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Uzbekistan strengthened requirements for the protection of personal data
Cabinet of Ministers adopted a Decree "On approval of some legal acts in the field of processing personal data" No. 570 dated October 5, 2022
Uzbekistan adopts a new Law on Electronic Digital Signature
The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed the new Law “On Electronic Digital Signature” No. ЗРУ-793 dated October 12, 2022 (the “Law on EDS”).
Uzbekistan introduces changes to government regulations in connection with the improvement of the administration of e-commerce
The Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers “On amendments and additions to some resolutions of the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan in connection with the creation of favorable conditions for the improvement and further development of the administration of e-commerce" No. 392 dated July 20, 2022
New Law On protection of personal data came into action in Belarus
For companies, it means additional liabilities and the need to develop an algorithm for processing personal data of any kind of individual whether it is current and potential clients or representative of a legal entity. 
In Uzbekistan liability for the breach of law on personal data has been tightened
In accordance with the Law “On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan” No.ЗРУ-726 dated September 29, 2021 (the “Law No.ЗРУ-726”) there have been introduced amendments to the Administrative Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan (the “Administrative Code”) and to the Criminal Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan (the “Criminal Code”).
GRATA International held another working group meeting on Personal Data in Kazakhstan
On June 11, 2021, the GRATA International law firm held the working group on the topic: "Overview and discussion of forthcoming changes to personal data protection legislation" at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of France-Kazakhstan.
In Uzbekistan, owners and/or operators that failed to comply with special requirements for processing of citizens’ personal data will be included in the special State register
On April 29, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan under the Resolution No.255 approved the Regulation “On the procedure of State control over the compliance with the special conditions of processing of personal data of citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan” (the “Regulation”).
Personal data of Uzbek citizens now must be stored in Uzbekistan
On January 14, 2021, the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan” No.ZRU-666 was adopted. Article 13 of this Law supplements the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On Personal Data" (hereinafter – the “Law”). Thus, the Law now contains article 271 entitled "Special conditions for the processing of personal data of citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan".
SCADA and EMS systems will be implemented in Uzbekistan
In accordance with the Presidential Resolution No.PP-4699 “On measures for the widespread introduction of the digital economy and e-government” dated April 28, 2020, a project for the implementation of dispatch control and data collection (SCADA) and energy management (EMS) systems are envisaged.
GRATA International held the meeting of working group on legal issues at the CCI France- Kazakhstan
On September 30, 2020, the online meeting on theme: “Data exclusivity: legal significance for the pharmaceutical industry in Kazakhstan” was held.
GRATA International Belarus has become a co-organizer and partner of the International Security Forum
On September 18, 2020, an International Forum in a wide format among the heads of the Security Services of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus was held.