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The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation went into effect on May 25, 2018, prioritizing data privacy concerns for in-house counsel around the world. One year later, as more general counsel share their tips on compliance and more surveys document the law's effectiveness, it still is putting lawyers on high alert with the U.S. discussing ways to pass a similar law as California plans to see its version live in 2020.

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(L to R) Andrea Jelinek, European Data Protection Board chairwoman and Austrian Data Protection Authority director, and Microsoft deputy general counsel and corporate vice president Julie Brill. Photo: Caroline Spiezio/ALM

It’s been nearly a year since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation went into effect, sparking conversations and compliance efforts in legal departments worldwide.

Caroline Spiezio

Caroline covers the intersection of tech and law for Corporate Counsel. She's based in San Francisco. Find her on Twitter @CarolineSpiezio.

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