The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now applies directly in all EU member states and is enforceable.

The GDPR imposes far-reaching obligations for companies in the EU that collect, use, or otherwise process personal information.  While the GDPR is pan-European in scope, individual Member States will be issuing implementation guidelines and in some areas more detailed rules.  We are closely monitoring all developments related to local implementation on behalf of our clients and are making them available here so that you can track them as well.

With possible penalties of up to €20 million or 4% of global annual revenue for non-compliance, companies cannot afford to turn a blind eye.  Morrison & Foerster’s global Privacy + Data Security team has extensive experience advising companies across industries in all phases of GDPR preparedness. Explore our readiness center as you continue to assess your obligations and chart a roadmap to compliance. We would be delighted to speak with you if we can assist. Our team is ready and willing to help.

GDPR Mythbusters - Event
Mythbusters: GDPR Edition

Watch our latest webinar for common misconceptions that companies should avoid as they continue to develop their compliance programs.


 

Local Implementation - Resource
Local Implementation

Track the status of Member State implementation and access the text of the implementation acts using our clickable map.


 

GDPR Local Guidance
Local Guidance

The data protection authorities of several EU member states have issued local guidance on GDPR implementation and other resources to help organizations in their preparedness efforts. Access them here.


 

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Just the Basics

Download MoFo’s two-page reference guide for key dates, obligations, and considerations as you execute your readiness plan.


 

GDPR Readiness Questions - Resource
GDPR Readiness Questions

What are the essential questions you should be asking as your organization prepares for the GDPR?


 

GDPR Automated Decision Making - Article
GDPR and Automated Decision Making

In this opinion piece, our team explains why under the GDPR, controllers “cannot hide behind algorithms for automated individual decision making.”


 

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