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Directive Reform Publication Likely Delayed

PRIVACY LAW—EU

September 30, 2011

The European Commission's publication of the EU Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC) reform will likely be delayed beyond the expected November deadline. Matthew Newman, a spokesperson for European Commission Vice President Viviane Reding, said that "this is a comprehensive reform" and the timing for publication will be "within 20 weeks." In this IAPP Europe Data Protection Digest exclusive, experts provide insight into the complexity of this legislation and common ground that stakeholders share.
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