This post was written by Nick Tyler.

With two weeks to go until implementation of an EU-wide amendment to the law on cookies and consent, the UK’s data protection regulator, the ICO, has issued initial guidance on compliance. It proposes three actions that organisations can take to mitigate their potential exposure to enforcement action in the short-term. In the meantime, industry and the authorities are working on finding solutions to the most complex and challenging issues presented by the new law.

In our Client Alert we look more closely at what organisations need to be doing now to comply with this new EU-wide regime.  Reed Smith’s Legal Bytes blog also recently posted on the topic.