Changes are expected to the EU One-Stop-Shop mechanism

Patrick van Eecke, Loriane Sangaré-Vayssac and Enrique Capdevila of Cooley analyse the updated guidelines for  identifying the Lead Supervisory Authority and the draft GDPR Procedural Regulation.

Following the adoption of the final version of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) Guidelines on identifying the lead supervisory authority (LSA), which clarify the conditions under which controllers and processors can benefit from the One-Stop-Shop mechanism (OSS), the European Commission published a proposal for the GDPR Procedural Regulation.

This future regulation will lay down additional procedural rules relating to the enforcement of the GDPR, and seeks to harmonize and reinforce the application of data protection rules across the Member States through an enhanced OSS. As part of the legislative process, the EDPB and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) published on 19 September a joint opinion on the draft GDPR Procedural Regulation outlining suggested changes to the existing draft.(1)

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