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Council of the European Union Adoption

On 8 April 2016, the Council adopted its position at first reading on data protection reform, which paves the way for the final adoption of the legislative package by the European Parliament at its plenary session in April. This formal adoption comes after the compromise agreed with the European Parliament in December 2015. Following this

Negotiations Resulting in Joint Proposal

Negotiations between the European Parliament, Council of the European Union and the European Commission (Formal Trilogue Meeting) resulted in a joint proposal. The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU). Together with the Council of the European Union (the Council) and the European Commission, it exercises the legislative

GDPR Proposal Released

The European Commission has today proposed a comprehensive reform of the EU’s 1995 data protection rules to strengthen online privacy rights and boost Europe’s digital economy. Technological progress and globalisation have profoundly changed the way our data is collected, accessed and used. In addition, the 27 EU Member States have implemented the 1995 rules differently,