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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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21 events advancing 10 policy or regulatory changes:
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OECD Report on Dark Commercial Patterns

Latest event Date: 2022-10-26 outline adoption
Issued OECD Report on Dark Commercial Patterns

On 26 October 2022, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) issued a report on dark commercial patterns. The report highlights the issues surrounding consumers who might be tricked, deceived or manipulated into making certa…

Implementer
OECD
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Consumer protection regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

OECD Crypto-Asset Reporting Framework (CARF) for global tax transparency

Latest event Date: 2022-10-10 outline introduction
OECD unveils new transparency framework for crypto-assets

On 10 October 2022, OECD presented a new global tax transparency framework for the cross-border reporting and exchange of information regarding crypto-assets. The Crypto-Asset Reporting Framework (CARF) was created in response to a request from the …

Implementer
OECD
Policy area Taxation
Policy or regulatory element Direct taxes incl. digital service taxes
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
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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
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…

Implementer
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

OECD Framework for Classifying AI Systems

Latest event Date: 2022-02-22 outline adoption
Launch of the OECD Framework for Classifying AI Systems

On 22 February 2022, the OECD.AI Network of Experts has published a framework that aims to help policymakers categorise various types of applied AI systems. The framework aids in the classification of AI applications based on their potential influen…

Implementer
OECD
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Algorithm design and technical standards
Economic activity ML and AI development
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

Special taxation of data flows and digital services measure in Model Reporting Rules for Digital Platforms

Latest event Date: 2021-06-22 outline adoption
Adopted Model Reporting Rules for Digital Platforms including special taxation of data flows and digital services

The Model Reporting Rules for Digital Platforms ('MRDP') are adopted by the OECD, aiming to establish a global reporting framework in respect of activities being facilitated by such platforms, in particular in the sharing and gig economy.

Implementer
OECD
Policy area Taxation
Policy or regulatory element Operating condition, nes
Economic activity cross-cutting
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