This IIF Roundtable on Date Localization explored the implications for the financial system and the overall economy of existing and proposed restrictions to the cross-border movement of data, and discussed how international cooperation on different fronts can overcome these restrictions and facilitate the flow of data across jurisdictions. The event featureed a mix of 40-50 attendees, including prominent officials, policymakers and representatives from leading financial institutions, with the roundtable format aimed at facilitating an open and interactive discussion among all participants, stimulating fresh thinking and challenging views.