Activity Tracker

The DPA Activity Tracker provides our latest information on developments in legislatures, judiciaries and the executive branches of G20, EU member states and Switzerland.

10194 events advancing 5637 policy or regulatory changes:

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10194 events advancing 5637 policy or regulatory changes:
processing consultation

Safeguarding National Security Ordinance implementing Basic Law Article 23 Legislation

Latest event Date: 2024-02-28 order consultation closed

Closed Public Consultation on Safeguarding National Security Ordinance implementing Basic Law Article 23 Legislation

On 28 February 2024, the Security Bureau of the Central Government of Hong Kong closed the public consultation on Safeguarding National Security Ordinance implementing Article 23 of the Basic Law. The ordinance covers the government's constitutional…

Implementer
Hong Kong
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cybersecurity regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
processing consultation

Anonymisation and Pseudonymisation Guide for the Protection of Personal Data

Latest event Date: 2024-02-28 outline consultation closed

Closed consultation on Anonymisation and Pseudonymisation Guide for the Protection of Personal Data

On 28 February 2024, the public consultation of the National Data Protection Authority (ANPD) on the Anonymisation and Pseudonymisation Guide for the Protection of Personal Data closed. Through this Guide, the ANPD underscores its dedication to acti…

Implementer
Brazil
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
processing consultation

Amending Ministerial Ordinance of the Ordinance Regarding the Use of Information and Communications Technology in the Storage of Documents by Private Businesses

Latest event Date: 2024-02-28 order consultation closed

Closed Consultation on Amending Ministerial Ordinance of the Ordinance Regarding the Use of Information and Communications Technology in the Storage of Documents by Private Businesses,

On 28 February 2024, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs closed a consultation on proposed amendments to the ministerial ordinance governing the use of information and communication technology in document storage by private businesses. Aligned with the …

Implementer
Japan
Policy area Public procurement
Policy or regulatory element Public procurement access
Economic activity infrastructure provider: cloud computing, storage and databases
under investigation

Information Regulator investigation into Ram Consulting over alleged non-compliance with POPIA personal data processing requirements

Latest event Date: 2024-02-27 investigation interim ruling

Issued Information Regulator Enforcement Notice to Ram Consulting requiring compliance with POPIA personal data processing requirements and cease sending unsolicited direct marketing messages

On 27 February 2024, the Information Regulator issued an enforcement notice to FR Ram Consulting, a training institution, for contravening various sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). The Regulator stated that it received …

Implementer
South Africa
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity other service provider
adopted

Interoperability Regulation in Agreement on Principles for 6G Development, Secure, Open, and Resilient by Design

Latest event Date: 2024-02-27 declaration adoption

Adopted Joint Statement Endorsing Principles for 6G Development, Secure, Open, and Resilient by Design, including interoperability regulation

On 27 February 2024, the governments of Australia, Canada, Czechia, Finland, France, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America issued a joint statement endorsing Principles for 6G Development, Secure,…

Implementer
AustraliaCanadaCzechiaFinlandFrance Load more
Policy area Design and testing standards
Policy or regulatory element Interoperability regulation
Economic activity ML and AI development, infrastructure provider: network hardware and equipment
adopted

Cybersecurity Regulation in Agreement on Principles for 6G Development, Secure, Open, and Resilient by Design

Latest event Date: 2024-02-27 declaration adoption

Adopted Joint Statement Endorsing Principles for 6G Development, Secure, Open, and Resilient by Design, including cybersecurity regulation

On 27 February 2024, the governments of Australia, Canada, Czechia, Finland, France, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America issued a joint statement endorsing Principles for 6G Development, Secure,…

Implementer
AustraliaCanadaCzechiaFinlandFrance Load more
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cybersecurity regulation
Economic activity infrastructure provider: network hardware and equipment
under deliberation

Economic Competition Authority investigation into e-commerce platform Temu over alleged unfair commercial practices

Latest event Date: 2024-02-27 investigation announcement

Announced Economic Competition Authority investigation into e-commerce platform Temu over alleged unfair commercial practices

On 27 February 2024, the Hungarian Economic Competition Authority (GVH) opened an investigation into the e-commerce platform Temu over alleged unfair commercial practices. The GVH stated that it would evaluate the complaints it had received and coll…

Implementer
Hungary
Policy area Consumer protection
Policy or regulatory element Fair marketing and advertising practice requirement
Economic activity platform intermediary: e-commerce
under deliberation

CMA investigation into Qualcomm's proposed acquisition of Autotalks

Latest event Date: 2024-02-27 investigation announcement

Opened CMA phase 1 investigation into Qualcomm's proposed acquisition of Autotalks

On 27 February 2024, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) opened an investigation into Qualcomm's proposed acquisition of Autotalks. In particular, the CMA aims to determine whether the transaction may result in the creation of a relevant mer…

Implementer
United Kingdom
Policy area Competition
Policy or regulatory element Merger control regulation
Economic activity semiconductors, software provider: other software
under deliberation

Local operation requirement in Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising

Latest event Date: 2024-02-27 law passage

Passed Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising including local operation requirements by Parliament

On 27 February 2024, the European Parliament adopted the Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising, including local operation requirements. The Regulation outlines transparency obligations concerning political advertising…

Implementer
European Union
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Local operations requirement
Economic activity online advertising provider, platform intermediary: user-generated content, platform intermediary: other
under deliberation

Content moderation authority governance in Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising

Latest event Date: 2024-02-27 law passage

Passed Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising including new authority to enforce transparency obligations by Parliament

On 27 February 2024, the European Parliament adopted the Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising, including new authority to enforce transparency obligations. The Regulation outlines transparency obligations concerning …

Implementer
European Union
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation authority governance
Economic activity online advertising provider
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