two people looking at laptop

Blog

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters, opinions and insights around global policy developments that most impact our clients.

India Follows Suit in Addressing Digital Taxes

India Follows Suit in Addressing Digital Taxes 30 August 2019, By Alex Nnamchi As the lack of implementation of digital taxation towards multinational tech giants ...

Shares Skyrocket as China Launches New Stock Market to Compete with Nasdaq

Shares Skyrocket as China Launches New Stock Market to Compete with Nasdaq By Alex Nnamchi, 8 August 2019 In its first week of launching, China’s ...

New cryptocurrency Libra, opportunities and challenges for Thailand

Libra and impacts on Thailand The official announcement of new digital currency “Libra” by Facebook and its 27 partners last month has heightened regulatory concern ...

The Age of Digital Interdependence is now” , the UN claims in its new report

  https://digitalcooperation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/DigitalCooperation-report-for-web.pdf   Last Monday, the UN High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation released a tech report urging multilateral governments, private sector stakeholders, and citizens to ...

G20 weekend, lofty ambitions but a shortfall of hope or reality

by Alex Nnamchi   Blog Post: G20 Ministers meet in Japan ahead of Osaka’s Leaders Summit Over the weekend, Ministers from the G20 countries met ...

Solving the Missing Puzzle in Data Governance

Solving the Missing Puzzle in Data Governance By Sarthak Luthra, 7 June 2019 'Isms' are self-contained hypothesis generators. For example, could we really understand what Data Protectionism is ...

New Zealand Digital Service Tax – Go or No?

by Edika Amin New Zealand is pushing on with efforts to ensure multinational companies pay their fair share of tax, with the release of proposed ...

WB Report Launched- The Digital Economy in Southeast Asia : Strengthening the Foundations for Future Growth

World Bank Launches new report on the digital economy in Southeast Asia Bangkok – June 6, 2019 – by Jeff Paine On the day where ...

The Huawei Ban

The Huawei Ban By Alex Nnamchi, 31 May 2019 After the UK and Japan became the latest countries to postpone the release of new Huawei ...

Malaysia’s Anti-Fake News Act (AFNA): Review & Analysis

Malaysia’s Anti-Fake News Act (AFNA): Review & Analysis By Edika Amin & Alex Nnamchi, 19 May 2019 During last month’s Malaysia-Singapore Leaders’ Annual Retreat, Malaysian ...
CPTPP meeting

Malaysia and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) – A Case of Cold Feet?

Malaysia and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) A Case of Cold Feet? By Edika Amin, 26 April 2019 Malaysia is yet ...
tax visualization

What You May Want to Know About Malaysia’s New Digital Service Tax

What You May Want to Know About Malaysia’s New Digital Service Tax April 12, 2019     By Edika Amin On 8 April 2019, the ...