Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide
Gaia-X, Mother Cloud
Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Strategy for Data and AI
Access Partnership Announces the Launch of a New Advisory Board
TRPC Joins Access Partnership to Bolster Advisory Service in Asia Pacific

Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide

On 21 April, the European Commission presented its proposal for a European regulatory approach to artificial intelligence, adopting a risk-based attitude with strict rules for high-risk systems. This proposed regulation is a move against aggressive surveillance and bias in AI organisms and demonstrates Europe’s commitment to safeguarding individual rights in a time of disruptive technological…

22 Apr 2021 - Opinion

Gaia-X, Mother Cloud

Germany’s Gaia-X proposal for a European cloud network aims to foster a European cloud market based on interoperability, security and storage guarantees. The objective is to end Europe’s current reliance on US cloud service providers and create companies that can scale and effectively compete out of Europe. Is this easier said than done?

17 Dec 2019 - Opinion

Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Strategy for Data and AI

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a growing digital and technological powerhouse. According to the European Centre of Digital Competitiveness (ECDG), the Kingdom was the top digital riser (country with the single most increase in its digital competitiveness) within the Group of 20 (G20) over the last three years. The Saudi Data and AI Authority…

22 Oct 2020 - Opinion

Access Partnership Announces the Launch of a New Advisory Board

Ed Vaizey, Mike Senkowski, Nancy Victory, Simon Bax and Stephen Pattison appointed to provide expert consultancy as part of new Access Partnership initiative

6 Jul 2020 - Press

TRPC Joins Access Partnership to Bolster Advisory Service in Asia Pacific

Step consolidates group’s ability to shape national rules around tech so all stakeholders get a fair deal in the process. London (UK), June 1st 2021 — Access Partnership, the tech sector’s global public policy firm, announced today that it has integrated TRPC, a Singapore-based research and advisory firm that develops policy solutions for international development funds,…

1 Jun 2021 - Press

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Channel News Asia: How Video-Streaming Platforms Feed Hate and Sow Divisions and What We Can Do About It

Channel News Asia: How Video-Streaming Platforms Feed Hate and Sow Divisions and What We Can Do About It

This article was originally published on Channel News Asia on 19 September 2021. Any story about terrorism usually begins with a chapter on radicalisation – on how individuals stumbled upon something – a video, a picture, even a made-up story – that reshapes their worldview. Here in Singapore, with the explosion of the Internet and…

20 Sep 2021 Opinions
UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Lays Groundwork for Domestic Reform Agenda

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Lays Groundwork for Domestic Reform Agenda

Following Wednesday’s PMQs, Boris Johnson revealed his first major re-shuffle of his senior ministerial team. Johnson made use of this...

17 Sep 2021 Opinions
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Access Alert: First “Anti-Google Law” Passed in South Korea – Who Regulates the Digital Gatekeepers?

Access Alert: First “Anti-Google Law” Passed in South Korea – Who Regulates the Digital Gatekeepers?

On 14 September, 2021, the proposed amendments to the Telecommunications Business Act (TBA) – more affectionately termed the “Anti-Google Law”...

14 Sep 2021 Opinions

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The Future of Banking: Adopting Cloud-Based Solutions in Latin America

The Future of Banking: Adopting Cloud-Based Solutions in Latin America

COVID-19 has accelerated the ‘digital imperative’ call of organizations, positioning digital technologies like cloud computing at the forefront of efforts...

9 Sep 2021 Reports
Semiconductors: A Global Policy Review

Semiconductors: A Global Policy Review

Semiconductors are critical to the modern and digital economy not only because they are a key building block in all...

8 Sep 2021 Reports
Cloud Computing as a Key Enabler for Tech Start-Ups Across Asia and the Pacific

Cloud Computing as a Key Enabler for Tech Start-Ups Across Asia and the Pacific

Access Partnership’s Director for Asia & US, May-Ann Lim recently co-authored a report on how cloud computing will play a...

16 Jul 2021 Reports

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Access Partnership Welcomes Sean Conner as Senior Advisor for Social Justice

Access Partnership Welcomes Sean Conner as Senior Advisor for Social Justice

Sept 22, 2021. Washington, DC – Access Partnership, the leading global public policy firm for the tech sector, today announced its appointment of...

22 Sep 2021 Press
Channel News Asia: How Video-Streaming Platforms Feed Hate and Sow Divisions and What We Can Do About It

Channel News Asia: How Video-Streaming Platforms Feed Hate and Sow Divisions and What We Can Do About It

This article was originally published on Channel News Asia on 19 September 2021. Any story about terrorism usually begins with...

20 Sep 2021 Opinion
BBC | Why Pigeons Mean Peril for Satellite Broadband

BBC | Why Pigeons Mean Peril for Satellite Broadband

Mike Thompson, Director of Technical Development at Access Partnership, has been quoted in a recent article published by the BBC,...

15 Sep 2021 Press
Access Partnership Releases Semiconductor Global Policy Report

Access Partnership Releases Semiconductor Global Policy Report

Access Partnership, the global public policy firm for the tech sector, released a report today addressing the global policy landscape...

8 Sep 2021 Press