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GDPR and a consumer power shift
16 August 2017

Incoming new data regulations are likely to give consumers much more power to drive business to or away from an organisation depending upon how they deal with their data.

The EU's new GDPR data regime is due to be implemented in May next year  – and has huge implications for the way organisations capture, handle and retain data about individuals. 

As we wrote in the White Paper "GDPR: Getting ready for data’s new dawn paper", companies that embrace the challenges - and the principles of accountability and transparency - will thrive, and those that do not will struggle.

Sarah Williamson, partner in the Commercial & Technology team, analysed the issues that legal teams need to consider in an article for Lawyer Monthly.

To read the full article, click here.

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