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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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Draft Privacy Protection Regulations

Latest event Date: 2022-11-30 order consultation opened
Opened consultation on Draft Privacy Protection Regulations for Data Transfers from the EU to Israel

On 30 November 2022, the Ministry of Justice of Israel opened a consultation on the Draft Privacy Protection Regulations for Data Transfers from the European Union to Israel until 20 December 2022. The Regulations are being proposed in the context o…

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

Convention on Cybercrime

Latest event Date: 2022-11-30 treaty signing
Signed Convention on Cybercrime by Brazil

On 30 November 2022, Brazil adhered to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention). The Convention foresees enhanced cooperation between parties on cybercrime, and it will enter into force in Brazil on 1 March 2023. Following the implementati…

Implementer
EU-28
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention)

Latest event Date: 2022-11-30 treaty signing
Signed Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime by six states including Ukraine and the United Kingdom

On 30 November 2022, the Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime was signed by six more states, namely Croatia, the Republic of Moldova, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. The Protocol foresees enhanced cooperation betw…

Implementer
EU-28
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

Israel: Digital Asset Market Regulation

Latest event Date: 2022-11-28 outline adoption
Published Report on Digital Asset Market Regulation

On 28 November 2022, a report prepared by the Ministry of Finance of Israel's Chief Economist on the regulation of the digital assets market was published. The Report provides an overview of the cryptocurrency market, addresses the potential risks a…

Implementer
Israel
Policy area Registration and licensing
Policy or regulatory element Operational license requirement
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
adopted

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)
adopted

Memorandum of Understanding signed between Abu Dhabi and Israel on data and privacy protection

Latest event Date: 2022-09-06 declaration signing
Memorandum of Understanding signed between Abu Dhabi Global Market and Israel on data and privacy protection

On 6 September 2022, the Office of Data Protection of the Abu Dhabi Global Market and the Israeli Privacy Protection Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding to express mutual understanding of the legislative, procedural, and information techn…

Implementer
IsraelUnited Arab Emirates
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection 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

Isreal-Hong Kong trial on Central Bank Digital Currency Cybersecurity

Latest event Date: 2022-06-16 outline announcement
Announced: Digital Currency Cyber Risk trial

On 16 June 2022, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the Bank of Israel and the Bank for International Settlements Innovation Hub (BISIH) Hong Kong Centre, announced their collaboration to test the feasibility of a cyber secure two-tier retail …

Implementer
Hong KongIsrael
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cybersecurity regulation
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
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
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