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Everything Your Business Should Know About the Impending GDPR

Everything Your Business Should Know About the Impending GDPR

London-based White & Case partner Tim Hickman has authored an article for Information Age that outlines the moves businesses should consider to prepare for the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)—a regulation by the EU that aims to improve data protection for its citizens.

Key takeaways from Hickman's article include that data protection authorities (DPAs) will impose hefty fines for businesses in violation if necessary, the regulation will shorten the timeframe for reporting data breaches (including those committed by a business' own employees), employees will have more limitations in moving data around, and a rise in privacy litigation may occur. Click here to read more.