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Survey of the National GDPR Implementation Laws of Key Member States

While the GDPR compliance clock is ticking for companies, EU Member States have also been preparing for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) which will become enforceable on May 25, 2018. The GDPR will be directly applicable in all EU Member States without the need for implementing national laws. However, apart from … Continue Reading

New Belgian Data Protection Authority Bill Introduced

On 23 August 2017, a draft bill establishing a Data Protection Authority (Wetsontwerp tot oprichting van de Gegevensbeschermingsautoriteit – Projet de loi portant creation d’Autorité de protection de données, “DPA Bill”) was introduced before the Belgian Parliament, as required by the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).   The DPA Bill aims to reform the existing Commission … Continue Reading