The European Commission published its proposals for reforming the EU data protection regime on 25th January 2012. 

Subject to these proposals being accepted they will replace the current European Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and the country-specific data protection legislation across all 27 Member States – in the UK, the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA).  And this could be as early as 2014/15!

Mike Bradford, BIIA’s Advisor on Privacy and Data Protection issues, provides a summary of key impacts.

To read the summary click on the link:   EU Data Protection Regulations

For further information contact Mike Bradford or Helen Lord at Regulatory Strategies at