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Norway prepares for GDPR with draft for new Personal Data Act

By Jan Sandtrø , Partner, Norway Last week the new Personal Data Act for implementing the GDPR in Norway was published. Norway has taken a similar approach to, for example, Ireland in translating the GDPR into Norwegian, but there are also some additional regulations proposed which are specific to Norway.

Source: NORWAY: Preparing to implement the GDPR – Draft for new Personal Data Act

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

EEA adopts EU-US Privacy Shield

The European Economic Area Joint Committee has formally adopted a decision to incorporate the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield adequacy decision into the EEA Agreement, which recognizes the framework as a valid mechanism to transfer data from EEA member states to the U.S. This will include Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

Source: EEA adopts EU-US Privacy Shield

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