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Everything you have to know about General Data Protection Regulation

On May 25th 2016 the REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND COUNCIL of April 27th 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free transfer of such data (General Data…

GDPR - The top 7 myths we've heard from other businesses

With only 65 days until the GDPR comes into force we decided to look at some of the most common myths that are coming up in many of our conversations with other businesses. Perhaps you've got some of the same concerns? Top 7 myths relating…

How to get GDPR compliant - GDPR and HR trainer tells us what HR need to be doing NOW

There's no denying it - GDPR IS coming (with only 2 months to go until it is applicable). The General Data Protection Regulation WILL impact on your organisation, it WILL require you to update your employment documents and it WILL require…

Strengthened EU data protection rules become a reality in just over 100 days!

With just over 100 days left before the application of the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the European Commission has published new guidance that outlines what remains to be done, including additional guidance for SMEs. Andrus…

Creation of the Belgian Data Protection Authority

What’s in a name? On the 25th of May 2018, the day from which the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is applicable, the Belgian Commission for the Protection of Privacy (CVPV/CBPL) will change its name to the Belgian Data Protection…

New Year’s Data Protection headache?

The General Data Protection Regulation or ‘GDPR’ will apply throughout the EEA, to all sectors of economic activity, from 25 May 2018. It establishes much stricter requirements to be able to practical compliance with the new data protection…

Is the GDPR applicable in a (pure) B2B Context?

On Tuesday, 6th December, FLINN had their second client workshop about the GDPR.  The diverse audience included retailers, manufacturers in the food and beverages industry, franchise networks, IT, healthcare and financial sector companies as…

Why Data Protection is a Board level issue

The message is clear – data protection is a board level issue with board level consequences.  Cases such as the decision in Various Claimants v Morrisons Supermarkets PLC illustrate how organisations can be liable for data protection breaches…

Looking at GDPR's impact on lawyers

As is the case with most other professions, lawyers too will need to gain a good understanding of the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regime to ensure both their own firm’s compliance and to advise clients on complex new…