Michael Mudd

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Michael (Mike) Mudd is the Managing Partner of Asia Policy Partners LLC (APP), an IT strategy and trade policy advisory firm that he founded. Prior to this he held senior positions with Standard Chartered Bank PLC, where he was a Senior Manager in the trade banks e-commerce division and Noble Group, a major commodity trader, where he was the head of the e-commerce division.

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21 May 2018

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was signed into being on March 21st, 2018 in Kigali, where 44 African heads of state and governments met and agreed on the binding commitment. The AfCFTA will come into effect after ratification by at least 22 countries....


25 Apr 2017

The European Union (EU) has enacted two key regulations relating to data processing- the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)(link is external) and the Network and Information Security Directive (NISD). They are expected to apply to organizations within and outside Europe by May 2018. Is your...


6 Feb 2017

In the recent past phishing was an attempt to reveal personal information; passwords; bank and credit card numbers, usually within spam email that purports to be from a well-known legitimate enterprise. Phishing is rapidly evolving from attempting to just steal information to also be the...


25 Jan 2017

Alternatives to cash are a relatively recent development in Asia Pacific. The most common are credit cards or debit cards, both of which have been subject to fraud. Electronic payments can now replace cash for most transactions and it is this move to e-wallets that...

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