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Few regulatory shifts have struck fear into the hearts of data-driven businesses quite like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The data privacy regulation, adopted in April 2016 and set to take effect May 25, 2018, sets forth a set of rules that would enable European Union (EU) residents to recover and erase their personal data held by private business. The fines set forth by the regulation for noncompliance, the greater of $20 million or 4 percent of an organization’s annual revenue, are substantial to say the least.

Gabrielle Orum Hernández

Gabrielle Orum Hernández is a reporter with Legaltech News and the Daily Report covering legal technology startups and vendors. She can be reached by email at ghernandez@alm.com, or on Twitter at @GMOrumHernandez.

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