News stories posted during May 2018

Which countries will meet the GDPR deadline?

01/05/2018 by:

This was one of the questions discussed yesterday at Privacy Laws & Business’s conference, Almost there: GDPR National Implementation. Hosted in London by Latham & Watkins LLP (L&W), the conference covered GDPR developments in Spain, Poland, Franc...

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EDPB ready to operate from 25 May, Buttarelli says

08/05/2018 by:

The European Data Protection Board is ready to start its work immediately when the GDPR enters into force on 25 May 2018. Speaking at the ASSODPO conference in Milan today, European Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli said that the gro...

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Council of Europe modernises Convention 108

21/05/2018 by:

The Council of Europe adopted, on 18 May, an Amending Protocol which updates its data protection convention, known as “Convention 108”. The modernisation brings the Convention into line with the EU Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and now require...

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EDPB starts work and appoints Austria’s DPA as its head

25/05/2018 by:

The Chair of the European Data Protection Board, (EDPB), Ms Andrea Jelinek, Head of Austria’s Data Protection Authority, said that the Board is fully functioning, despite the fact that not all EU Member States have managed to adopt GDPR adaptation...

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