New Data Rules

Britain will make another attempt to reform its data protection law on Wednesday with the objective of easing the compliance burden for businesses while remaining sufficiently in line with the European Union to keep information flowing. The government said it would bring an updated Data Protection and Digital Information Bill back to parliament after its […]

U.S. listing

Arm, the chip designer owned by Japan’s SoftBank, said on Friday it would pursue a U.S.-only listing this year, dashing the British government’s hopes that the tech giant would return to the London stock market. The company did not completely rule out an eventual London listing, saying it intended to consider a subsequent IPO there […]

Readying Ground for a Digital Pound

Getting the design of a digital pound right is a bigger priority than a rapid launch, Britain’s Financial Services Minister Andrew Griffith said on Tuesday. China has pushed ahead with piloting a digital yuan and the European Central Bank is studying a digital euro, piling pressure on Britain to do the same and keep abreast […]

The UK government’s Board of Trade uncovered Friday a report with plans to enhance digitalization of global trading to deliver significant opportunities for local businesses to play a role in empowering economic growth. The board, led by the country’s trade minister Anne Marie Trevelyan, structured the report to highlight the vitality of heightening digitalization of […]