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Baker McKenzie Launches GDPR National Legislation Survey

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will start to apply as of 25 May 2018, allows EU Member States to enact national data protection laws to supplement the GDPR thereby potentially impacting the intended EU-wide harmonization of data protection law through the GDPR.

Source: Baker McKenzie Launches GDPR National Legislation Survey

Marju Lauristin, MEP, discusses GDPR and ePrivacy Regulation

In this interview with IAPP European Correspondent Jennifer Baker, European Parliament rapporteur on the new ePrivacy Regulation, Marju Lauristin, MEP, speaks about how she envisions the ePrivacy Regulation working in coordination with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is set to be implemented May 25, 2018. In this wide-ranging interview, get insight on how Lauristin sees issues such as ancillary services, cookies, and the administrative timeline playing out over the course of the ePrivacy Regulation’s development.

Source: Marju Lauristin, MEP, discusses GDPR and ePrivacy Regulation

FINLAND: Preparing to implement the GDPR

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force on 24 May 2016 and EU Member States are required to implement the Regulation from 25 May 2018. While the Regulation will be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States, there is a margin of maneuverability for Member States to specify their own rules or to restrict them via national legislation.

Source: FINLAND: Preparing to implement the GDPR

Dutch pass ‘tapping’ law, intelligence agencies may gather data en masse

The Dutch Senate passed a law early on Wednesday giving intelligence agencies broad new surveillance and other powers, including the ability to gather data from large groups of people at once.

Source: Dutch pass ‘tapping’ law, intelligence agencies may gather data en masse

Germany is first EU Country to enact new Data Protection Act to align with the GDPR

On 5 July 2017, almost a year before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be applied, the new German Federal Data Protection Act (‘Bundesdatenschutzgesetz’) passed the final stage of the legislative process, the so-called German Data Protection Amendment Act. It has been countersigned by the German Federal President and published in the Federal Law Gazette.

Source: Germany is the first EU Member State to enact new Data Protection Act to align with the GDPR

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