8/2/17 - Meeting the Challenge of a Global GDPR and BCR Programme
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8/2/17 - Meeting the Challenge of a Global GDPR and BCR Programme

John Bowman and Myriam Gufflet, experts in Promontory’s global privacy and data protection practice, published an article in the European Data Protection Law Review about how companies can prepare for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR.

“When the Official Journal of the European Union published the GDPR on 27 April 2016, the two-year transition period might have seemed generous. However, many organisations have since discovered that the effort and commitment required to manage transition to the new rules should not be underestimated,” they wrote. “As a legislative act, the GDPR has horizontal effect across organisations; GDPR implementation programmes, therefore, should address the interests and concerns of a wide range of organisations’ internal and external stakeholders. In this respect, the establishment of a privacy programme requires serious consideration and commitment from key decision makers within an organisation.”

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