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The DPA Activity Tracker provides our latest information on developments in legislatures, judiciaries and the executive branches of G20, EU member states and Switzerland.

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27 events advancing 12 policy or regulatory changes:
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IOSCO Report on Retail Distribution and Digitalisation

Latest event Date: 2022-10-12 outline adoption
Published IOSCO Report on Retail Distribution and Digitalisation

On 12 October 2022, the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published the “Report on Retail Distribution and Digitalisation” analysing developments in online marketing and distribution of financial products to f…

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ArgentinaAustraliaBahamasBelgiumBrazil Load more
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Consumer protection regulation
Economic activity online advertising provider
adopted

Cybersecurity and telecommunications agreement

Latest event Date: 2022-08-26 declaration adoption
Bilateral Agreement announced to enhance cybersecurity and telecommunications

On 19 August 2022, the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia announced that Malaysia and Indonesia have initiated plans for a partnership to enhance collaboration regarding cybersecurity and telecommunications regulation and innovation in both c…

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IndonesiaMalaysia
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cybersecurity regulation
Economic activity infrastructure provider: internet and telecom services
adopted

Report on Application of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures to stablecoin arrangements

Latest event Date: 2022-07-13 outline adoption
Adopted Guidance on the Application of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures to stablecoin arrangements

On 13 July 2022, the Bank for International Settlements' Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures and the International Organisation of Securities Commissions published the Guidance on the Application of the Principles for Financial Market I…

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ArgentinaAustraliaBahamasBelgiumBrazil Load more
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Instrument unspecified
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
adopted

Decision on WTO E-commerce Moratorium

Latest event Date: 2022-06-17 treaty adoption
Published decision on WTO E-commerce Moratorium

On 17 June 2022, the World Trade Organization (WTO) concluded the 12th Ministerial Conference and published a "Decision on the E-commerce Moratorium and Work Programme". Particularly, the Ministerial Conference decided to "reinvigorate" the Work Pro…

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WTO members
Policy area International trade
Policy or regulatory element Import tariff
Economic activity cross-cutting
under deliberation

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity

Latest event Date: 2022-05-23 declaration announcement
Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity launched

On 23 May 2022, US President Biden has announced the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF). The IPEF initially include thirteen countries, Australia, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, New Zea…

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AustraliaBrunei DarussalamRepublic of KoreaIndiaIndonesia Load more
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cross-border data transfer regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
processing consultation

OECD/G20 Two-Pillar-Approach regarding the Taxation of the Digital Economy

Latest event Date: 2022-04-11 outline consultation closed
Closed consultation on Commentary for Pillar Two Global Anti-Base Erosion Model Rules

The OECD closed a consultation on the Commentary to support the implementation of the Global Anti-Base Erosion (GloBE) Model Rules contained in Pillar Two of the Framework for the Taxation of the digital economy. Particularly, the Commentary clarifi…

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G20
Policy area Taxation
Policy or regulatory element Direct taxes incl. digital service taxes
Economic activity cross-cutting
concluded

International "Project Dunbar" to Develop Multi-CBDC Platform

Latest event Date: 2022-03-22 inquiry closure
Finalised "Project Dunbar" including Prototype for Multi-CBDC Platform

On 22 March 2022, the Bank for International Settlements and the central banks of Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, and South Africa announced the completion of two prototypes for a platform that enables international settlements using multiple centra…

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AustraliaMalaysiaSingaporeSouth Africa
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Authorisation of goods or services
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
in force

Penalties for copyright infringements in streaming technologies in 2022 amendment of Copyright Act

Latest event Date: 2022-02-10 law implementation
Implemented 2022 amendment of Copyright Act introducing penalties for copyright infringements in streaming

The Amendment to the Copyright Act 1987 (Copyright Act 2022) is implemented. The Amendment introduces penalties for copyright infringements through manufacturing, importing, providing, advertising, or distributing streaming technologies. According t…

Implementer
Malaysia
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity streaming service provider
adopted

UNESCO Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Latest event Date: 2021-11-24 declaration adoption
UNESCO adopts recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

The General Conference of UNESCO adopted the Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence at its 41st session. This occurred two years after the resolution of the previous General Conference's session in November 2019 to develop this firs…

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AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAndorraAngola Load more
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Algorithm design and technical standards
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

Cyber security requirements in Malaysia Merchant Acquiring Services policy document

Latest event Date: 2021-09-15 outline adoption
Published Merchant Acquiring Services policy document containing cyber security requirements

On 15 September 2021, the policy document on merchant acquiring services is published by the Bank Negara of Malaysia. Merchant acquiring services enable payment between instruments and merchants, by ensuring that funds are transferred to merchants s…

Implementer
Malaysia
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Quality of service requirements
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
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