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Agreement reached on new Data Protection Regulation

December, 2015


On 15 December 2015, trilogue negotiations between the EU Commission, the European Parliament and the EU Council concluded with agreement being reached on the new General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). Agreement was also reached on a new data protection directive for the police and criminal justice sector (the “Directive”). The new package was first proposed in January 2012 and negotiations have been ongoing since. The GDPR aims to strengthen protection of fundamental data protection rights across the EU as… Read more…