The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect on May 25, 2018. It will attempt to standardize data protection law throughout the European Union. The GDPR will not be fully harmonized since the law has more than 70 opening clauses that will leave room for the EU Member States’ legislators to implement (stricter, less strict, or more detailed) rules. Reed Smith, along with partner law firms from every EU Member State, has drafted an overview of each Member State’s local GDPR laws.
To learn more about each EU Member State’s current status, click here.