnership's strength lies in the expertise we have across five key disciplines

Access Partnership's strength lies in the expertise we have across five key disciplines

Advocacy Campaigns

We work with you to create campaigns to shape the policy narrative and build long-term relationships with decision-makers

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Compliance And Licensing

Our market analysis, monitoring and licensing capabilities remove political barriers by ensuring legislative and regulatory compliance

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Lender Advisory

We support investors with technical and regulatory due diligence to determine feasibility and long-term affordability of technical and market solutions

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Policy Analysis

We drive policy planning and leverage our insight to identify opportunities and anticipate risk

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Regulatory Strategy

We navigate the unique regulatory landscape in more than 200 jurisdictions, and design strategies to match your business

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Our practice expertise

Access Partnership is the world's leading public policy consultancy focused on technology. We empower companies by shaping the impact of policy and regulation on their business.

Access Partnership is the world's leading public policy consultancy focused on technology. We empower companies by shaping the impact of policy and regulation on their business.

Compliance & Market Intelligence

Honing strategies to secure access to emerging and established markets

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Data Policy & Trust

Unlocking the value of data, while limiting regulatory risk

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Infrastructure

Our technical know-how supports technology innovation and global policy goals

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Multilateral Organisations

We work across governments and regional organisations to secure the most sustainably business-friendly result.

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Our People
Our People

People are at the heart of our business. We have more than 130 specialists working from six different offices, whose skills range from policy issues to legal and regulatory.

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Insights

Our insights and topical opinion pieces offer a timely take on technology and government policies worldwide.
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