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EDPB starts work and appoints Austria’s DPA as its head

25/05/2018 by:

The Chair of the European Data Protection Board, (EDPB), Ms Andrea Jelinek, Head of Austria’s Data Protection Authority, said that the Board is fully functioning, despite the fact that not all EU Member States have managed to adopt GDPR adaptation...

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UK Data Protection Act receives Royal Assent and enters into force tomorrow

24/05/2018 by:

The UK Data Protection Bill received Royal Assent on 23 May and its main provisions will commence on 25 May 2018. The UK Act is not limited to GDPR provisions but also covers national security issues and transposes the EU Law Enforcement Directive...

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Council of Europe modernises Convention 108

21/05/2018 by:

The Council of Europe adopted, on 18 May, an Amending Protocol which updates its data protection convention, known as “Convention 108”. The modernisation brings the Convention into line with the EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and now require...

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House of Commons passes Data Protection Bill with amendments

10/05/2018 by:

The Data Protection Bill went through the Report stage and third reading in the House of Commons yesterday. What will come next is the so called ‘Ping Pong’ between the Houses before the Bill is adopted. The government’s exemption for immigration...

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EDPB ready to operate from 25 May, Buttarelli says

08/05/2018 by:

The European Data Protection Board is ready to start its work immediately when the GDPR enters into force on 25 May 2018. Speaking at the ASSODPO conference in Milan today, European Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli said that the gro...

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