At the end of September 2020, after a legislative process of almost four years, both chambers of the Swiss Parliament approved the revised Federal Act on Data Protection. It is now clear the regulations companies that process data will have to comply within Switzerland in the future. It is not yet clear when the Federal Council will enter the revised FADP into force. Until the Federal Council announces the date of entry into force, it will still be necessary to wait until the referendum period has expired. The FADP does not provide for any transitional periods, so companies should comply now.