News & Insights | News | 20 June 2018

How has the balance of power shifted following the introduction of GDPR, the EU's new data protection legislation?

Three weeks ago, on 25th May 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulations came into effect across Europe. Most people will have heard of the new legislation, some will have reacted to it, a few will have understood it but hardly any have a concrete understanding of how it will be implemented and what the consequences will be. We can but wait and see who will invoke the new laws, how stringently the courts will interpret them and what penalties they will hand down to those companies judged to have infringed them...

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