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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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19 events advancing 7 policy or regulatory changes:
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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…

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

Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention)

Latest event Date: 2022-05-12 treaty signing
Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime opened to signatures and signed by 22 states

On 12 May 2022, the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention) was opened for signatures. On the first day, 22 signatories to the main treaties have also signed the Second Additional Protocol, including the Unit…

Implementer
EU-28
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection 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…

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

Competition Authorities statement on cooperation in regulation of digital markets

Latest event Date: 2022-02-18 declaration announcement
Africa Heads of Competition Authorities issue joint statement including commitments for cooperation

On 18 February 2022, the Heads of Competition Authorities from Egypt, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria and South Africa

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EgyptKenyaMauritiusNigeriaSouth Africa
Policy area Competition
Policy or regulatory element Unilateral conduct regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
in force

Licensing regulation in Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Services Act 2021

Latest event Date: 2021-12-16 law implementation
Implemented Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Services Act 2021

On 16 December 2021, the Mauritius Virtual Asset and Initial Token Offering Services Act 2021 is implemented through its publication on the Official Gazette. The Act requires the Financial Services Commission (FSC) to regulate and supervise the virt…

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Mauritius
Policy area Registration and licensing
Policy or regulatory element Operational license requirement
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
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
in force

Fintech co-operation agreement

Latest event Date: 2021-06-23 treaty signing
Signed FinTech cooperation agreement

The Canadian Securities Administrators and the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius signed the FinTech cooperation agreement. The agreement builds on the work of the CSA Regulatory Sandbox Initiative and the efforts made by FSC Mauritius with …

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CanadaMauritius
Policy area Instrument unspecified
Policy or regulatory element Instrument unspecified
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
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