The EU General Data Protection Regulation (known as the "GDPR") will take effect from 25 May 2018. The purpose of the GDPR is to harmonise EU data privacy laws and to enhance the standard of data protection across all EU member states. Rob Corbet, Partner and the Technology and Innovation Team have produced a useful guide to help you navigate the upcoming changes.

Read "Preparing for the GDPR" here.

This article contains a general summary of developments and is not a complete or definitive statement of the law. Specific legal advice should be obtained where appropriate.