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This article is part of the June 2012 issue of Data protection: Preparing for new EU regulations
In January 2012, the European Commission announced two important pieces of legislation affecting the personal data of EU citizens: the EU data protection directive and the EU data protection regulation. Of the two, the data protection regulation will have the greater effect on most businesses that collect, hold or share data within the EU. This article will focus on the steps businesses can take to prepare for the new regulation when it comes into force. The impending data protection regulation With the EU data protection regulation, the European Commission has proposed a comprehensive reform of the current data protection rules. The reform will do away with the current set of fragmented rules, and create a single data privacy law that stretches across Europe. It will also enable businesses to deal with a supervisory authority in just one country, rather than having to coordinate compliance efforts across individual European countries in which it does business. The overall theme of the proposed data protection regulation conveys that all personal data should... Access >>>
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The new EU data protection regulation: Planning for compliance
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