The evolution of data protection regulatory frameworks in the BRICS Countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) has been quick and consistent, and is increasingly contributing to forge international standards as well as to broaden the frontiers of data protection regulation. This panel proposes do delve into new developments and common grounds among these new frameworks, considering, for example, the new Chinese data protection law, the first year of the Brazilian LGPD, the Indian data protection Bill, the Russian Internet Sovereignty debate, and the enforcement challenges in South African.
• What major developments took place in the BRICS data protection frameworks over the past year?
• How are BRICS countries innovating data protection policy and institutional frameworks?
• Digital sovereignty and cybersecurity are playing and increasingly important role in BRICS data protection circles. Can we identify common trends?