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President approves India's data-protection legislation, after four years of debate

India has finally approved a federal data-protection law, with both houses of parliament voting in favor of the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill last week and presidential assent for the legislation announced on Saturday.
The Digital Personal Data Protection Act 2023 was published in the government's gazette on Saturday, following

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Freny Patel


Freny has been covering antitrust law, M&A and regulations for over a decade, serving as Asia editor at Policy and Regulatory Report. Prior to joining as an editor at Mergermarket, she headed the banking bureau of a leading Indian financial daily, Business Standard. When India privatized the insurance sector, she had her own column in The Observer.

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