Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati welcomes you to the WSGR EU Data Protection Regulation Observatory.
This site tracks developments related to the EU legislative proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation (European Commission Proposal of 25 January 2012, COM (2012) 11 final).
The proposal will determine the data protection landscape in Europe for the foreseeable future, and also will be highly influential in other regions of the world. Companies in all sectors will be affected, including non-EU companies doing business in Europe.
- Article: "Status Update on the EU Data Protection Regulation"
- Article: "The Proposed EU Data Protection Regulation Three Years Later: The Council Position"
- Council publishes preparation document for trilogue
- EPP Group publishes trilogue timetable
- Council reaches General Approach on the draft General Data Protection Regulation (press release)
- Council publishes proposal on General Approach on the draft General Data Protection Regulation
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