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New EU Data Protection Laws - European Parliament Proposes Restrictive Data Protection Laws in Europe

November 20, 2013

By DR. ALI SAHIN & DR. REGINA ENGELSTAEDTER

The European Parliament has proposed a new legal framework for data protection in the European Union ("New Data Protection Regulation"). The New Data Protection Regulation will require companies to increase their efforts in complying with EU data protection laws and imposes severe sanctions for violations. Companies will therefore be required to extensively re-visit their compliance programs.