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Updata protection: Commission’s new proposals result in a mixed bag for businesses

The European Commission has unveiled sweeping provisions to reform data protection laws which will apply to all EU countries, including the UK. A number of these have been widely trumpeted, such as the so-called “right to be forgotten”, but the proposals do represent a significant change in the way that protection thresholds will be set and in the compliance steps that businesses will need to take.

These are just proposals which now need to go through the EU legislative process, which can be expected to take a number of years to complete. However, prudent businesses will keep an eye on these proposals and start thinking about how they could be implemented in practice. More…

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