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22 March, Paris - Kim Gagné, Executive Director of the European Cloud Alliance, moderated a roundtable discussion on “Intellectual property, innovation and protection”, hosted by APCO Worldwide. He spoke about the impact of the digital revolution on intellectual property risks, alongside Michel Vivant, Head of...

Kim Gagné is the executive director of the European Cloud Alliance. EU governments, as part of the Council of the EU, should insist that the European Institutions take a principles-based, technology neutral approach to updating the ePrivacy Directive so as to preserve privacy rights, regulate technology...

The European Cloud Alliance today released its Cloud Trends Report 2018 urging European policymakers and businesses to promote digital transformation through the advancement of pro-cloud policies.  The report highlights key areas on which policymakers and cloud stakeholders should focus their attention in the year ahead, including...

The EU’s draft ePrivacy regulation risks crippling innovative cloud computing services, writes Kim Gagné. Kim Gagné is the executive director of the European Cloud Alliance. Regulating evolving technologies should not be difficult: laws should be based on enduring principles. Legislators should ensure that regulation is flexible enough...

How can companies manage the IP risks triggered by the digitization of their business and operations? Industry experts discussed the issue in a roundtable hosted by the European Cloud Alliance (ECA) in Brussels. Georg Weber, leading the European Patent Office’s ICT department, Spiro Dhapi of...

Using a platform based on cloud computing, a Milanese legal services provider, in2law, is on a mission to shake up the traditional way in which law firms serve their clients. Founded in 2016 by four entrepreneurs with experience in technology and outsourcing as well as law,...

  Act now to have your voice heard There is just under a week left for individuals and businesses to contribute to the European Commission’s consultation of Building a European Data Economy. As we have stated before, we believe that the free flow of data is important...

It’s easy to find that chunks of the day are swallowed by administration when you’re running a business. As a company grows, the nitty gritty of human resources absorbs an inexorably expanding amount of time. The cloud can help, says Rob O’Donovan, founder of a human...