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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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40 events advancing 22 policy or regulatory changes:
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IOSCO Report on Retail Distribution and Digitalisation

Latest event Date: 2022-10-12 outline adoption
Published IOSCO Report on Retail Distribution and Digitalisation

On 12 October 2022, the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published the “Report on Retail Distribution and Digitalisation” analysing developments in online marketing and distribution of financial products to f…

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ArgentinaAustraliaBahamasBelgiumBrazil Load more
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Consumer protection regulation
Economic activity online advertising provider
adopted

Report on Application of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures to stablecoin arrangements

Latest event Date: 2022-07-13 outline adoption
Adopted Guidance on the Application of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures to stablecoin arrangements

On 13 July 2022, the Bank for International Settlements' Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures and the International Organisation of Securities Commissions published the Guidance on the Application of the Principles for Financial Market I…

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ArgentinaAustraliaBahamasBelgiumBrazil Load more
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Instrument unspecified
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
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
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…

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

Data localisation measures in Pakistan Personal Data Protection Bill

Latest event Date: 2022-03-15 order announcement
Announced Pakistan Personal Data Protection Bill

The draft Personal Data Protection Bill is approved by the Pakistan Federal Cabinet to be debated by the legislature. The Bill establishes that personal data cannot be processed without obtaining consent, unless the processing is necessary for a lis…

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Pakistan
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data localisation requirements
Economic activity cross-cutting
under deliberation

Data protection measures in Pakistan Personal Data Protection Bill

Latest event Date: 2022-03-15 order announcement
Announced Pakistan Personal Data Protection Bill

The draft Personal Data Protection Bill is approved by the Pakistan Federal Cabinet to be debated by the legislature. The Bill establishes that personal data cannot be processed without obtaining consent, unless the processing is necessary for a lis…

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Pakistan
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
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

Content monitoring requirement in Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2021

Latest event Date: 2021-10-13 order adoption
Adopted Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2021 including content monitoring requirement

On 13 October 2021, the "Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2021", prescribed by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority, were published in the official gazette of Pakistan, updating the 202…

Implementer
Pakistan
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
adopted

Data localisation requirement in Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2021

Latest event Date: 2021-10-13 order adoption
Adopted Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2021 including data localisation requirement

On 13 October 2021, the "Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2021", prescribed by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority, were published in the official gazette of Pakistan, updating the 202…

Implementer
Pakistan
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data localisation requirements
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
adopted

Local operation requirement in Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2021

Latest event Date: 2021-10-13 order adoption
Adopted Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2021 including local operation requirement

On 13 October 2021, the "Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2021", prescribed by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority, were published in the official gazette of Pakistan, updating the 202…

Implementer
Pakistan
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Local operation requirements
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
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