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Was it more hype than reality? With the deadline for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation come and gone, here’s a look at how law firms and their clients braced for impact and now are grappling with the repercussions.

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With the deadline for those serving EU customers to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) finally here, companies are tightening up information governance structures, sending out new privacy policy updates to consumers, and preparing for the regulation’s mandate that individual consumers be able to request the return and erasure of their personal data from big companies.

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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