0 comments on “How cybersecurity and data storage laws could pull the plug on Southeast Asia’s digital economy”

How cybersecurity and data storage laws could pull the plug on Southeast Asia’s digital economy

Jeff Paine says governments in Southeast Asia are keen to capitalise on the opportunity presented by the digital economy, but their rush to regulate data flows and storage will hit start-ups and small local firms hard. Southeast Asia is one…

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Workers feel unprepared to get jobs in the digital economy (Australia)

Australians earning under $50,000 a year, that are single, aged 40-49 or did not complete high school are most concerned they'll be out of a job in the new digital economy, but the majority are not doing anything to learn…

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7 Digital skills are not optional in today’s tech savvy world (UNCTAD)

Negative stereotypes about women and girls studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects are among the impediments to an inclusive world where hi-tech solutions solve global problems, the 21st session of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development(CSTD),…

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EU’s Taxation of the Digital Economy—Fair or Protectionist?

The EU Commission has published two proposals on the taxation of the digital economy and digital business models. Will the reform of corporate tax rules and the second measure of an interim tax lead to a fairer taxation of digital…

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OECD Interim Report – Tax Challenges Arising from Digitalisation

More than 110 countries and jurisdictions have agreed to review two key concepts of the international tax system, responding to a mandate from the G20 Finance Ministers to work on the implications of digitalisation for taxation. The members of the…

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UK – Corporate tax and the digital economy(position paper update)

The UK government embraces the changes brought about by digitalisation. From innovative goods to revolutionary business processes, the adoption and spread of digital technology have contributed to significant increases in productivity, economic growth and consumer choice. The government welcomes these…

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Digital Tax Proposals Produce New Discord in the EU

The European Union is preparing to debate the way corporate taxes are calculated and paid. In the coming months, the European Commission and large EU countries like Germany and France will present proposals to change regulations that currently allow companies,…