Building Conducive Regulatory Environments to Enable Digital Trade
Speaker: Joseph Whitlock, Director, Policy, BSA | The Software Alliance and Executive Director, Global Data Alliance
BSA’s Joseph Whitlock joins an APEC panel discussion describing the challenges that face policymakers and regulators in growing and enabling digital trade and more.
Building a conducive regulatory environment for digital trade means having foundational policies/regulations in place to effectively regulate digital activities in a coherent, cross-sectoral, and cross-jurisdictional manner.
This session will give an overview of the challenges that face policymakers and regulators in growing and enabling digital trade, from restrictions to the free flow of data; lack of foundational frameworks, such as data protection and privacy; as well as application of taxation and tariff frameworks in the age of digital platforms and data.
- Moderator: Christine Bliss, USCSI
- Joseph Whitlock from BSA | The Software Alliance
- Rachel Stelly, Senior Policy Counsel, CCIA
- Yan Xiao, Lead of Digital Trade, World Economic Forum
More Information: https://www.apec.org/events-calendar
BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that help businesses of all sizes in every part of the economy to modernize and grow.
With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.