The Federal Council of Switzerland ('the Council') published, on 31 March 2020, the second annual activity report ('the Report') of the Independent Surveillance Authority for Intelligence-related Activities ('AB-ND').
The Federal Data Protection and Transparency Officer ('PFPDT') issued, on 27 March 2020, a statement on the collaboration of Swisscom AG with the Federal Office of Public Health ('OFSP') which, according to the OFSP, allows for the tracking of movement data and the checking of whether people are less often outside, and whether they are still gat
The Australian Taxation Office ('ATO') released, on 31 March 2020, its data breach guidance for businesses ('the Guidance’).
The Chilean Transparency Council ('CPLT') issued, on 30 March 2020, a statement ('the Statement') on the Civil Registry's use of a biometric profiles system which individuals could use to request permission to leave their homes in light of COVID-19 ('Coronavirus').
None of your business - European Center for Digital Rights ('NOYB') issued, on 30 March 2020, an ad-hoc paper ('the Paper') on compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ('GDPR') in light of COVID-19 ('Coronavirus').
The Ministry of Digital Governance issued, on 20 March 2020, guidelines ('the Guidelines') on securely working from home.
The Ministry of Health ('the Ministry') launched, 22 March 2020, a national app for preventing the spread of COVID-19 ('Coronavirus') through the identification of any contact between individuals and confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the 14 days prior to diagnosis.
The Australian Tax Office ('ATO') issued, on 31 March 2020, its data breach guidance for tax professionals ('the Guidance').
La Quadrature du Net addressed, on 28 March 2020, Orange S.A.'s use of geolocation data to track movement flows in order to monitor movement during the COVID-19 ('Coronavirus') crisis.
The Council of Europe's Chair and Data Protection Commissioner, Alessandra Pierucci and Jean-Philippe Walter respectively, issued, on 30 March 2020, a joint statement ('the Statement') on data protection and COVID-19 ('Coronavirus').
The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology ('Kominfo') issued, on 26 March 2020, its Decree No. 159 of 2020 concerning efforts to COVID-19 ('Coronavirus') through the support of the post and information sector ('the Decree').
The American Bankers Association ('ABA') announced, on 30 March 2020, that it had, alongside other trade groups, filed a petition ('the Petition') to the Federal Communications Commission ('FCC') requesting an expedited declaratory ruling, clarification, or waiver stating that phone calls and text messages placed by banks, credit unions, and oth
The Australian Digital Health Agency ('ADHA') released, on 26 March 2020, a statement outlining that it had enabled more mobile apps to connect to My Health Record to allow consumers to have more choice regarding the way they access their health information.
The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence ('NCCoE') of the National Institute of Standards and Technology ('NIST') announced, on 18 March 2020, that it is proposing a project ('the Project') on Securing Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem and released a fact sheet ('the Factsheet') on the same.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare ('MOHW') announced, on 24 March 2020, that the Central Health Insurance Agency ('HIA') of MOHW had signed a memorandum of understanding ('MoU') with Quanta Computer Inc. on developing smart health insurance using artificial intelligence ('AI') and Big Data.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare ('MOHFW') issued, on 25 March 2020, its telemedicine practice guidelines ('the Guidelines'), in order to assist registered medical practitioners ('RMPs') in implementing telemedicine and to help realise the full potential of this technology in healthcare delivery.
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Bermuda ('the Privacy Comissioner') issued, on 18 March 2020, its Guidance on Privacy Issues in Public Health Emergencies ('the Guidance').
Bill No. 930215-7 on Amending the Federal Law on the Basics of Protecting the Health of Citizens in the Russian Federation Regarding the Specifics of Providing Medical Care in Emergency Situations ('the Bill') was submitted, on 25 March 2020, to the Russian State Parliament ('Duma').
The Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation ('Federation Council') announced, on 24 March 2020, that Senators of the Federation Council, along with Deputies of the Russian State Parliament ('Duma') had prepared a draft bill on healthcare digitalisation ('the Draft Bill'), which will increase the availability of medic
The Financial Action Task Force ('FATF') released, on 9 March 2020, its mutual evaluation report ('the Report') on Mali's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing ('AML/CFT') system.
The Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism ('EAG') announced, on 24 March 2020, that its member states had launched a draft regional assessment of the risks of money laundering and terrorist financing ('AML/CFT') in the Eurasian region ('the Draft Assessment').
The Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority ('QFCRA') announced, on 29 March 2020, that it had fined Horizon Crescent Wealth LLC QAR 30 million (approx. €7.5 million) for violation of anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism ('AML/CFT') regulation.
The State Bank of Pakistan ('SBP') issued, on 26 March 2020, PSD Circular No. 3 of 2020 on Measures to Enhance Cyber Resilience amid COVID-19 Threat ('the Circular').
The Norwegian data protection authority ('Datatilsynet') published, on 26 March 2020, its consultation response ('the Response') on proposals for changes to the Money Laundering Act ('the Proposal').
The Financial Markets Authority ('FMA') released, on 26 March 2020, guidance ('the Guidance') for compliance with anti-money laundering ('AML') and counter terrorism financing ('CFT') verification requirements during COVID-19 ('Coronavirus') Alert Levels.
The National Bank of Ukraine ('NBU') announced, on 16 January 2020, its Financial Sector Development Strategy until 2025 ('the Financial Strategy').
The National Bank of Ukraine ('NBU') announced, on 24 March 2020, the priorities of the FinTech 2025 Development Strategy ('the FinTech Strategy'). In particular, the NBU noted that it, along with financial market participants, will focus on developing the FinTech Strategy 2025.