A national framework for digital economy rules would ensure the same protections for all U.S. residents, minimize transaction costs for businesses, enable opportunities to innovate, and increase efficiency in the policy making process.
Robust intellectual property (IP) protection is vital for biopharmaceutical innovation. It provides the incentives and business certainty needed to attract and sustain long-term investment in prevention, treatments and cures. IP rights have little value without enforcement, however.
The use of robotics will increase productivity and has the potential to bring more manufacturing production work back to developed countries. As productivity increases, labor is likely to receive a significant share of the benefits.
This report serves as an external appraisal of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)'s Blueprint 2025, which aims to complete the outstanding elements of the original Blueprint and further deepen economic integration. The findings might suggest that the areas in which the AEC is making slow progress are in the areas most important to businesses, most notably in terms of the actions relating to Customs, Trade Facilitation, Standards, Technical Regulations and Conformity Assessment Procedures.
The liberalisation of trade pursued by the European Union (EU) under the European Single Market (ESM) facilitates the development of trade based on market principles where partners mutually profit from trade instead of one gaining and the other losing. This piece looks back at the fifteen years of Polish membership in the European Union to evaluate how the participation in the Single Market is changing the biggest economy to have joined the EU in the 21st century.
The bills under scrutiny in the Chilean parliament are worth taking seriously. They play an important role in environmental degradation mitigation, however, it is necessary to adopt policies that are able to enact these changes without deterring necessary investment.
New Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) proposals on digital taxation would mean a substantial overhaul of Canadian tax rules if they are brought into effect, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. This report examines recent proposals from the OECD which aim to deal with the issue of multinational enterprises (MNEs) earning significant profits in places where they have no obligation to pay income tax locally.
In recent years cyber attacks in the world have left losses close to 12,000 million dollars, through the BEC modality or commitment of business accounts according to the FBI. In Colombia attacks grew 612% in 2018 and there are fears that trends in cyber crime suggest that increasing targets are AI firms and private data and property.