28 January 2023 is Data Protection Day (or Data Privacy Day outside of Europe), which marks the anniversary of the Council of Europe’s Convention 108. To mark Data Protection Day 2023, Baker McKenzie’s Global Data Privacy and Security Team is pleased to present this special edition update of key data protection and privacy developments and trends across the globe, as well summarising future legislative changes, predictions, and enforcement priorities to look out for during 2023.…
In early December 2022, the Ministry of Science and Technology’s Inspectorate hosted a conference to provide recommendations on “Solutions to enhance the efficiency of Industrial Property rights enforcement through administrative, civil, criminal, and border control measures”.
The blooming of the advertising industry has indeed triggered concerns related to misleading or otherwise unethical advertising practices. In an attempt to address this issue, Vietnam in 2021 issued Decree No. 70/2021/ND-CP (“Decree 70”), mainly regulating the cross-border provision of advertising services.
The Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is working on the latest version of the Draft Copyright Decree to submit to the Government for review very soon.
With traditional brick-and-mortar economic activities rapidly transformed by the Internet and advanced technologies, there is a respective growing demand for legislative amendments to adapt to current changes, and Vietnam is by no means an exception to this rule.
Earlier this week, the Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communications published the full version of the draft Telecoms Law for a two-month public consultation.
Vietnam has just released today a long-awaited Decree No. 71/2022/ND-CP amending and supplementing Decree No. 06/2016/ND-CP on the Management, Provision and Use of Radio and Television Services (“Decree 71”). Decree 71 will take effect as of 01 January 2023, the same effective date as the 2022 Cinema Law. In summary, compared with the latest draft version in July 2022, the MIC only made some slight updates to the wording of Decree 71. Salient issues under…
Following President Xi Jinping’s announcement that China would seek to join the newly-created Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (“DEPA”) at the 2021 G20 Summit in Rome, China’s Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) formally applied for China to join the agreement on November 1, 2021. The DEPA, which is described as the first trade agreement to target the digital economy, has been entered into by New Zealand, Singapore, and Chile. It contains 16 articles covering provisions on facilitating…
With the development of new digital services, especially the ones consuming large amounts of bandwidth, such as high-quality video streaming, some ISPs have started prioritizing certain traffic – such as their own services or the services of their business partners – based on their business needs and plans.
The Vietnamese Government has just issued Decree No. 53/2022/ND-CP dated 15 August 2022 detailing a number of articles of the Cybersecurity Law (“Decree 53”).