Spring of 2016 has been a busy time in the world of data protection which culminated in the publication of the finalised text of the General Data Protection Regulation in April. This briefing note kicks off our series which explores the new Regulation’s practical effects on business.
With the publication of the GDPR in the Official Journal of the European Union, comes notification that the new Data Protection rules shall apply from 25th May 2018.
Four years (yes, four years!) after the overhaul of European data protection laws began, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been approved by the European Parliament on 14 April 2016, heralding the most significant reform of data protection laws in the EU in over 15 years, which will have a significant impact on businesses and individuals alike.