On November 27, 2023, the Council of the EU formally adopted the Data Act, following the European Parliament’s endorsement of November 9, which concludes the EU legislative process. As noted below, the Data Act will shortly be published in the Official Journal and become enforceable in 2025.
The Data Act is designed to require entities to make data, including non-personal data, accessible to other parties, so that it can be re-used for new purposes. The Data Act’s obligations are broad and may require significant engineering work to re-design products to ensure compliance.
We provide below a brief overview of key takeaways and timelines.Continue Reading Data Act Becomes Law: What Next?