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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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UK and Ukraine digital trade deal to support Ukrainian businesses

Latest event Date: 2022-08-24 treaty announcement
Announced start of negotiations on UK-Ukraine digital trade agreement to support Ukraine's businesses

On 24 August 2022, the governments of the United Kingdom and Ukraine announced the start of their negotiations on a new digital trade agreement. In particular, the new digital trade agreement aims to help Ukraine in its economic recovery after the R…

Implementer
UkraineUnited Kingdom
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cross-border data transfer regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

Memorandum of Understanding to promote cooperation in Information and Communications Technology

Latest event Date: 2022-07-27 declaration adoption
Signed Memorandum of Understanding on Information and Communications Technology between Slovenia and Ukraine

On 27 July 2022, Slovenia and Ukraine signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cybersecurity. According to the MoU, the countries will strengthen collaboration in several cybersecurity areas, exchange information and share best practices for ad…

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

Memorandum of Cooperation between US and Ukrainian cybersecurity agencies

Latest event Date: 2022-07-27 declaration adoption
Signed Memorandum of Cooperation on cybersecurity between US and Ukraine

On 27 July 2022, the United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on cybersecurity. The two agencies wi…

Implementer
UkraineUnited States of America
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Cybersecurity 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
adopted

Council of Europe Recommendation CM/Rec(2022)16 on combating hate speech

Latest event Date: 2022-05-20 outline adoption
Council of Europe Committee of Ministers adopts Recommendation on combating hate speech

On 20 May 2022, the Council of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2022)16 on combating hate speech. The Committee of Ministers has urged member countries to establish comprehensive policies for preventing and combating …

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AlbaniaAndorraArmeniaAustriaAzerbaijan Load more
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
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
adopted

Declaration for the Future of the Internet

Latest event Date: 2022-04-28 declaration adoption
Signed Declaration for the Future of the Internet

On 28 April 2022, 61 countries signed the Declaration for the Future of the Internet. The non-binding declaration includes a commitment to advance a global Internet, including the principles of protecting freedoms, ensuring privacy, delivering inclu…

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EU-27
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Operating condition, nes
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

Law on Virtual Assets

Latest event Date: 2022-03-16 law signing
Signed law on virtual assets

On 16 March 2022, the Ukrainian President signed Law No. 3637 on Virtual Assets. The law launches the legal market for virtual assets in Ukraine, classifying virtual assets as civil objects and designating the Ukrainian government as regulatory auth…

Implementer
Ukraine
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Authorisation of goods or services
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
adopted

Regulation on organizational and technical cybersecurity model

Latest event Date: 2021-12-29 order adoption
Regulation on organisational and technological cybersecurity adopted

On 29 December 2021, the Government of Ukraine adopted the Regulation on organisational and technological cybersecurity. The Regulation outlines the country's cybersecurity framework and cybersecurity-related processes, such as incident response, in…

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