The wait is finally over—this Friday the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. For many readers of this post, a huge amount of work will have been done in recent months in building up to compliance with the new regime. However, the challenges of GDPR certainly don’t end on the date this law goes into implementation. We have shared below some interesting points that we’ve seen arising recently, all of which relate to how things are likely to develop from today onwards, including enforcement predictions, challenges related to operationalizing data subject access procedures, and how the GDPR may change the data privacy litigation landscape in Europe.
For many organizations that are based outside the EU and took the “wait and see” approach, our checklist may come in handy, which gives an illustrative overview of the requirements likely to impact most types of businesses and the practical steps that organizations need to take to meet those requirements. We also have a chatbot powered by artificial intelligence that helps clients to determine whether the GDPR applies to their business.