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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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30 events advancing 19 policy or regulatory changes:
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Cross-border transfer of personal data regulations under Personal Data Protection Act

Latest event Date: 2022-10-24 order consultation closed
Closed consultation on cross-border transfer of personal data regulation

On 24 October 2022, the public consultation on the draft “Notification of the Personal Data Protection Committee on Rules and Principles of Appropriate Personal Data Protection for International Transfer” closed. The draft outlines the rules for the…

Implementer
Thailand
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cross-border data transfer regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
in force

Advertising regulations for digital asset operators

Latest event Date: 2022-09-01 order implementation
Implemented digital asset advertising regulations

On 1 September 2022, Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a number of Regulations regarding the advertising of digital assets. In particular, the Regulations state that the advertisements of digital assets cannot include false…

Implementer
Thailand
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Consumer protection regulation
Economic activity online advertising provider
under deliberation

Pilot project on Retail CBDC

Latest event Date: 2022-08-05 outline announcement
Announced pilot phase of Retail CBDC project

On 5 August 2022, the bank of Thailand announced a pilot project on the Retail Central Bank Digital Currency (Retail CBDC). The project aims to assess the risk and benefits profile associated with using digital banknotes. The pilot program is divide…

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

Memorandum of Understanding on cybersecurity cooperation between the Cyberspace Administration of China and the National Cyber Security Office of Thailand

Latest event Date: 2022-07-05 declaration adoption
Announced Memorandum of Understanding on cybersecurity cooperation

On 5 July 2022, the Cyberspace Administration of China and the National Cyber Security Office of Thailand announced they had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cybersecurity cooperation, which aims to strengthen exchanges in the field of …

Implementer
ChinaThailand
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cybersecurity regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on digital technology between Thailand and Finland

Latest event Date: 2022-07-04 declaration adoption
Extension of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on digital technology between Thailand and Finland

On 4 July 2022, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on digital technology between Thailand and Finland, which was signed in 2018, was further extended. The scope of the renewed MoU was expanded to include policies and regulations on digital techno…

Implementer
FinlandThailand
Policy area International trade
Policy or regulatory element Border measure, nes
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

UK-Thailand Digital Cooperation

Latest event Date: 2022-06-21 declaration adoption
Signed UK-Thailand Letter of Intent on digital cooperation

On 21 June 2022, the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and the Thai Ministry of Digital Economy and Society announced the signing of a Letter of Intent on Digital Cooperation. The aim of the cooperation is to strengthen the relat…

Implementer
ThailandUnited Kingdom
Policy area International trade
Policy or regulatory element Border measure, nes
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
in force

Data protection provisions in Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

Latest event Date: 2022-06-01 law implementation
Implemented Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

On 1 June 2022, the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) will enter into force. The PDPA establishes the main legal bases to process personal data (consent, contract, public interest, legitimate interest of data controller). The personal data control…

Implementer
Thailand
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
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…

Implementer
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…

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