EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): A cheat sheet. Enforcement of the GDPR goes into effect May 25, 2018, and will apply to any company that transacts with European Union citizens, regardless of the location of the business.
From Alston & Bird:
Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – 12 steps to take now. This checklist from the U.K.’s Information Commissioner’s Office highlights 12 steps you can take now to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
An English-Language Primer on Germany’s GDPR Implementation Statute, Daniel Felz, Alston & Bird, Privacy & Data Security Blog
- Overview, Drafting History, and Scope of Application
- Re-Use of Data – Secondary Uses, Sensitive Data, and Statistical Processing
- Within the Company – DPOs and Employee Data Rules
- Individual Rights
- Oversight, Sanctions, and Lawsuits
Our Privacy & Data Security Team discusses Belgium’s new Data Protection Act implementing the GDPR, a Copernican revolution in data protection enforcement culture in Belgium.
- A legislative approach different from other EU Member States
- New structure with an inspection body and dispute resolution chamber as key players
- Sophisticated procedural rules for effectively enforcing privacy rights
Executive Summary: The upcoming GDPR recognizes binding corporate rules for processors (BCR-Ps) and introduces several benefits to incentivize companies to adopt them. Our Privacy & Data Security Group covers this change and explains key advantages.
- Increased flexibility, compliance, and accountability
- Reduced operational costs and prevention of high fines
- Enhanced customer confidence
GDPR — Alston & Bird GDPR Landing Page (with webinar recording links)
Great thanks to Leadership Council Member [and Alston & Bird Partner], Michael Zweiback.