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    Get concise, easy-to-understand updates on the EU's digital policy, as well as the main policy and regulatory developments in the Americas. A single source of alerts and reports on data protection and privacy rules in the EU and the Americas, and initiatives on international transfers of personal data. Policy and regulatory initiatives shaping the data economy in Europe.
    Track regulators’ responses to cyber risks with updates on the implementation of the EU cybersecurity rules as well as specific cybersecurity strategies in the Americas. Coverage of regulatory developments impacting technologies such as cloud, AI and IoT. Follow initiatives specifically targeting digital platforms.
    Follow the latest developments in consumer protection around digital content, products and services. Get an overview of regulation that seeks to foster the development of e-Commerce in Europe and the Americas.

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latest intelligence

EU Digital & Media Weekly Report
24 September 23 Marianna Mattera

This report gathers policy and regulatory developments at EU level covered by Cullen International’s Digital Economy and Media services during last week. It also lists events taking place this week.

European Commission signals new EU legislation covering submarine cables
24 September 23 Visiola Pula

The European Submarine Cables Initiative, referred to as the “Cable Act”, would establish criteria for selecting submarine cable deployment projects in both the EU and worldwide. The Commission is also conducting a study which would include mitigating measures for undersea cables, as well as actions to monitor and repair the infrastructure.

Platform-to-business Regulation insufficiently complied with and enforced, European Commission says
21 September 23 Javier Huerta Bravo

The European Commission identified several shortcomings in the implementation of the regulation, including lack of compliance by online platforms and insufficient enforcement by EU member states.

Costa Rica approves a new cybersecurity strategy
21 September 23 Alexandra Contreras Flores

The Costa Rican Ministry of science, innovation, technology and telecommunications (Micitt) and the public security ministry (MSP) issued a new strategy for cybersecurity measures for the telecommunications industry. The strategy focuses specifically on services based on 5G technology or superior and strategy is in line with the 2022–2025 national development plan and the upcoming 5G spectrum auction which includes cybersecurity considerations.

EU Timeline
18 September 23 Javier Huerta Bravo

This edition of Cullen International’s EU Timeline highlights key regulatory developments foreseen at EU level until the end of 2023.

EU Digital & Media Weekly Report
17 September 23 Javier Huerta Bravo

This report now gathers policy and regulatory developments at EU level covered by Cullen International’s Digital Economy and Media services during last week. This edition of the report also takes stock of reports published over the summer. Further, the report lists events taking place this week.

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