Argentina’s GDPR-compatible Bill sent to Congress for debate

Pablo A. Palazzi, of Allende & Brea, reports from Buenos Aires on the Personal Data Protection Bill which tries to satisfy the EU’s higher requirements for data adequacy.

On 30 June 2023, Argentina’s Executive Branch sent the new Personal Data Protection Bill (the Bill) to the National Congress. The Bill was drafted by the Argentine Data Protection Authority (AAIP) and it seeks to amend the current Personal Data Protection Act (Law No. 25326 of 2000)(1).

The Bill is based on international and regional standards, recommendations and principles, such as the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); the Council of Europe Convention 108+ for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (approved recently in Argentina by Law 27.699(2)); the Standards for Personal Data Protection for Ibero-American States of the Ibero-American Data Protection Network (RIPD); as well as other Latin-American countries’ regulations on personal data protection and privacy.

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