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The Subsecretary of Open Government and Digital Country, dependent on the Chief of Cabinet of Ministers), created the Vacunación COVID-19 database by means of Disposition No. 06/2021, published in the Official Gazette on 21 April 2021. Its purpose is to organize, accelerate and make effective the administration of vaccines authorized by the competent entities and jurisdictions against COVID-19, contributing to the prevention of the virus and the limitation of its health consequences.

This week’s Government Enforcement video discussion, led by Baker McKenzie’s Tom Firestone and Jerome Tomas, will cover topics such as the Russian response to US sanctions, the trial of Mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts for extorting marijuana businesses, SEC Commissioner Peirce’s statement on an Index Fund SEC settlement, and the SEC and cyrpto assests.

On April 20, 2021, the Biden Administration took steps to address cybersecurity risks in the US energy sector industrial base by announcing a 100-day cybersecurity initiative for electricity subsector industrial control systems (“100-Day Plan”) and by issuing, on April 22, 2021, a Request for Information to inform future recommendations for US energy systems’ supply chain security (“RFI”).

Due to rapid advances in digitalization, retail banks are facing increasing client demand for hyper-personalised products and services. However, financial institutions must navigate a myriad of laws and regulations to ensure that in the process of creating hyper-personal solutions for their customers, they are not breaching their privacy.

On 10 May, the Council of the European Union adopted a revised version of the EU’s Dual-Use Regulation. Key changes include two new general export authorisations, stricter controls on cyber-surveillance and technical assistance, changes to the licensing framework, and provisions allowing for increased co-ordination between Member States.

5G has proved to be an important and transformative technology in an increasingly digital world. Parallel and complementary is the significant growth of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) sector. This sector is disruptive and has varied applications, and will further prove to be a useful asset in the post pandemic era – and is projected to be an increasingly key and exciting technology around the delivery of 5G and vice versa. In this episode of TMT Talk, Raffaele Giarda, Jennifer Trock, and Andrea Mezzetti discuss how 5G helps the UAS sector advance further and what role technology companies, in turn, play in further developing 5G technology itself.

On April 20, 2021, the Biden Administration took steps to address cybersecurity risks in the US energy sector industrial base by announcing a 100-day cybersecurity initiative for electricity subsector industrial control systems and by issuing, on April 22, 2021, a Request for Information to inform future recommendations for US energy systems’ supply chain security.