What To Expect From EU Data Protection Reform

Law360, New York (November 15, 2013, 12:29 PM EST) -- On Oct. 25, 2013, the European Council concluded that the new data protection framework should be adopted in a timely manner in order to strengthen consumer and business trust in Europe’s digital economy. The council did, however, refuse to commit to adoption by early next year.

This conclusion follows on the heels of the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) Committee vote setting out its position on a compromise text of the draft regulation on Oct. 21, 2013. After some 18 months of...
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