On 27 September 2022, the Ibero-American Network for the Protection of Personal Data published the Guide for the Implementation of Standard Contractual Clauses for the International Transfer of Personal Data, which sets out certain aspects to be considered when making international transfers of personal data through the use of standard contractual clauses. The Guide includes non-binding guidance for those who make ITPD from member countries of the RIPD to non-adequate jurisdictions.
On November 10, 2021, President Biden signed the Reinforcing Nicaragua’s Adherence to Conditions for Electoral Reform Act into law, which calls for increased sanctions against Nicaragua. This followed November 7 elections in Nicaragua that allowed President Daniel Ortega to stay in power for a fourth consecutive term.
In response to opening the consulate of the Republic of Nicaragua in the temporarily occupied Crimea, on 2 February 2021 the Parliament of Ukraine for the first time in its history approved sectoral sanctions against the Republic of Nicaragua (“Sectoral Sanctions”).