Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati welcomes you to the WSGR EU Data Protection Regulation Observatory.

This site tracks developments related to EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of April 27, 2016, OJ L 119, 4.5.2016, p. 1–88). The Regulation will be enforceable as of May 25, 2018.

The Regulation 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.