With the 25 May General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation date fast approaching we will be looking back on the journey we have been on since Thursday April 14, 2016 when the GDPR was finally approved by the EU Parliament. We will be sharing insights around the challenges of the data transformation journey that many are facing and how they should be planning to move forward in the GDPR ‘live environment’.
In this short paper we consider the enforcement landscape, explore the developing issues and highlight some of the wider risks from adverse scrutiny that may have been missed with the focus on regulatory activity.
The biggest overhaul of data protection in two decades - the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR - comes into force across the EU in May. In this Beyond Brexit episode, our new host, Sally Cosgrove, is joined by Kevin Burrowes, head of clients and markets, and Stewart Room, lead partner for GDPR and data protection, to discuss the potential impact arising from Brexit.
The introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) from May 2018 will deliver a fundamental change in how personal data must be handled. Instead of being an afterthought, protections for personal data will now have to be designed into the very fabric of business operations and the technology behind them.
Data protection and privacy insights blog by Stewart Room, Partner, Joint Global Head of Data Protection and Global Legal Services Leader at PwC UK.
The Article 29 Working Party has recently published updated guidance on the Personal Data Breach notification rules in Articles 33 and 34 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The original version was published on 3rd October 2017.
Are companies exposed to fines at 2% or 4% of their worldwide annual turnover, or are they exposed to fines based on the group worldwide annual turnover, assuming that they are part of a group?
In early August, the UK Government published its Statement of Intent in relation to a proposed Data Protection Bill. PwC’s initial analysis, which can be found here, notes that the proposed Bill largely reflects the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
This morning the Minister of State for Digital, Matt Hancock, released a statement of intent for the UK’s new Data Protection Bill. The Bill has already been through a consulting phase and the Minister has set the Bill’s scheduled implementation date for May 2018, clearly aiming to coincide with the 25 May 2018 implementation date of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee has published their report today on the EU Data Protection reform package and the implications of Brexit.