May 152018
 May 15, 2018  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S.

Giulio Coraggio of DLA Piper writes:

The Italian privacy law integrating the GDPR has been finalized by the Board of Ministers, unveiling unexpected surprises a few days before the 25th of May 2018.

The Italian Board of Ministers issued the final text of the legislative decree integrating the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Unlike the initial draft of the decree, the new version does not completely repeal the current Italian Privacy Code, but only substantially amends some of its contents, removing sections that are already covered by the GDPR. Unfortunately, the result is very confusing, unless “tetris” was your favorite game when you were a kid and now want to re-test your skills!

The decree still has to be reviewed by the Parliament, but – given the limited timeframe left before the 25th of May – no substantial changes are expected. Below are my top 5 derogations to the GDPR provided by the Italian privacy law:

Read more on Privacy Matters.

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