The latest development in the complex procedural journey of the draft Regulation is the publication of a (mostly business-friendly) compromise text by the Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers.  Datonomy takes stock of the current state of play, and highlights the Council’s “direction of travel” on some key practical issues.  What’s the latest news on the regulation?   Last week the EU Council’s Justice and Home Affairs Committee published a draft compromise text of the General Data Protection Regulation. This note from the Presidency to the Council summarises the key points. The Presidency’s marked up text will inform the Council’s negotiating stance with other EU institutions – notably LIBE, the lead European Parliamentary Committee, in the weeks and months ahead. The Presidency’s aim is to “secure broad support for its approach”. The text is significant because although it is by no means the final word, it  “reflects the Presidency’s … Continue Reading ››