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Global Data Hub draws on Taylor Wessing's international expertise to provide you with insight and guidance on data protection issues. Our in-depth analysis, news updates and events will help you navigate the minefield of global data protection law.

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Data privacy 2017/2018Data privacy 2017/2018


We look back at the main data privacy events of 2017 and at what to expect in what will be an action-packed year. With the GDPR, NISD, and potentially the ePrivacy Regulation coming into effect in 2018, we also remind you about our data privacy toolkit.

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Data Protection LegislationData Protection Legislation


EU Member States are starting to publish their own data protection legislation to deal with permitted GDPR derogations and implementation of the Law Enforcement Directive. Member States have made varying degrees of progress with Germany leading the pack. The UK recently published its own draft legislation which has the added complexity of trying to 'Brexit proof' itself. Our international team takes a look at the state of play.

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Regulator guidance on the GDPRRegulator guidance on the GDPR


The GDPR will apply from 25 May 2018. In the run up, regulators are publishing guidance on a range of compliance points which businesses may be dealing with for the first time, which are particularly complex, or which simply need a bit of further explanation. We take a look at some of the Article 29 Working Party guidance, draft ICO guidance on consent, and at what other EU regulators have published.

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