ADGM Seeks Public Consultation on Miscellaneous Amendments in Relation to Data Protection

ADGM RA 04/05/2017

The Registration Authority (RA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) today issued a public consultation paper inviting public feedback and comments on miscellaneous amendments to the Data Protection Regulations 2015 under ADGM Commercial Legislation. 

The proposed amendments include updates and further clarity on items such as defined terms, the mechanism of designation of jurisdictions with adequate level of protection, amendments to the model data transfer agreements, deadlines for notifications to the Registrar and additional enforcement provisions.

These enhancements are part of ADGM’s ongoing commitment to continuously enhance its legislative framework to maintain a fair, well-regulated and internationally-recognised platform that meets the needs of its markets.

ADGM invites the public and industry participants to submit their comments to “Consultation Paper No. 2 of 2017” by 30 May 2017 to: 

Mail :


Consultation Paper No. 2 of 2017

Registration Authority

Abu Dhabi Global Market Square

Al Maryah Island

PO Box 111999

Abu Dhabi, UAE