25 May 2019 was GDPR's first birthday. Since its introduction, privacy and data protection issues have continued to dominate public debate and regulators have signalled that large fines for non-compliance are imminent. Now is an opportune time to review your privacy and data protection regimes. We have more regulatory guidance and case law than we did a year ago, and practices may well have bedded in within your organisation over the last year.
With this in mind, and in lieu of birthday cake, we have prepared a short series of thought-pieces, including a look at what could feature on your to-do list for GDPR year two and some sector-specific snapshots of GDPR's formative first year:
- One year of GDPR: How have EU Member States implemented and enforced the new data protection regime?
- Entertainment & Media: GDPR is one year old already: 5 things to put on your to do list for year two
- Life Sciences: GDPR is one year old already: 5 things for the life sciences and healthcare industry
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