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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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AndorraArgentinaBrazilChileColombia Load more
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cross-border data transfer regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
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…

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

Authorisation of cryptocurrencies in Crypto Law (Bill No. 697)

Latest event Date: 2022-06-16 law veto
Partial veto of crypto bill by the Panamanian President

On 17 June 2022, the President of Panama Cortizo partially vetoes Bill No. 697 (crypto bill). Referring to the lack of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules and the necessity to follow the recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force, the Presiden…

Implementer
Panama
Policy area Registration and licensing
Policy or regulatory element Authorisation of goods or services
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
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

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

Data protection law (n. 81) introducing data protection measures

Latest event Date: 2021-03-29 law implementation
Entry into force of law 81 on protection of personal data

Law 81 concerning the protection of personal data enters into force, restricting data transfers out of Panama unless the recipient country or company has an adequated data protection level, that complies with the standards defined in the new bill. M…

Implementer
Panama
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
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