German Parliament approves Data Protection Act to implement the GDPR

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On April 28, 2017, the Deutscher Bundestag, the German Parliament adopted the Federal Data Protection Act (Datenschutz-Anpassungs- und -Umsetzungsgesetz EU – DSANPUG-EU). The Act implements in Germany the provisions of Regulation 2016/679, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) .

The Federal Council shall now approve the law, which will enter into force at the same time of the GDPR, on May 25, 2018.

The DSANPUG-EU is available in German here.

More information on the GDPR is available at

More information is available in German at…

For more information, Francesca Giannoni-Crystal & Federica Romanelli.



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