The Trinidad and Tobago Government has created a platform to receive comments on its draft digital transformation strategy.
Guyana publishes draft privacy law for comments
What: Guyana Data Protection Bill open for comments. Deadline: May 3, 2023 How: submit comments via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and/or email@example.com Quick impressions: A copy of the Bill as at April 16, 2023 is available on the Government’s website and below.
Saint Lucia brings its privacy law into force
Earlier this year, a proclamation order was issued, partially proclaiming the Saint Lucia Data Protection Act Cap 8:18 and bringing key provisions of the law into effect.
[cybersecurity] Novel anti-hacker law in British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean
What The law – The Cyber (Sanctions) (Overseas Territories) Order 2020 – came into effect three years ago in 2020 in several overseas British territories including Anguilla, Cayman, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos and the Virgin Islands (British). The rationale behind the Order? Create a cross-border enforcement mechanism to better limit the ability of malicious threat…
Cuba passes privacy law
Cuba’s National Assembly has passed Ley 149/2022 “De Protección de Datos Personales” (Law 149/2022 “On the Protection of Personal Data” or, simply “LPDP” ) on Thursday August 25, 2022. The LPDP gives effect to the Cuban people’s constitutional right to privacy and is the nation’s first comprehensive privacy law. The LPDP includes the following key…
🇧🇿 Belize tables digital government bill
The Government of Belize has tabled a Bill to support digital Government efforts. Per a local news source, the proposed law – the Digital Government Bill, 2022 – is being introduced: tо еѕtаblіѕh thе Е-Gоvеrnаnсе аnd Dіgіtаlіzаtіоn Dераrtmеnt аnd рrоvіdе fоr іtѕ роwеrѕ, dutіеѕ аnd funсtіоnѕ; tо рrоmоtе аnd rеgulаtе thе рrоvіѕіоn оf еlесtrоnіс gоvеrnmеnt…
🇯🇲 Jamaica’s digital currency gets firm legislative backing
The Government of Jamaica 🇯🇲 has passed a law to govern the use of its CBDC (central bank digital currency), Jam-Dex
🇯🇲 Jamaica gets updated number portability guidance
What is number portability? Number Portability refers to the ability of a subscriber to retain their telephone number after leaving one service provider and, thereafter, utilising that same number with a new service provider. ‘Porting’ is a reference to the process by which the telephone number is transferred from one service provider to another. Number…
🇹🇹Trinidad & Tobago considering fintech legal framework
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, via the Joint Select Committee on Finance and Legal Affairs is seeking feedback on the implementation of a regulatory framework for the development of Fintech and e-payments
🇧🇲Comments invited by Bermuda’s telecoms regulator in wake of proposed takeover of licensee
The Regulatory Authority, the telecoms regulator for Bermuda, is inviting interested persons to comment on a proposed change of control of World on Wireless Limited to allow TeleBermuda to takeover its assets.