Cuba's new data protection law, Law 149/2022 on Personal Data Protection1 ('the Law'), will enter into force in 2023. This Insight spotlights what organisations need to know about the new provisions applicable to the processing of personal data within the jurisdiction of the Law and how this might be enforced.
A new data protection regime awaits Jamaica after the bill for the Data Protection Act, 2020 ('the Act') passed both houses of Parliament. Following passage, the bill needs to be signed into law by the Governor-General and published in the Jamaica Gazette before entering into full effect. However, in late 2021, there was a sharp increase in activity with the Act after the publication of a regulatory instrument, which operationalised some Sections of the law, beginning a transitionary period. Kellye-Rae Fisher Campbell, Attorney at Law and Director of BookFusion Limited, discusses these recent developments and outlines what to expect from the Jamaican legislation moving forward.