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EU General Data Protection Regulation


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28 August 2017

The Law Society


234 x 156 mm
240 pages

EU General Data Protection Regulation
A Guide To The New Law

James Castro-Edwards


The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became law in the UK as the Data Protection Act in May 2018.

This legislation guide breaks down and analyses what this means for both your firm's own data and that of the clients you advise.

This invaluable text:

  • provides a practical analysis of the GDPR
  • breaks the regulation down into easily digestible segments
  • includes the full text of the regulation.


1. Subject matter, material and territorial scope, and definitions

2. The data protection principles

3. Data subjects' rights

4. Controllers and processors, breach notification and DPOs

5. Data transfers

6. Independent supervisory authorities

7. Co-operation and consistency

8. Remedies, liability and penalties

9. Provisions relating to specific processing situations

10. Delegated acts and implementing acts

11. Final provisions


About the Author

James Castro-Edwards of Wedlake Bell advises organisations in the private, public and third sectors on data protection issues. His experience includes managing global data protection compliance projects for multinational companies, providing advice on discrete data protection issues and advising companies that have suffered a data breach

If your organisation can't demonstrate that good data protection is a cornerstone of your business policy and practices, you're leaving your organisation open to enforcement action that can damage both public reputation and bank balance. That makes data protection a boardroom issue.” Elizabeth Denham, UK Information Commissioner, July 2017 (taken from the foreword to EU General Data Protection Regulation)