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What Companies Should Know About the LIBE Committee’s Amendments to the EU’s Proposed Data Protection Regulation

Posted in European Union, International

By Monika Kuschewsky & Mark Young

On Monday, the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament adopted proposed amendments to the Commission’s legislative proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation.  Earlier this week we summarized the vote and procedural details (here).  In this alert, we provide more detail on the amendments that companies are likely to care most about, including provisions on sanctions, the one-stop shop, consent and legitimate interests, transfers, data breach and profiling.  We also discuss next steps in the legislative process.