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USMCA incorporates new digital trade chapter, cybersecurity provisions

October 09, 2018 at 5:20 PM
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to clarify the data localization provision as it applies to financial services. The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement includes a chapter dedicated to digital trade issues, with new language bolstering internet service provider protections, open government data and cooperation on cybersecurity issues. In the new deal, released on Sept. 30, digital trade provisions are included in a separate chapter, marking a departure from the e-commerce chapter included in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The USMCA digital...

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