Late last month, France’s data protection enforcement agency, the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (CNIL), slapped Google with a 50 million euro ($57 million) fine for GDPR violations. (See the CNIL’s decision here in French.) That’s the steepest penalty yet under the new law … Read more about Want 57 Million Reasons to Audit Your GDPR Compliance? Just Ask Google.
Global Data Privacy Requirements—Expanding Beyond the European Union
The launch of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) established 2018 as the year of data privacy, spurring other countries to enact their own laws or update their existing system of laws. Even the U.S. has gotten in on the game, with a new law in California and a potential … Read more about Global Data Privacy Requirements—Expanding Beyond the European Union
How to Balance eDiscovery Obligations and Data Privacy Rights
Imagine this scenario: Your company has customers around the world, with the majority in the U.S., but a non-negligible fraction in the EU. Mindful of those in the EU, you carefully researched your obligations under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and set up an approach that would … Read more about How to Balance eDiscovery Obligations and Data Privacy Rights
The Post-GDPR Era Begins
What’s happened since the GDPR became effective? And what does it mean for U.S. eDiscovery? Hear that? It’s the sound of thousands of companies breathing a sigh of relief: May 25, 2018, the effective date for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), has come and gone—and much like Y2K, … Read more about The Post-GDPR Era Begins
The GDPR Is Coming—Are You Ready?
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018. This regulation unifies the various European data privacy laws, providing unprecedented penalties—20 million Euros or 4 percent of annual corporate turnover, whichever is greater—for egregious … Read more about The GDPR Is Coming—Are You Ready?