EU Data Protection Authorities Issue Draft Guidance on When Data Protection Impact Assessments Are Required under New GDPR

By Mayer Brown

On April 4, 2017, the Article 29 Working Party (“WP29”), the group representing national data protection regulators in the European Union, following their April plenary meeting, issued guidelines (the “Guidelines”) on Data Protection Impact Assessments (“DPIAs”), which will be used to measure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

The GDPR introduces a new regime for the protection of personal data in the European Union, and it will apply starting on May 25, 2018. In line with the new framework, businesses will have to comply with new stringent requirements and obligations.

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20 Apr 2017

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