All posts tagged "digital economy"

  • UK to establish big tech regulator

    The UK government is to create a regulator next year that would be responsible for policing big tech companies such as Facebook and Google, post-Brexit. According to the Financial Times

    • Posted December 29, 2019
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  • Australia sets out proposals to protect public from dangers of emerging tech

    Australia’s human rights commissioner has unveiled draft proposals – including drawing up a national strategy on new and emerging technologies, reforming laws, and commissioning an independent body to oversee ethical

    • Posted December 23, 2019
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  • Former CIO warns that Canada lacks the ‘building blocks’ of digital economy

    Alex Benay, Canada’s former chief information officer, has warned that officials are not making sufficient progress on digital identity, which he argues is the cornerstone of a digital economy.  

    • Posted October 15, 2019
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  • UK Treasury committee chair warns of threat to ‘access to cash’

    The chair of the UK’s Treasury Select Committee has called for the urgent delivery of measures to ensure that the move towards digital payments leaves nobody behind. Delivering a keynote

    • Posted July 4, 2019
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  • New EU directive to create public data pool

    The European Parliament, Commission and Council have agreed a new directive to increase the availability and re-use of public sector data across the EU. The agreement is designed to create

    • Posted January 28, 2019
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  • Taxation in a digital age: Global Government Finance Summit, part 6

    Individuals and businesses are increasingly generating value in the digital sphere, but governments’ systems of taxation remain rooted firmly in the physical world. At the 2018 Global Government Finance Summit,

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • India peers into its digital future

    This week, India’s Supreme Court allowed the country’s ambitious Aadhaar ID scheme to proceed, whilst setting down rules to protect people’s rights and privacy. Gavin O’Toole finds that the ruling

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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  • 70 countries sign OECD tax evasion treaty

    More than 70 countries have signed up to the first international treaty designed to crack down on tax evasion by multinational corporations. The multilateral convention, drafted by the Organisation for

    • Posted June 22, 2017
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  • Bulgarian MEP to lead on EU’s digital economy

    Bulgarian Member of the European Parliament Mariya Gabriel is set to head up the European Commission’s digital economy and society portfolio, after the Bulgarian government nominated her as its next

    • Posted May 21, 2017
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  • Indian budget focuses on digital economy and rural growth

    The Indian government has announced that it will be banning cash transactions of greater than 300,000 Rupees (UK£3600 or US$4500), in a 2017-18 Budget which focuses on boosting the digital

    • Posted February 14, 2017
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