Alex van der Wolk
Privacy + Data Security
As part of the Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy outlined in May 2015, the European Commission (the “Commission”) issued a communication and two proposals in early January to further enhance and update the legal regime for data protection in the Union.
The Commission issued:
The objective of these initiatives is to build on the momentum created by the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 679/2016 or “GDPR”) and to bring the entire constellation of EU data protection instruments up to par with the standards it sets. The GDPR was adopted last April after four years of legislative debate and is set to take effect in May 2018.
Read our article in Westlaw Journal Computer and Internet.
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